Tag Archives: Erasmus

“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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I am the one who knocks – overcoming the small cultural differences on a term abroad

Before arriving in Estonia, I wondered how it would be to spend six months in the north of Europe. I knew about a few things – beautiful nature, the vibrant student city, the emotional history – but how it would … Continue reading

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Hannah Schaper: Stay Curious and Show Initiative

Hannah Schaper, a graduating student from Germany looks back at the time she spent in Tartu while studying at the International Relations and Regional Studies programme. Continue reading

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Aldus Manutius: Italics, the Semicolon, and Pocket Books

Learn about the invention of italics, the semicolon, and portable pocket-sized books. Continue reading

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The United Nations of Tartu: Compact Town with an Infinite Horizon

Read what Frederik Declercq from Belgium, an exchange student at the University of Tartu in 2008, thinks about his Tartu study experience. Continue reading

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In Estonia, Andrea Met Gnomes and Heard an Elf Language

In this interview, Andrea Atzori, a former exchange student in Tartu, reflects on Estonia, its people and language, and recalls the turbulent dorm life at Raatuse 22. Continue reading

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Four Months of Erasmus in Winter

Catherina from Germany writes about her four months of Erasmus experience in Estonia and Tartu, including the survival in winter. Continue reading

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