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 for the the autumn semester 2022 was opened from the 15th of March until the 15th of May 2022. 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 for traineeship and studies are different

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

The Letter of Nomination from the Sending Institution will be the first step of the application. Only after the Nomination Letter is accepted, is it possible to start filling the application for traineeship.
Please upload all the required documents and be sure to submit the application.  

  • Studies application form, please start by submitting the Nomination Letter here.

After submitting the Nomination Letter please start filling the application on the Online Learning Agreement (OLA) webpage Please follow the steps in the application system and upload all the required documents there.


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
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.


  • Triin Helimets

    Triin Helimets

    Erasmus+ Coordinator

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