Fee Structure for Academic Year 2017-2018

  • Enrolment fee – 32,00 EUR. Payable upon enrolment, one-time and non-refundable.
  • Tuition fee – there is a price structure differentiating reduced and corporate-paid tuition fees.

We offer two types of fees for full time kindergarten: reduced  kindergarten fees and corporate fees.

REDUCED KINDERGARTEN TUITION FEES  are available to families who do not receive financial support from their employer towards kindergarten fees. Reduced fees for 2017-2018 if a child is enrolled for the  entire academic year are the following:

  •  Nursery (1-4 years old)    – 241,66  EUR per month (annual fee 2900 EUR )
  • Preschool (5*-7 years old ) – 265,83 EUR per month (annual fee 3 190 EUR)

*The children who are 5 by 1st of September 2017 are admitted to Preschool group.

Reduced  tuition fee  is a base fee that guarantees the safe and high-quality care and educational programme but no meals or any additional club or activity.  More detailed description of the reduced tuition fee can be found here: KINDERGARTEN fees 2017-2018

CORPORATE  TUITION FEE is payable by parents (or their corporate sponsors) receiving financial support for daycare fees.  Corporate tuition fee includes in addition the the safe and high-quality care and educational program, meals as well as any club and all additional activities, including summer care in the summer of 2017. Corporate-paid tuition fee for academic year  2017-2018 is as followed:

  • Nursery (1-4 years old)  –  6 270 EUR (annual tuition fee)
  • Preschoolers (5*-7 years old)-  6 875 EUR (annual tuition fee)

*The children who are 5 by 1st of September 2016 are admitted to Preschool group.

Corporate tuition fee is an all inclusive fee that guarantees the safe and high quality daycare, educational programme,  meals,all clubs and field  trips. More detailed description of the corporate tuition fee can be found here: KINDERGARTEN fees 2017-2018



Our kindergarten offers limited part-time places  too. The half-time kindergarten tuition fee  is  as following:

  •  Nursery (1-4 years old) – 169,15  EUR per month (if a child is enrolled for the entire academic year).

If the Child is not registered in the kindergarten for the entire academic year, the payment of the tuition fee shall be as following:

Student participating in kindergarten activities

Tuition fee equals to % of annual fees

Up to four months


Up to six months


More than six months



In case of half-time kindergarten, the option for attending the kindergarten are the following: whether 3 full days  per week, or 5 half days in a week (from 8-12:30 or 12:30-17:30).

Please note, above mentioned tuition fees are valid for children who are registered either to Tartu city or Tartu county. In any other cases the tuition fee is set case-by-case.


In order to ensure international and social diversity at TIK,  and to make the daycare accessible to students in with the interest and need for an international education, but who would otherwise be unable to attend the kindergarten due to financial reasons, the association Tartu International School has limited resources for tuition fee reductions. To be eligible for tuition reduction a family must not have any access to alternative financial or educational support through corporate, government or any other sponsorship.

Tuition fee discount applications need to be sent to the management board of TIS by 15 August 2017.

The application can be downloaded  here: Application-for-needs-based-grant-1