The best place to learn Russian is undoubtedly in Narva!

This exclamation in the title comes from students of the Russian language programme at Narva College. Located at the border of Estonia and Russia, this institution, part of the University of Tartu – one of the oldest universities in Northern and Eastern Europe, has been a hub of Russian language instruction since the summer of […]

Discovering Estonia’s higher education

Join us for an exclusive webinar “Discovering Estonia’s Higher Education” on Tuesday, June 6, 2023, at 4:00 PM – 5:15 PM (Malta time). The event is presented by Education Estonia and the Education and Youth Board of Estonia. Our presenters, Liia Lauri, Assessment Director at the Higher Education Estonian Quality Agency for Education, and Eero […]

Estonia takes the preparation for future work seriously

Many of today’s schoolchildren will be working in professions that do not even yet exist. What to recommend to young people facing a career choice? Are there any “bulletproof” future work specialities that will never leave you in trouble? Since automation will result in major job losses in many industries, what should students focus on […]

Baltic States and Benelux countries sign agreement on automatic recognition of higher education

In order to foster cooperation and learning mobility, the Baltic States and Benelux countries signed a six-party agreement on the mutual automatic recognition of higher education qualifications. Such an agreement between regions concerning higher education is unique in Europe and therefore serves as an example for automatic recognition across Europe. Minister of Education and Research Liina […]

Estonian student applications management solution used from Japan to the Americas

For years counting, Estonia has remained an attractive study destination for international students. In 2020, despite the pandemic, 1,450 international students still found their way to Estonia to begin their studies, while others assumed online studies. One particular startup – DreamApply has played a big role in that. The full article by Blessing Oyetunde can be […]

Educational innovation in Estonia — getting ready for the future

“What are the reasons behind Estonia’s education system success? What part does technology play in it?” asks Victoria Klimova in her blog post about the Winter School at Tallinn University. Last January, before the pandemic crisis shifted everything online, I attended a winter school at Tallinn University School of Educational Sciences. The program included various […]

Encouraging teachers to use STEAM tools

In order to encourage teachers to use more different STEAM tools in their practice, researchers from Tallinn University produced a selection of teaching materials for students of teacher training. The materials help to teach environmental topics like soil, ocean, biodiversity, water and climate by using robotics, VR etc.  According to the recent Digital Compass 2019 […]

Erasmus+ and the European Solidarity Corps to offer new learning opportunities

The new period of the Erasmus+ programme, one of the EU’s most successful and most popular programme, will begin in 2021. Its doubled budget will offer new opportunities for education, youth and sports projects as well as learning mobility. The European Solidarity Corps programme will offer opportunities for volunteering in the field of humanitarian aid. […]

University of Tartu is one of the best in emerging Europe and Central Asia

In the newly published ranking list of universities from emerging Europe and Central Asia, the University of Tartu has reached second place. This is also the highest among Estonian universities. The ranking list has been compiled by the international consultation firm Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). QS has been ranking the best universities from emerging Europe and […]