Entrepreneurship in Digital Era in Tallinn

Overview 

The study programme is intended for someone who wishes to wisely enter the world of business, create their own business or supplement already existing business knowledge, and provides the opportunity to continue their studies in Master’s study.

 

Upon completing the study programme you will receive actual experience in starting and developing a business and specialise during daytime studies in the direction of the technology business, creative business, or professional sales. Session-based students will be able to study subjects in the direction of specialisation in the form of electives.

 

 

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Why the Entrepreneurship in Digital Era study programme?

  • Under the guidance of lecturers and working together with your fellow students, you will be free to create a student business during your first semester of daytime studies.
  • You will get to know the peculiarities of start-up entrepreneurship and e-business and digital marketing.
  • Together with fellow students possessing work experience you be searching for solutions to business-related challenges during session-based studies.
  • Lecturers, who are also specialists in their field, help students to acquire broad knowledge regarding economics and business and to find solutions to the most common management challenges. 
  • Modern teaching methods are supported by the cloud-based e-learning platform Canvas, which is used by many of the top universities around the world.
  • Studying takes place, for the most part, in small study groups (not more than 35 students) and each student is advised in study organisation related questions by a personal study consultant.

Graduate’s work-related profile

Graduates of the programme operate as entrepreneurs or as small company managers, as well as business project developers and specialists in positions requiring knowledge of entrepreneurship and the economy. The salary of EBS alumni in the field of business and management is, in comparison with graduates from other universities, higher.
 

Key dates
1st of

Application round for the study year 2020/2021 opens.

Applicants from Estonia & Finland can start studies in the Spring semester. International applicants can start studies only in the Autumn semester.

1st of
The application deadline for non-EU applicants in DreamApply for the study year 2020/2021.  
1st of
The application deadline in DreamApply for study year 2020/2021 for applicants from EU/EAA countries, Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, USA, Canada, and Japan.

Admission

Admission process

  • Apply through  Dream Apply Student Admission Platform.
    *Non-EU citizens need to pay the application fee (120€) once they have received the invoice through the Dream Apply system. Application documents will be processed only after the application fee is received.
  • Send your educational documents to EBS to the following address: Admissions and Studies Office, Lauteri street 3, room 115, 10114, Tallinn, ESTONIA
    To whom: Liina Reimann, Admission Specialist
  • An admission interview will be held by EBS representatives via Skype or at the office.
  • Acceptance
    Once the student has sent all necessary documents for applying, has obtained the required level of English of and has successfully passed the entrance process (incl. interview) the Admission Committee will decide upon the student's admission.

    *If you are a non-EU citizen, apply for temporary residence permit for studies in Estonia. 

  • Tuition fee payment
    After being accepted the student will be issued the tuition fee invoice for one academic year.
  • Signing of the study contract
    When the student has arrived in Estonia and to EBS, then the study contract is signed between the student and the university.

 

Contact us

Liina Reimann
E-mail: liina.reimann@ebs.ee

Phone: +372 665 1340

Requirements

For entering the International Business Administration programme which is instructed in English applicants have to submit results of an internationally recognized test of English on a required level of B2 as follows:

  • TOEFL iBT score 87
  • IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing Service) 5.5 with 5.5 or above in each band.
  • Cambridge test - FCE, CAE, CPE

The internationally recognized test of English may be replaced by: 

  • Completion of previous educational level in a country where the English language is spoken as mother-tongue. EBS waves requirement only for the following countries: USA, UK, Ireland, Australia, Canada, New Zealand.
  • Completion of the previous level of education taught fully in English in EU/EEA member states. Please note that the transcript of record must include that studies were conducted fully in English.
  • A graduation certificate from an International Baccalaureate School with English result minimum 5
  • Other countries have to present an internationally recognized language test even if the student studied previously in the English language.
  • Oral and written entrance test in English at EBS 

Fees and Financing Options

The tuition fee is paid by semesters or every half year. If the student is not studying fulltime, the tuition fee will be calculated based on the price of credit points. 

For EU citizens - daytime studies

The semester tuition fee for study year 2020/2021 for Estonian and other EU citizens is the following:

  • Paying in one part the semester fee is 2300 €/semester
  • Paying in two parts the semester fee is 2335 €/semester.
  • The fee for one credit point is 95 € (tuition fee is calculated on basis of ECTS point when a student studies part-time or would like to transfer some courses from another university and therefore does not need to take the whole/nominal program).
  • If you are a resident or a holder of a long-term residence permit in the Republic of Estonia you can pay in several installments by using the Study Investment.

Study Investment

 

For non-EU citizens

  • The tuition fee for the first study year (2 semesters) is 4600 €. The tuition fee can be paid only in one installment prior to the studies.

 

Scholarships

All the candidates, who have received the positive admission decision, hence acceptance letter from EBS, can apply for a scholarship. In order to apply, you need to write an official application letter to the Scholarship Committee. The mission of the Scholarship Committee is to review and award scholarships.

 

The Scholarship Committee makes the decision based on the applicants’ previous experience. Suitable candidates have an entrepreneurial mindset, excellent grades, and experiences outside the classroom.

 

In the application letter the candidate should mention: 

  • Why do they want to study at EBS and which program did they apply for?
  • How are they planning to use the knowledge they gain here and which goals have they set for themselves?
  • What kind of value will they bring to the classroom and to the studies here?

In EBS, the scholarship gives a discount on the tuition fee. Depending on the decision of the admission committee it can give a  25%, 50%, 75% discount of the tuition fee.

Scholarships are awarded once a year in August. Please send your application to triin.sillaots@ebs.ee by the 10th of July. EBS and our Student Council also offer different scholarships to outstanding students after the first year of studies.