Estonia: Master Scholarships

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15 scholarships are available for foreign students to enroll in the
newly created Master’s program in Semiotics at University of Tartu,
Estonia. The program is fully taught in English
and lasts for 2 years. In addition to the theory of semiotics student
can specialize in three core modules – cultural semiotics, biosemiotics
and sociosemiotics. All accepted students to this program will receive
a tuition waiver scholarship that will cover their tuition fee for the
whole two years of the program. Additionally a stipend of 200 EUR/month
will be granted in the course of studies
to students with the best academic results. Applications are now
welcome and will continue to be welcome until May 2009 for the academic
year starting in September 2009. Please consult the program’s website
for details on eligibility, deadlines and application process. UT
Department of Semiotics is one of the most important centres of
semiotics in Europe, and the birthplace of the world-renowned
Tartu-Moscow school of semiotics which was founded by prof. Juri Lotman.

Application deadline:
EU applicants – June 1
non-EU applicants – April 15

Tuition fees and scholarships:
Program fee covers tuition, some study materials, supervision and
advising of thesis preparation. For 2009/2010 applicants 15
scholarships will be available covering full tuition for 2 years of the
program. Scholarship request letter must be included with the
application. Additionally a stipend of 200 EUR/month will be granted in
the course of studies to students with the best academic results.

To get more information:
University of Tartu: www.ut.ee
Department of Semiotics: www.ut.ee/semiotics

Address for inquiries:

Ms Katre Väli
Department of Semiotics
University of Tartu
Tiigi 78, 50410 Tartu, Estonia
Telephone +(372) 737 6155
katre.vali@ut.ee
www.ut.ee/semiotics

International Student Service
University of Tartu
Ülikooli 18, 50090 Tartu, Estonia
Telephone +(372) 737 6109
studyinfo@ut.ee
www.ut.ee/studentoffice

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