Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Rankings

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Ranking Category
#8269 of 14,131 In the World
#1908 of 2,785 In Europe
#10 of 17 In Estonia
#7 of 11 In Tallinn

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Acceptance rate

* The Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (keskkooli lõputunnistus)
Academic CalendarAugust to June


Local studetns 4,600 per annum. Citizens of the EU can compete for state-commissioned student places (EUR)

Programs and Degrees

Bakalaureus Fine Arts
Magister Music, Music Education
Doktor Music, Theatre

Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre alumni

  1. Arvo Pärt

    Arvo Pärt
    Born in
    Estonia Flag Estonia
    1935-.. (age 89)
    musicianclassical composercomposer

    Arvo Pärt is an Estonian composer of contemporary classical music. Since the late 1970s, Pärt has worked in a minimalist style that employs tintinnabuli, a compositional technique he invented. Pärt's music is in part inspired by Gregorian chant. His most performed works include Fratres (1977), Spiegel im Spiegel (1978), and Für Alina (1976). From 2011 to 2018, and again in 2022, Pärt was the most performed living composer in the world, and the second most performed in 2019, after John Williams. The Arvo Pärt Centre, in Laulasmaa, was opened to the public in 2018.

  2. Georg Ots

    Georg Ots
    1920-1975 (aged 55)
    actoropera singerswimmer

    Georg Ots was an Estonian baritone who besides opera was known as a performer of popular songs. He was on the roster of the Estonian National Opera from 1951 to his death in 1975. He gained wider recognition with the lead role in the 1958, Soviet musical film Mister Iks, based on Imre Kálmán's operetta Die Zirkusprinzessin.

  3. Lembit Ulfsak

    Lembit Ulfsak
    Born in
    Estonia Flag Estonia
    1947-2017 (aged 70)
    Enrolled in the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
    Studied in 1970
    film actorscreenwritertelevision actoractorfilm director

    Lembit Ulfsak was an Estonian stage and film actor. Ulfsak starred in the 2014 film Tangerines which was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards. It was also among the five nominated films at the 72nd Golden Globe Awards for Best Foreign Language Film. Ulfsak died on 22 March 2017, at the age of 69.

  4. Elina Netšajeva

    Elina Netšajeva
    Born in
    Estonia Flag Estonia
    1991-.. (age 33)
    Enrolled in the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
    Studied in 2016
    opera singer

    Elina Nechayeva is an Estonian soprano. She represented Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal, with the song "La forza".

All 100 notable alumni

Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre faculties and divisions

Department/Division : Brass and Woodwind Musical Instruments
Department/Division : Chamber Music Music
Department/Division : Composition Music Theory and Composition
Department/Division : Conducting Conducting
Department/Division : Jazz Music Jazz and Popular Music, Musical Instruments
Department/Division : Musicology Musicology
Department/Division : Piano Musical Instruments, Religious Music
Department/Division : Strings Musical Instruments
Department/Division : Voice Singing
Institute : Music Education Music Education
Institute : Musical Performance Teacher Training Music Education
School : Drama Theatre

General information

Alternative names EAMT
Eesti Muusika- ja Teatriakadeemia
Эстонская академия музыки и театра

Location and contacts

Address Rävala pst 16
Tallinn, 10143
City population 438,000

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