Estonian University of Life Sciences Estonia

About Estonian University of Life Sciences

The Estonian University of Life Sciences (EMÜ) is a center for research, development and study in Estonia in agriculture, forestry, animal science, veterinary science, rural life and economy, food science, biodiversity, nature protection, renewable natural resources and environmentally friendly technologies.

University is located in Tartu, one of the oldest cities in the Baltics. Tartu is the second largest city with nearly 100,000 inhabitants in Estonia. The city is Estonia’sleading centre of education and research. It is also known as a City of students.

The Estonian University of Life Sciences is one of the top 100 universities in the world in the field of agriculture and forestry, according to QS World University Rankings by Subject (2017). The university also belongs to the top 1% most cited research facilities in the world, with our plant physiology professor Ülo Niinemets being the most cited Estonian researcher altogether.


The university developed out of the Tartu Veterinary School, founded in 1848.

Students ca 2900

Staff: 981

Institutes and college

  • Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences
  • Institute of Technology
  • Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
  • Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering
  • Institute of Economics and Social Sciences
  • Tartu Technical College


We currently offer following full English-language degree programmes:

  • Veterinary Medicine (integrated studies, 6 years)
  • Landscape Architecture (Master's studies)
  • Agri-Food Business Management (joint Master’s programme of three Baltic universities)

as well as following doctoral programmes:

  • Environmental Sciences and Applied Biology
  • Forestry
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Engineering Sciences
  • Veterinary Medicine and Food Science

Courses at Estonian University of Life Sciences

There are 4 courses listed from Estonian University of Life Sciences. These are displayed below in alphabetical order:

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