Kuressaare College of Tallinn University of Technology
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Geographically, Kuressaare College, founded on the island of Saaremaa in 1999, is the remotest and smallest of the five colleges of Tallinn University of Technology. The predecessor of the college was the Institute for Islands Development, founded in January 1991.
Nowadays, Kuressaare College is an integrated part of Tallinn University of Technology with its own board, curricula and students. College has over 200 undergraduate students and a staff of 20 people.
The mission of the College is to train specialists in the fields needed first of all on Estonian islands: small business management and especially tourism and restaurant management, also engineering including electronics and small craft building. After 3-4 years of studies the graduates get the diploma of Tallinn University of Technology. The modern learning environment and new opportunities have brought here young people from all over Estonia.
In 2011, Small Craft Competence Centre was founded at the College. The main function of the Competence Centre is research and development in small craft design and engineering, electronic systems, and materials technology related to marine engineering.
Programmes on applied higher education level:
- Tourism and Catering Management
- Electronic Systems (admission closed)
- Small Business Management
- Marine Engineering
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