Category Archives: Studies

What brought me to Tartu?

Eesti! What can bring a young student like me from Caucasus region to Tartu? This is a question, which may be answered in thousands of ways by various people, while, I have a simple answer: the endless desire for education. … Continue reading

Posted in Estonia, Student life, Studies | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Estonian Women Students’ Society’s summer camp for Estonian youngsters living abroad

Estonian Women Students’ Society’s (ENÜS) youth camp for Estonian youngsters living abroad was a wonderful combination of studying the Estonian language, experiencing the food, culture, and history of Estonia, all while getting acquainted with Estonians from all over the world, … Continue reading

Posted in Estonia, Events, Studies | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Summer School “Juri Lotman and the Semiotics of Culture”

Getting away from the heat, I moved north to the long-awaited semiotics summer school and a new season of Game of Thrones. Having crossed the Seven Kingdoms (four, to be honest), I found myself in Estonia where dried yellowness of … Continue reading

Posted in Studies, Tartu | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Play a semiotical game of Greimas Puzzle

The University of Tartu’s master’s student Sven Anderson came up with a game based on Greimas square – Greimas Puzzle. Play it now using emoticons! Continue reading

Posted in General, Humanities, Studies | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Play a semiotical game of Greimas Puzzle

Yuxuan Chen: Estonian Small Cities Give Me a Peaceful Feeling

Yuxuan Chen from China describes her life in Estonia after graduating from the EU-Russia programme.
Continue reading

Posted in Career, Estonia, Social sciences, Student life, Studies | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Yuxuan Chen: Estonian Small Cities Give Me a Peaceful Feeling

The impact of Facebook (groups) on political discussions

Our former student Martin Noorkõiv writes about his research which focused on analysing the political discussions in closed groups on Facebook. Continue reading

Posted in General, Social sciences, Studies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Hannah Schaper: Stay Curious and Show Initiative

Hannah Schaper, a graduating student from Germany looks back at the time she spent in Tartu while studying at the International Relations and Regional Studies programme. Continue reading

Posted in Estonia, Social sciences, Student life, Studies, Tartu | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Hannah Schaper: Stay Curious and Show Initiative