Category Archives: Student life

Probably the Most Rocking Event of the Year: sTARTUp Day 2016

Andres Kuusik, one of the organizers of sTARTUp Day 2016, describes how the idea turned into reality and what one can see, hear and gain from participating in the event. Continue reading

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Iaroslav Iakubivskyi: The Space Enthusiast

Master’s student and ESTCube structure team leader Iaroslav Iakubivskyi from Ukraine shares his thoughts about living in Estonia and explains why is he so fascinated about space technology. Continue reading

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Memories About Travelling During the Soviet Times

Mare and Leho Ainsaar describe their trip to Talysh in April 1987 and how many marriages it led to. The story was originally published in the book “Otsides Spunki” (“Searching for Spunk”) – a book filled with travel memories during the Soviet Union times, written by people who work at the University of Tartu. Continue reading

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How Did They Build the University in Tartu?

Kadri Asmer writes about the construction process of the University of Tartu Main Building and about its architect Johann Willhelm Krause. The article is based on the compendium “Johann Willhelm Krause. The University in the Athens of the Emajõgi River. Catalogue 4.” Continue reading

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Marta Tarkanovskaja: How To Get a Nobel Prize

Doctoral student Marta Tarkanovskaja describes what it was like to meet and talk with the Nobel Laureates during the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 2016. Continue reading

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Getting Inspired at the International Summer University

14 International Summer University participants share their thoughts and feelings about their studies at University of Tartu and the time spent in Estonia. Continue reading

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International Internship in Tartu – It’s Possible!

One Tartu student did her internship in Tartu in English! Liina: “I believe it shows there are opportunities everywhere for international students also – you just need to find them”. Continue reading

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