Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences Suur-Sõjamäe 10a, Tallinn, Estonia +372 610 1900

Software Development and Entrepreneurship

Admission is open for February 2019! Learn to build software and your business. Full scholarships available.

Thea Sogenbits
Head of Curriculum of IT
  • 3 years
  • Tuition fee per year:
    EU: 4420€
    Non EU: 4820€ 
  • Full tuition fee waivers

The new study program Software Development and Entrepreneurship is for you if you want to have the software development, design and teamwork skills to begin your career as a software developer in Estonia or anywhere in the world. This is also the program for you if you're looking for a solid foundation in IT and business upon which to build your own software company or startup.

The study program Software Development and Entrepreneurship has been put together and is being taught with Estonia's leading software companies such as Columbus Estonia, Ericsson Estonia and Playtech.


The program's focus is on topics:

  • Programming (Java, HTML, CSS, SQL)
  • Information systems' analysis and design
  • Software development processes
  • Software testing
  • Business process automation
  • Web and mobile applications
  • Entrepreneurship and communication psychology
  • Projects and internships, your portfolio

Admission requirements:

  • Proof of English level B2. IELTS 5.5 or equivalent proof of English proficiency is required. 
  • Higher Secondary Education Diploma 
  • Higher Secondary Education Grades' Sheet (applicants will be ranked)
  • Motivation letter in English (1 page, not more).

The motivation letter must be on one free topic which would reflect the applicant's desire and commitment to study software development and entrepreneurship in Estonia. Some examples for topics:

  • What would be your dream software creation and with what kind of people you would like to realise it?
  • Do you see yourself more like and entrepreneur or software developer and how to you succeed combining those characteristics?
  • What kind of events throughout your life have impacted the most your wish to study software development and entrepreneur ship? How do you see such education shapes your future life?
  • How software can make the world a kinder place and what is your role in it?
  • Or write about other bright and grand ideas you have in mind!

A successful applicant will be invited to a video conversation and online test. Therefore, the applicant must secure a proper internet connection for this purpose.

The Best&Brightest program

To empower IT-talented young people with limited means from all around the world to pursue their career dreams in Estonia, EUAS has created the Best&Brightest full tuition fee waiver scholarship program. From every admission to Software Development and Entrepreneurship five students will be selected who will not be required to pay the tuition fee.

A recipient of the Best&Brightest scholarship meets the following criteria:

  • has received the maximum result in the entry exam,
  • has a superb command of English and excellent self-presentation skills,
  • is from a country outside the European Union,
  • in case of equal candidates, has relevant prior experience or a portfolio of relevant projects.

Admission is open for February 2019! 

Applications submitted between 1 June and 30 November 2018 will be considered for admission to begin studies in February 2019.

For more information please contact:

Head of Curriculum Thea Sogenbits

The Head of Curriculum can also be reached via Skype!
Hurmi Jürjens
Lecturer of Information Technology
Hegle Sarapuu-Johanson
Vladimir Tomberg