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A Hong Kongese crush on Europe

When I woke up in Brussels, Europe was never the same again. It was the last day of the EU-funded study trip to Brussels when Brexit came to realization in June 2016, sparking debates on the future of Europe as … Continue reading

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Ukranian Twins Studying the Same Field Would Not Change a Thing

The University of Tartu is blessed to have diverse students. This year, we welcomed Ukranian twins Marko and Levko, who came here to study the same thing: Democracy and Governance at the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies. We decided … Continue reading

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Lena from Ukraine: In Tartu I Learned How To Learn

Meet Lena from Ukraine – her graduation story starts with almost arriving too late to Tartu. Continue reading

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The “Narva Paradox” and a Reality Check

See what the students and teachers of our EU–Russia master’s programme discovered in Narva, a town where one-third of the population are Russian citizens. Continue reading

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University of Tartu Researchers on The Ukraine Crisis

This is a growing collection of the analyses and views on the the ongoing Ukraine crisis by the University of Tartu researchers. Continue reading

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Are We Worth Saving?

Is Estonia worth protecting? What is the student’s role in it? Read the thought-provoking speech that Martin Noorkõiv, the head of the University of Tartu Student Council, gave at the opening ceremony of the new school year. Continue reading

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The Second Crimean War: When Decaying Empires Strike Back

Professor Rein Taagepera maps the present situation in Crimea, Russia, and Ukraine in the broader historical context, relying on quantitative studies of empire growth and decay over the last 5000 years. Continue reading

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