Category Archives: Estonia

My Gold Rush in Science

Brain researcher Jaan Aru describes his scientific gold rush. Continue reading

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Meet Houman, our robotics wizard from Iran

This is a podcast interview with Houman Masnavi, a fresh Master’s graduate in Robotics and Computer Engineering at the University of Tartu from Iran. Continue reading

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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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