Tag Archives: Tartu

One truly adventurous and inspirational walk

My name is Ana Marić and I am a first year MA student of semiotics at the University of Tartu. I participated and won some valuable prizes in the autumn orienteering walk dedicated to Juri Lotman, which was organized by … Continue reading

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When hereditary disease decides your profession – Aylin’s story

My name is Aylin, and I would like to share all about my university experience and life in my course, so here we go! I come from Azerbaijan, and currently I am a second-year student at Tartu University. I study … Continue reading

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The Secret Places of Toome Hill

The historical centre of the University of Tartu is located on and at the foot of Toome Hill. A main building of the university had been built here already in 1632, but in the 19th century Toome Hill evolved into … Continue reading

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Why you should study International Law and Human Rights

There are several questions that I have received since the beginning of my journey with regards to the International Law and Human Rights master’s programme at the University of Tartu. Hence, I decided to highlight some of the important aspects … Continue reading

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Volunteering in the COVID-19 department: Dream or shit job?

January 2020: The news had started to circulate about a virus spreading in China. It was related to SARS and MERS and expected to stay in the east. February 2020: The news channels were now covering the novel coronavirus spreading … Continue reading

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Photojournalist Sami Siva: Ignorance is more shocking than harsh events

Sami Siva has covered post-conflict and social-issue stories on three continents. His work has been published in The New York Times, TIME, The Guardian, CNN, and other media outlets. Now Sami studies at the University of Tartu. In May 2010, … Continue reading

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Love comes when you least expect it

There’s no question that the University of Tartu is alma mater to a number of Estonians and foreigners, but next to education, many have also found their love here. With Valentine’s Day upon us, it’s a perfect time to look … Continue reading

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