Category Archives: Tartu

An American in Tartu: Subtle differences between living in the US and Estonia

Martin Hayford, a master’s student at the University of Tartu, describes the subtle differences between living in the US and Estonia. Continue reading

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30 Maps of Estonia in 30 Days

Evelyn Uuemaa, a geographer and senior researcher in geoinformatics at the University of Tartu, challenged herself with the task of making 30 maps of Estonia – one in a day. Continue reading

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The Pen

This is a short story on meeting a poet in Tartu. Continue reading

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“It’s one of these Baltic states, right?”

Read what Yanis Hamdali has to say about his Erasmus experience at the University of Tartu. Continue reading

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How to be the greenest fellow in Tartu?

UT students Wanyi Ji and Kaia Solnik have prepared a guide for leading sustainable green life in Tartu. Continue reading

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Mariam from Georgia: I knew more about Tartu semiotics than about Estonia

On the day of our interview, Mariam arrived to Tartu from a week-long conference. She walked through the streets and said: “Oh my god, this is so familiar!” She had the feeling of opening the door and saying: “Hey Mom, … Continue reading

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Iris: Estonia came after Nicaragua and Taiwan

When Iris first landed in Estonia two years ago, she remembers seeing a huge lamp in the clear, dark sky. It was the full moon, so big and so close; it felt like you could grab it. In other parts … Continue reading

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