Category Archives: Estonia

Efe and Ege: What social isolation has taught us

Twins Efe and Ege, second-year medical students at the University of Tartu, share their personal lessons from the COVID-19 crisis. Continue reading

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Moving to the country in the midst of the coronavirus crisis: Have cities reached their growth limit?

Professor of Urban and Population Geography Tiit Tammaru writes about the urban-to-rural migration in Estonia in the light of coronavirus. Continue reading

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How happy are international students at UT?

In autumn 2019, the International Student Barometer (ISB) survey was conducted at the University of Tartu (UT) to collect international students’ feedback about their studies and the level of support they receive at UT. In total, 639 students (55% master’s, … Continue reading

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Researchers from home: You need to be more organized

Four University of Tartu researchers tell about their work and life in home offices during the outbreak of COVID-19. Continue reading

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Student diary: Planning for school and food preparation

Second-year medical students, Efe and Ege, blog about their quarantine time in Tartu, this time about planning and food. Continue reading

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Student diary: About self-care in quarantine

Anja Tovirac, our exchange student from Germany, shares her quarantine experience in Tartu. Continue reading

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Student diary: Deciding about “going back” and getting reliable information on COVID-19

Efe and Ege Ergür, second year medical students at the University of Tartu, write about why they decided to stay in Estonia and where to look for reliable sources on COVID-19. Continue reading

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