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Medicine, MD

University of Tartu, Estonia

University of Tartu

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
MDFull-time6 yearsSeptemberfind outEUR 13200 per year

About Medicine, MD - at University of Tartu

6-year programme in Medicine is designed to teach students the core competencies required to become highly skilled doctors. The general objective of the programme is to train physicians who:

  • are able to provide medical assistance of high quality corresponding to recent achievements in medicine and high ethical standards;
  • enhance the awareness of society of the importance of measures of health promotion and disease prevention;
  • wish to contribute by their activities to the development of medicine as a field as well as medical science;
  • are willing to engage in self-education during their entire professional career.

After graduation students can pursue a wide variety of careers internationally. Students have an opportunity to continue their education in a residency programme in Estonia or abroad and become doctor-specialists; study medicine at doctoral level, or have a job requiring a medical degree.

Why study medicine at the University of Tartu?

  • You will work with real patients in the largest provider of medical care in Estonia, Tartu University Hospital.
  • The university belongs to the top 1% of the world'smost-cited universities and scientific institutions inClinical Medicine (ESI 2020)
  • You will learn the Estonian language to work in local hospitals.
  • After graduation, you can work as a doctor, enter postgraduate specialist medical training or a PhD programme in Medicine.
  • UT is in the TOP 1% of the world’s most-cited universities and scientific institutions in the field of Clinical Medicine.
  • 99% of Estonian doctors have graduated from the University of Tartu. 

Notes about fees for this course

There are no scholarships available.

Entry requirements

  • Secondary education
  • SAT Test in Biology E/M (minimum score 680)

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