Contest for international students: My Tartu Roots/Routes

Do you enjoy writing, taking photos, or making videos? Maybe you love all the above? Take part in our contest! Even if your English isn’t perfect – don’t worry. Be creative! Feeling interested? Not yet? We have some cool prizes for you!

  1. Prepare your contest entry on the topic “My Tartu Roots/Routes“. You can do this in writing, series of photos, video, or a mix of them.
  2. Upload your entry to a social media account of your choice as a public post, so we can see it.
  3. Share the link to your post with us here:


Can I participate? To participate in the contest, you must be a current international student at the University of Tartu.

Contest period. Contest entries will be accepted until 16 February 23:59 2020. The jury will announce the winners on 25 February 2020.

What should I post? The topic for contest entries is: “My Tartu Roots/Routes”. Multiple entries per person are permitted. Entries will be judged based on their originality and quality of expression. By uploading your entry, you confirm that you own the rights to this work and happily agree that the University of Tartu may use it with proper attribution.

How do I enter? Please fill in your name and email address, and upload the link to your entry:

No social media account? Upload your work to:

Prizes. The main prize is a 3-day guided bus excursion to Saint Petersburg on 10–12 April 2020. All participants will receive 10% discount for the Saint Petersburg trip and 5% discount for a 5-day guided excursion to Moscow and Saint Petersburg on 16–20 April 2020. Other prizes include three university hoodies.

Church of the Savior on Blood is one of the main tourist attractions in Saint Petersburg. Image by Georg Adler from Pixabay

We are looking forward to your posts!

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