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 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

Admission period is currently closed!
Admission period have been open from the 15th of September until the 15th of November 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have to follow the state restrictions and requirements of traineeship placements. Please keep in mind that application dates might change.

College cannot fully guarantee that we can accept exchange students for the next semester.

Application process

   - Traineeship application form, please start filling the application on the webpage

   - Studies application form, please start filling the application on the OLA webpage

Please follow the steps in the application system and upload all the required documents there.

2. After filling the application form in the system, please start by kindly asking your Erasmus+ coordinator to send your nomination letter via e-mail


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

Specialized traineeships and courses

Nursing traineeships and courses
Midwifery traineeships and courses
Occupational therapy traineeships
Pharmacy traineeships
Dental technology traineeships and courses
Optometry traineeships and courses
Health promotion traineeships

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. 

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 elective subjects, please look our list of courses in English here.

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. An 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 either accident insurance, health insurance nor liability insurance. Having adequate insurance is the student´s responsibility.

Evaluation and the final certificate

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

After that you will receive the transcript of records - either by 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.


  • Miili Tammeveski

    Miili Tammeveski

    Specialist of Studies

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