Tallinn University of Technology (TUT), the only technological university in Estonia, is the flagship of Estonian engineering and technology education. In TUT the synergy between different fields (technological, natural, exact, social and health sciences) is created and new ideas are born. TUT degrees are highly regarded worldwide. According to labour market studies, most successful career makers in Estonia are TUT alumni. They are holding a broad range of positions from entrepreneurs, executives, top specialists and experts, government officials, politicians to other prestigious occupations.
TUT is a research university where discoveries are transferred into teaching and studies and real life through knowledge. There are over 13,500 students and 2,000 staff members. TUT cooperates with the top 10 universities (Stanford, Berkeley, MIT, Harvard, etc.), scientists and companies (e.g. Microsoft, Google, IBM, ABB, etc.) of the world.
TUT also has a representative office in Silicon Valley, USA. TUT has cooperation agreements with 40 universities from Europe, Asia and America. The strategic partners, as well as international benchmarking universities are Berkeley (USA), KTH – Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden and Aalto University (Finland).
The main aim of TUT is to increase the international dimension in its studies, research and development activities in cooperation with the foreign universities. The main emphasis is on the development of curricula, including joint curricula, exchange and development of students and employees (ERASMUS), joint research and development projects, etc.
TUT has currently 18 international programmes (based on English language). It is active in international cooperation networks, including CESAER, BALTECH, UNICA, Baltic University Programme, EURAXESS, etc., and in organizations such as SEFI, EUA, EAIE, NAFSA, etc.