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From Silicon Valley to Tartu to Study and Build an IT Company

Read how and why Chris Willmore quit his job at Yahoo! and came to Tartu. Continue reading

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Alina Clay: Realizing My Potential Abroad

Alina Clay writes about her self-growth while being a U.S. exchange student at the University of Tartu. Continue reading

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Meet Jason, the Debating Origami Artist

Meet Jason, a master’s student of semiotics in Tartu, an origami artist, a public speaker, and so much more. 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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Pigheadedness Brought Me to Post-Soviet Estonia

Tricia Cornell arrived in Tartu in 1995, less than four years after the Soviet Union collapsed. Foreign students lived on a locked floor of the old dorm; rooms were severely cold in the winter. “God, I loved that place.” 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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So Long, Farewell

In a farewell post finalising his exchange year in Tartu, Drew from the USA writes about what fascinates him in Estonia, what makes the University of Tartu stand out, where the world peace begins, and xenophobia. Continue reading

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