Useful information

Useful information about different events, workshops, lectures etc.

20 September – 24 September

The ISA application 2021 is now open to all UT international degree-seeking students!

Become International Student Ambassador and represent the whole international student body of the University of Tartu! You will be helping prospective students with their questions, creating compelling content for social media, and organising student events. Join our dynamic ISA team, gain valuable project management and organizational experience, and have a lot of fun!
All international degree-seeking students enrolled at UT are eligible to apply to ISA.
Get familiar with ISA programme rules and manager positions duties here
Don't let the opportunity slip away! Apply by September 20: https://isa.ut.ee/apply-2021/
Check more info from Facebook.

 

Photo contest “University of Tartu in pictures”

The University of Tartu invites everyone to participate in a photo contest to get photos by talented amateur and professional photographers depicting the University of Tartu buildings, students, events, studies, and everything else related to the University of Tartu. The contest takes place to 30 September and all participants enter a draw to win prizes.

13 September – 17 September

The ISA application 2021 is now open to all UT international degree-seeking students!

Become International Student Ambassador and represent the whole international student body of the University of Tartu! You will be helping prospective students with their questions, creating compelling content for social media, and organising student events. Join our dynamic ISA team, gain valuable project management and organizational experience, and have a lot of fun!
All international degree-seeking students enrolled at UT are eligible to apply to ISA.
Get familiar with ISA programme rules and manager positions duties here
Don't let the opportunity slip away! Apply by September 20: https://isa.ut.ee/apply-2021/
Check more info from Facebook.

 

DD Academy is for you! DD Academy is a free student program in English

You don't know exactly what to do with your life, but you have a hunch that it should be something important? Would you like to get practical skills to start doing great things? Then DD Academy is for you! DD Academy is a free student program in English that consists of training sessions and practical challenges, through which you’ll learn public speaking, debating, teamwork, time management, design thinking and much-much more - skills you can use at the university or later at any kind of work or entrepreneurship. See more at: https://ddacademy.net or come meet us on our information evening on 14th of September.

 

Erasmus Student Network Tartu is recruiting new members

Erasmus Student Network (ESN) Tartu is recruiting new members who would be interested in organizing trips and events for Erasmus and international students in Tartu. A lot of fun and unforgettable experiences are guaranteed. Newbie Meeting is taking place on September 15 at 18.00 at Ülikooli 20320 (University Café). You can find more information about ESN Tartu on Facebook, webpage, Instagram or email tartu@esn.ee.

 

Tartu Student Days invites you to the biggest student festival in the Baltics!

Tartu Student Days festival is nearly here! This year it will take place from the 20th until the 26th of September. You can get acquainted with our programme on our webpage, where you can also register for our events. Be quick though, because we only have a few places left! You can also visit our Facebook page for the latest information and all our events.

6 September – 10 September

Ülemiste City Future Forum 2021: Hack4Future Hackathon

Take part in Hack4Futurehackathon(89 of September) at Ülemiste City in Tallinn. This event is a sub-event of Ülemiste City Future Forum 2021.
Please confirm your participationby filling in your information
here
Why you should attend:
- Solve real-life business challenges by Ülemiste City companies and get noticed by potential future employers
- Have the exclusive opportunity to see the live broadcast of Future Forum keynote speaker 
Nicolas Derbin, the CEO of CARIAD Estonia (Volkswagen Group).
- Meet many new international friends and future colleagues
- Get 1 EAP credit
- Winning team will get prize 1000€
- In addition to the hackathon, you can take part in other Future Forum events for free, such as 
Discovering tours, FutureExpo and a conference Closing Event.
 Covid-19 info: 
futureforum.ee/covid-19

 

Three days of free workouts!

