Aurora - Towards Modern and Innovative Higher Education
The Erasmus Mundus Mobility Projects Aurora I - Towards Modern and Innovative Higher Education and Aurora II are partnerships aimed at enhancing cooperation between European and Russian universities. The projects have a joint Call for Applications and all eligible applications are assessed in both projects. Aurora awards scholarships for EU citizens to Russia, and for citizens of Russia to EU.
The projects are coordinated by the University of Turku, thus for the most up-to-date information, please see http://www.utu.fi/em-aurora/.
Programmes of the University of Tartu participating in Aurora
- Bachelor's programme in Business Administration (in English), Bachelor's studies in Estonian and Finno-Ugric Linguistics (in Estonian)
- Master's programmes in English, Master's studies in Estonian and Finno-Ugric Linguistics (in Estonian)
- PhD programmes
- Short term studies in all fields except for Medicine
Limitations to mobilities
Mobilities in the framework of the Erasmus Mundus Aurora project at the University of Tartu are limited to English-language programmes and the BA and MA programme in Estonian and Finno-Ugric Linguistics. Studies in Medicine at the University of Tartu cannot be pursued in the framework of the Erasmus Mundus Aurora project.
All participants must meet the English language requirements of the University of Tartu. Students who start their studies in Estonian (in Finno-Ugric linguistics) need to prove B2 level of Estonian.
Aurora scholarship holders willing to obtain a degree at the UT are required to meet admission requirements set for a particular degree programme.
- Degree studies in English: Bachelor's, Master's and PhD programmes
- Bachelor's and Master's studies in Estonian and Finno-Ugric Linguistics
- Short-term students are free to select courses from different programmes and faculties (see courses taught in English) to compile a study plan that best suits their needs.
Research and teaching opportunities
Applications for staff mobility are considered case by case. If you are interested in research/teaching opportunities at the UT in the framework of the Aurora project, contact the Aurora contact person of the UT.
Aurora grantees studying at the UT for a short term do not have to pay the tuition fee.
Tuition fee conditions for degree seeking students: http://www.ut.ee/en/prospective-students/tuition-fees-0.
Call for applications for mobilities starting in autumn 2015
For the autumn semester 2015 there grants available only for study, research and professional visit purposes at doctorate, post-doctorate and staff mobility levels.
All the inforamtion about the application process: Aurora 2014 Call for Applications Open