Tag Archives: Estonia

How happy are international students at UT?

In autumn 2019, the International Student Barometer (ISB) survey was conducted at the University of Tartu (UT) to collect international students’ feedback about their studies and the level of support they receive at UT. In total, 639 students (55% master’s, … Continue reading

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Snowy days have decreased substantially in Estonia

Geographers of the Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences of the University of Tartu have released a study indicating that the snow situation in Estonia has substantially changed in the last decades. While our grandfathers and grandmothers could often sled … Continue reading

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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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