The IT Law Programme at the University of Tartu is driven by the high demand for IT Law specialists in the private and public sector worldwide as well as by the ambitions of Estonia as a tech-savvy country and a forerunner in innovative digital initiatives in Europe and beyond.
Designed for lawyers interested in pursuing careers in the field of information technology and cyber security, the programme trains highly qualified IT Law experts much needed at law firms, IT companies, public agencies, international organizations, and consulting firms.
Graduates of the programme are information technology law specialists equipped with the necessary skills to successfully engage and excel in the process of legislative drafting as well as to conduct both analytical and expert work in matters related to ICT. This is achieved particularly thanks to a strong emphasis on:
The rapidly increasing importance and ubiquity of ICTs has created a concurrent need for lawyers adept at relevant technical matters in
The tuition fee is 3400 euros per year and it covers tuition and some study materials. Altogether 20 students will be admitted to this programme. Based on the admission’s ranking list, 20 best applicants will be given the tuition-waiver scholarship. Applicants do not have to apply for the tuition-waiver separately, as they will be considered for the competition automatically.
Students receiving the tuition-waiver do not have to pay the tuition fee if they meet full time enrollment requirements. Full time study load is completed if no more than 6 credits are missing from the 30 ECTS workload per semester. If students receiving the tuition-waiver fail to complete full-time study load per semester, they have to pay for the credits not earned. The price per credit point is 60 euros. Information on when a tuition-waiver scholarship holder starts paying tuition fee and instructions for fee paying students are given here.
Please find information on other scholarships here.
We divide the 1-year MA in IT Law curriculum into 5 components.
For further information, please take a look at Courses in IT Law.
Information Technology Law, University of Tartu