Tallinn University of Technology!

Orientation Days
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Ragne Kougija
International Relations Office
Welcome to
Tallinn University of Technology!
Tallinn University of Technology
Public university
Established in 1918
13 500 students
1170 international degree and exchange
65 000 alumni members
Campus university
72 buildings (55,5 ha)
8 faculties, 10 institutions
2 000 employees
133 professorships
TUT Rector Andres Keevallik
TUT Campus
The campus of TUT includes the following buildings and
structural units:
 Rector’s office, buildings of faculties and institutions
 Library, museum
 MEKTORY innovation and business center
 Students’ house and bar
 Student representation and organisations
 6 dormitories (incl. one family dormitory), 1 hostel
 Childcare and a nursing school group
 7 catering locations (incl. cafeterias)
 Shop, copying centre, post office, flower shop
 Office of Swedbank, ATMs
 IT College
 Science Park and 150 high-tech companies
 Sports Centre and stadium, running tracks
 Glehn Castle
We are here
Orientation days 31.01.-01.02.14
• Friday - Academic day:
Exchange studies, university information,
presentations by the faculties, new contacts,
• Saturday – Picnic day:
Filling in the documents, orientation
game, picnic!
Exchange student
• LLP/Erasmus exchange
• Other bilateral agreements
• Free-movers
• NB! You have the same rights as TUT
degree students, at the same time you
hold the status of your home university
student, and you are here only for ONE
semester !
How to find the right room?
• TUT room marking system consists of the
building number, floor and room number.
For example, IRO II-201
2nd building, II floor (in Estonia Ist floor is
ground lever floor), room no 1.
• Extensions of buildings are marked with
letter B after the building no.
Academic calendar
Beginning of Spring
(16 weeks)
Red line days
Economics (TSEBA), IT,
Power Engineering
Chemical and Materials,
Mechanics, Social,
Science, Civil Engineering
13.02. at 5 p.m.
14.02 at 5 p.m.
Examination session
Results will be sent
In July
Course registration
• Based on your first Learning Agreement
• Picking up the courses form the time table.
Do not use „SEARCH“!
• Personal student no. and password
• Filling in the OIS information and
registration the courses in OIS
• Making the changes to the Originally
Proposed Learning Agreement
• Allowed to do 30 days from the beginning
of your studies.
Courses in English
Learning Agreement
• The Agreement is between you, your
university and Tallinn University of
• Changes to Original Proposed Learning
Agreement - From 17. February
• IRO will sign, the student will send back to
home university by him/herself
• In the Changes document, ONLY
add the new course and delete the old one
• Follow the requirements from your home
Exams and results
• The first lecture is the most important
• Be sure from the beginning what do the
lecturer requires
• Time and rules will be arranged by
• The lecturer is the person, who gives the
• Passed/failed courses
• After your studies you will get an official
document with your exam results
• These will be sent in February
Grading system:
• 5 „A“– excellent (91-100%)
• 4 „B“– very good (81-90%)
• 3 „C“– good (71-80%)
• 2 „D“– satisfactory (61-70%)
• 1 „E“– sufficient (51-60%)
• 0 „F“- failed (50-0%)
• A – assessed (passed)
One ECTS corresponds to twenty six (26)
hours of studies (lectures, seminars,
practice, home works) performed by
English courses (TSEBA)
• Contact to Mrs. Mall Kulasalu
[email protected]
room no X-236
• You will be selected to the classes based
on your language level and suitability of
your time-table. Later will be told the place
and time of the classes.
PS. Language Center Courses info you will
find in your Welcome folder.
English grammar course
• Web based, no lectures
• Please register at Language Center
Mrs. Kristel Laanpere
Room no X-471, [email protected]
• She needs the following information:
First name and surname
Your student code
Phone no. and mail address
You will receive your teacher’s name and
password after that you have to register.
Choose English>Click HOME
Create and save your new account
Log in using your username and password
Course HLI2040 English Grammar
Choose the lecture’s name
Enter your password, registration is done!
Click to the course HLI2040 and you will
see the content of the course
Student’s ABC
• Basic information about the university,
studies, services at and near TUT
• Laundry: Akadeemia tee 5 – basement,
also at Endla 4 (2 machines)
• ISIC Card from I-127 (Student House)
• Doctor
• Academic hostel issues – SILENCE and
• Confirmation letters from IRO
• Dial 112 for Emergency
• Correct e-mail address and name
Student from EU
• Please register your living place
• Apply for ID card within one month at the
Police and Boarder Guard Bureau
• http://www.politsei.ee/en/teenused/
• Registration of the living placeGeneral address:
Pärnu mnt 9, city center
Non EU student
• Students with temporary living permit
(TRP) from the beginning
• Students who arrive with visa don’t get the
ID card
• Students who apply for TRP in Estonia
• Students who apply for TRP or visa
outside of Estonia
• http://www.ttu.ee/incoming-exchangestudents/homepage/visaresidence-permit/
• Consultation-Please agree the time with
• How will I make my individual study plan? –
Step by step searching your courses out
from the timetable
• If I don’t find the course from the
timetable? – Inform Ragne
• If the courses are overlapping? – Choose
the one you prefer
• If I want to change courses after the „Red
line day?“ – Turn to IRO
• Who will help me? –IRO, IC, your buddy,
faculty staff, academic staff, lecturer.
The first things to do at TUT
• Visit the lectures from Monday
• Choose the courses from the timetable
• Make your personal study plan
• Take a OIS password from X-132
• Submit your study plan by red line day
• Add courses to OIS
• Don’t forget to STUDY! 
International Relations Office
Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00
Closed every Friday 9:00-10:30,
Ragne Kougija, II-201
Kerti Sönmez, II-201
[email protected]
Tel: +372 620 3517
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