Category Archives: Studies

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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Your ideal project manager, Anastasiia

Anastasiia is a fresh graduate of UT’s Democracy and Governance master’s programme from Ukraine, busy with numerous projects. She even calls her master’s thesis a project, which it surely is. Her first visit to Estonia was also within the framework … Continue reading

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Becoming a Tartu student – becoming a globally minded student

Our master’s student Tatiana from Moldova writes about physical and mental borders. Continue reading

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Re-thinking Ukraine – an experimental approach to studying perceptions of contested regions

A group of students conducted a study, looking into the perceptions of contested regions in Ukraine. Continue reading

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When the days and nights in Estonia are not long enough

I think there might be a number of people who think I am a bit odd, due to my wish to voluntarily spend a few months of my life in the world’s northernmost higher education institution, the University Centre in … Continue reading

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How I got to spend last summer building rockets

Ayush Jain writes about his summer internship building rockets in Latvia. Continue reading

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