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


Learn to build software and your business. Full scholarships available.

  1. Three-year program

  2. Software Development and Entrepreneurship program
  3. Full-time study in English from Monday to Wednesday

Software Development and Entrepreneurship program 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.

Application deadlines

Admission for Spring semester 2021.

  • Application deadline for non-EU (EU visa required)30.11.2020
  • Application deadline for EU (and EU visa-free countries): 30.11.2020
  • Application deadline for permanent residents of Estonia: 31.01.2021

Admission for Fall semester 2021.

  • Application deadline for non-EU (EU visa required)31.05.2021
  • Application deadline for EU (and EU visa-free countries): 31.07.2021
  • Application deadline for permanent residents of Estonia: 30.09.2021

Inna Švartsman, MSc



Entrepreneurship module (15 ECTS CREDIT)
Basic courses module (22 ECTS CREDIT)
IT project management module (11 ECTS CREDIT)
Mathematics and research methodology module (30 ECTS CREDIT)
Software development and entrepreneuship specialisation module (62 ECTS CREDIT)
Final thesis and internship (40 ECTS CREDIT)


tuition fee per year for non-EU residents 5120 €
tuition fee per year for EU residents 4720 €

Software Development and Entrepreneurship program has been put together and is 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

The Best & Brightest Scholarship 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

Criteria for admission:

  • Internationally recognized secondary education;
  • Motivation letter/short essay (30%);
  • Admission interview and online test (50%);
  • Motivation to study and an entrepreneurial mindset (20%);
  • IELTS 5.5 or equivalent proof of English proficiency (IELTS results can not be over 4 years old)

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 of 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 has impacted most of your wish to study software development and entrepreneurship? 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.

For more information please contact:

Inna Švartsman 
Head of Curriculum 

Hurmi Jürjens, MSc
Jüri Majak, PhD