As a part of their autumn campaign, sports clubs Impuls and Lemongym offer UT students the opportunity of a three-day free trial of unlimited workouts. The free trial period includes access to the gym and pool as well as group classes.
To use the discount, present the gift card at the front desk of the sports club either from your smart device or as a printout. The offer can be used in both Tallinn and Tartu.
Joining Implus Gym
Those who join the Impuls sports club in September can get the COMFORT package with a 30% discount and the FLEX package with a 20% discount for three months. The price of packages starts from 32 euros and there is no joining fee.
Further information: https://alias.live/ImpulsTartuUniversity (in Estonian).
Joining Lemon Gym
If you join the club in September and choose the FLEX package, you get a 20% discount without the compulsory one-year contract. If you choose the one-year COMFORT package, we offer you a 10% discount for one month. The monthly fee starts from 17.99 euros and there is no joining fee.

Further information: https://alias.live/LemonTartuUniversity (in Estonian).

30 August – 3 September

EU Covid certificates to be issued by the Social Insurance Board

Estonians and all foreign residents who have the Estonian personal identification code but cannot access the Patient Portal (digilugu.ee) to create their digital COVID certificate can now apply for the certificate at the customer services of the Social Insurance Fund across Estonia. Foreigners who want to get the certificate at the Social Insurance Fund must have the Estonian personal identification code and an identity document. It is possible to fill in and print the application (attached) beforehand. The service is free of charge for everybody.
Read more from the website of Social Insurance Board.

 

The e-learner’s handbook gives you overview of using the e-learning possibilities at the University of Tartu

An e-learner’s handbook has been compiled, which is available here. The handbook points out the e‑learning options students can encounter during studies, the devices they may need for e-learning, and who to contact for help.
Also check at “Briefing on distance learning and work for students”.

 

Invitation to a course Semiosis in Irreversible Time

In 2021/2022, the expatriate Estonian visiting professorship of the University of Tartu will be held by Jaan Valsiner, professor of cultural psychology at Aalborg University. He is one of the world’s leading cultural psychologists, whose research focuses on the intersections and interconnections of psychology and semiotics, and who has helped to promote Estonian research in the world.
Jaan Valsiner's course “Semiosis in Irreversible Time” (FLSE.00.326) focus on dynamics of meaning-making in irreversible time, in sign systems, nature, culture and society. Seminars take place on Fridays at 1416 in English.Everyone interested are welcome to participate.
The course will take place in two parts 1st part in autumn, 2nd part in spring. The deadline for registering for the 1st part of the course is 05.09.2021.

 

Ülemiste City Future Forum 2021: Hack4Future Hackathon

Take part in Hack4Futurehackathon (89 of September) at Ülemiste City in Tallinn. This event is a sub-event of Ülemiste City Future Forum 2021.
Please confirm your participationby filling in your information
here
Why you should attend:
- Solve real-life business challenges by Ülemiste City companies and get noticed by potential future employers
- Have the exclusive opportunity to see the live broadcast of Future Forum keynote speaker 
Nicolas Derbin, the CEO of CARIAD Estonia (Volkswagen Group).
- Meet many new international friends and future colleagues
- Get 1 EAP credit
- Winning team will get prize 1000€
- In addition to the hackathon, you can take part in other Future Forum events for free, such as 
Discovering tours, FutureExpo and a conference Closing Event.
 Covid-19 info: 
futureforum.ee/covid-19

23 August – 27 August

EU Covid certificates to be issued by the Social Insurance Board

Estonians and all foreign residents who have the Estonian personal identification code but cannot access the Patient Portal (digilugu.ee) to create their digital COVID certificate can now apply for the certificate at the customer services of the Social Insurance Fund across Estonia. Foreigners who want to get the certificate at the Social Insurance Fund must have the Estonian personal identification code and an identity document. It is possible to fill in and print the application (attached) beforehand. The service is free of charge for everybody.
Read more from the website of Social Insurance Board.

 

The e-learner’s handbook gives you overview of using the e-learning possibilities at the University of Tartu

An e-learner’s handbook has been compiled, which is available here. The handbook points out the e‑learning options students can encounter during studies, the devices they may need for e-learning, and who to contact for help.