Tag Archives: Erasmus

Switching from average success in Moscow to opportunities in Tartu

I have lived all my life in Moscow, the huge, metropolitan city of 15 million. I got my bachelor’s degree in geography at Lomonosov Moscow State University in 2008 and my master’s degree in geography at the same place in 2010. … Continue reading

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Anything but usual: My Erasmus stay in Tartu

It all started at the very first exam of my master’s studies. After the end of the exam, I asked my professor for a recommendation of a good place to go to an Erasmus+ study stay – somewhere I could … 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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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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“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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