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Tartu: Student-Friendly and Open-Minded. There Is History Here.

See what new international students think about their first weeks in Estonia, Tartu, and the university. Continue reading

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Tartu 1992-1993: The Wild, Wild West

Eva from the USA recalls her studies in Tartu one year after Estonia regained its independence in 1991: Foreign students behind a security door, no heat in winter, limited fruits and vegetables, taxi vodka. Continue reading

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My Enchanting Semester in Tartu

Chloe from Nebraska looks back at her exchange semester in Tartu and shares her most vivid memories and encounters. Continue reading

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The Story Behind The ‘Free Hugs Tartu’

On 5 December, a bunch of international students at the University of Tartu decided to share some love and positiveness with random people around the city with the ‘Free Hugs’ campaign. Continue reading

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Happy Tweets from Room 351

Six girls, all of them international students at the University of Tartu this autumn semester, have been tweeting from a collective account @Raatuse349351. Here are some of their tweets, highlighting different sides of international student life enjoyed in Tartu by … Continue reading

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Infographics: International Students at UT

These three infographics give a quick overview of how many international students are enrolled at the University of Tartu (as of 1 October 2011), what countries they come from and what they study. Continue reading

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Bringing The World to Tartu’s Orphanages

Tom Boyle, MA student of semiotics at the University of Tartu, shares his experience of working as a volunteer in Tartu’s orphanages as a part of the AIESEC project “World at Home”. Continue reading

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