How to apply


Contact the International Relations Office at your university and find out whether your university has an Erasmus+ exchange agreement with Tallinn Health Care College in your field of study.
Please note that your language proficiency in English should be at least on the level B2 in order to study or have a practical training at the Tallinn Health Care College.

Tallinn Health Care College has the right to conduct a Skype interview with you to test your language skills.

For further information about the college please see our video

Application period

All the documents for the autumn semester for the academic year 2019/2020 should be submitted by May 15, 2019.

All the documents for the spring semester of the academic year 2019/2020 should be submitted in between September 1 - October 25, 2019.

Application process

Please start by kindly asking your Erasmus+ coordinator to send your nomination letter here:

After that please follow the step by step in the system and upload all the requiered documents there.  

NB! Please note that our practical training places are located all over Estonia. Therefore the applicant is not guaranteed to have a place in Tallinn!

Traineeships and courses

Traineeship possibilities:
Nursing traineeships 
Midwifery traineeships
Occupational therapy traineeships
Pharmacy traineesips

Declaration of health  - please ask your family doctor to fill it in, sign and stamp it. Without this document you can´t start your traineeship in the field of nursing or midwifery. 

Students looking for a traineeship in the field of pharmacy, dental technology, optometry and health promotion, please agree upon the content of your traineeship with the respective head of curriculum:

Pharmacy - Ms Merle Kiloman
Dental technology - Ms Heli Kuuse
Optometry - Mr Vootele Tamme
Health promotion - Ms Nele Kunder

NB! Please note that we offer traineeships only as they are in our curriculum (ECTS, traineeship hours, evaluation: non-distinctive or distinctive evaluation as written in the system). Please discuss your training plan at your home university.

If you would like to take courses, please see our list of courses in English

NB! Please note that we offer courses as described on our webpage - we use non-distinctive evaluation (passed/failed). It means that you will not be given a mark. Exception is the course Global Health. 

NB! We recommend you to have travel insurance. European Health Insurance Card is obligatory! In case you can not apply for a European Health Insurance Card, it is obligatory to have health insurance coverage in Estonia. The Tallinn Health Care College does not provide you with neither accidence insurance, health insurance nor the liability insurance. Having the adeqate insurance is the student´s responsibility.

Evaluation and final certificate

Kindly ask your mentor at the hospital to fill in your feedback form before you leave. 

After that you will receive the final paper - the transcript of records either per E-Mail or on paper.


Until we have not confirmed your learning agreement, please do not fill in the hostel application! You can apply for accommodation at our student hostel in Tallinn after we have confirmed your learning agreement here:   Please find general information about the student hostel and prices here. Accommodation for students in Tallinn is also provided by Academic Hostel. Find out more here. It is also possible to rent a room or apartment in Tallinn. In this case please be careful and take time to do the research to be sure the accommodation provider is trustworthy.