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Student Interview: A Book Brought Me to Estonia

This is a twitterview with Maeva from France who arrived to Tartu for her Erasmus year. Maeva’s journey to Estonia started two years ago when she read the Purge (in Finnish: Puhdistus), an award-winning novel by a Finnish-Estonian writer Sofi Oksanen. Continue reading

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The Colours of Spring in Estonia

Cintia Elb, an international student at the University of Tartu, portrays the beautiful colours of Estonian spring in artistic photos. Continue reading

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Tartu Student Fashion Through Time

The story presents Tartu student fashion starting from 1632 through the end of the 20th century. The overview draws on the exhibition at the University of Tartu’s History Museum entitled: “Studying in style. Changing times, changing customs.” Continue reading

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Happy Tweets from Room 351

Six girls, all of them international students at the University of Tartu this autumn semester, have been tweeting from a collective account @Raatuse349351. Here are some of their tweets, highlighting different sides of international student life enjoyed in Tartu by … Continue reading

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Dark…and Bright Yellow Days

Cintia Elb, a UT international student from Brazil, has created her own plan for coping with the dark time in Estonia: It’s about making the dark yellow days bright. Continue reading

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Friends: The Best Remedy for Homesickness

Gabriela Küsters, an Erasmus student from the University of Applied Sciences in Holland, writes about homesickness which inevitably strikes when studying abroad. Continue reading

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Two Students Locked Up on Museum Night

On a Museum Night, two 19th-century students populated the attic of the University of Tartu’s Main Building, the former students’ lock-up. Continue reading

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