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UNIVERSITY OF TARTU (Tartu Ülikooli), VILJANDI Centre for the Arts - Viljandi Culture Academy






Street Address:

Music House, Viljandi Culture Academy, Jakobsoni 14, 71020 Viljandi, Estonia

Postal Address:

Posti 1, 71004 Viljandi, Estonia

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Undergraduate programs


Bachelor of Arts. Four years. Specialisation in traditional music, rhythm music, school music, sound engineering. Studies may include performance, choral and instrumental conducting, music history, jazz history, ethnomusicology, traditional instrument construction, Estonian folk music, liturgical music, culture management, music education, Orff methodology, Gregorian chant.


Graduate programs


Master of Arts. In teacher of arts and technology, traditional music, sound and visual technology.

Institution Notes:

The University of Tartu's Centre for the Arts was opened in 2017, offering courses for all students at the University as well as for interested members of the local community. It forms part of the University's Viljandi Culture Academy, one of four colleges of the University. The Academy offers programs in music, performing arts, culture education and Estonian native crafts. Member of the association of higher schools of the Nordic countries providing folk music education NORDTRAD. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen.

Last Updated:

September 2021