Description of the Estonian higher education system
Higher education in Estonia is regulated by the following legislation: the Republic of Estonia Education Act, the Universities Act, the Private Schools Act, the Institutions of Professional Higher Education Act, the Vocational Education Institutions Act, and the Standard of Higher Education.
Universities provide professional higher education, bachelor's, master's and doctoral programmes. Professional higher education institutions and some vocational education institutions provide professional higher education. A professional higher education institution may also provide master's programmes. In terms of ownership, institutions are divided into state, public and private institutions.
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