Tag Archives: Tartu

Academic Pilgrimage in the Steps of Kristjan and Eduards

Read the fascinating story of two Latvian students who walked over 200 km from Riga to Tartu in the steps of Eduards Veidenbaums and Kristjan Jaak Peterson. Continue reading

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Ken from Singapore: Japanese Are a Bit Estonian

Ask them out for a drink! Saburi Ken from Singapore reveals the secrets of making Estonian friends. Continue reading

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Should I Drink Tap Water or Bottled Water?

Read why there is no significant difference between bottled drinking water and tap water in Estonia. Continue reading

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My Memorable Moments in Tartu

Desiree Simpson, an international exchange student from Canada, shares her experience of silence and life in Tartu. Continue reading

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Family Tradition Brings Ana from Georgia To Study Medicine in Tartu

Read the fascinating story of a Georgian family and their love for Estonia. Ana (17) started her medical studies at the University of Tartu in her father’s steps, but the story begins even earlier with Ana’s grandmother. Continue reading

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Make Your Own UT Snowflake

Download the design and make your own snowflake, University of Tartu style! 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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