Tag Archives: Estonia

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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New southern species to reach Estonia: the European mantis

New species has reached Estonia from the south – the European mantis. Continue reading

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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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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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The usefulness of medicinal plants is more than folktales

Find out the scientifically proven medicinal effect of juniper, peppermint, birch leaves, and linden tree blossoms. Continue reading

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Eduardo from Mexico Adores Arvo Pärt and Eerie Estonia

Young philosopher and poet Eduardo Torres shares his story of falling in love with Arvo Pärt and Estonia. Continue reading

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