Category Archives: Student life

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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Laziness and Erasmus go together well. So how to make the most of your study abroad?

I arrived in Tartu just over two weeks ago as part of my Erasmus, and, after a few days, I was surprised and frankly overwhelmed with one particular aspect of living here. Personally, I have already experienced going to a … Continue reading

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Contest for international students: My Tartu Roots/Routes

Here come the rules of a creative contest for international students at the University of Tartu. Continue reading

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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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The Pen

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

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