The international relations strategy of Tartu Art College (TAC) follows the vision outlined in its development plan for the years 2011-2015. TAC is a university of applied arts dedicated to developing Estonian art, helping conserve cultural heritage, promoting the use of contemporary information technology, and supporting entrepreneurship and creative industries.
Following the TAC development plan, the College's goals for international communication are:
- TAC will provide its graduates with a competitive arts education, enabling them to find jobs on both Estonian and European labor markets;
- TAC will develop intensive co-operation with universities in Estonia and abroad, complementing arts education with different skills and values;
- TAC will educate the next generation of creative, open-minded, and responsible applied artists in Estonia
TAC students can study abroad:
- as stipendiaries of international organizations, fellowship programs, governments, foundations, and other universities;
- as part of a student exchange program based on national agreements and agreements with specific university;
- on personal initiative
TAC takes part in Erasmus+ and Dora+ programmes, EEA/Norway grants scholarship programme and is a member of the international organizations Cumulus and Nordplus .
TAC international students and guests. (Photos by Grete Kõrgesaare and Manel Clemente)