- Estonia has over 2000 islands and is comprised of almost 50% forested land (and almost a quarter is protected nature areas). Outdoor enthusiasts will love hunting for mushrooms in the pine-filled forests or swimming in a bog lake in the Estonia wilderness.
- Founded in the 1600s, the University of Tartu is the national university of Estonia and ranked in the top 1.2% globally! Tartu offers an extensive catalog of classes in English in many of the highest-demand subject areas.
- Connect with your peers upon arrival by joining the University of Tartu buddy program. This program pairs you with an international degree-seeking student who might become your new best friend and can help you navigate through life abroad.
- Take part in the social program on campus, which will allow you to participate in a range of fun and engaging cultural activities with other local and international students. Day trips and events include movie nights, a Tartu city tour, a street art scavenger hunt, museum visits, and a lot more!
Ideal for music and art lovers, explore the various venues throughout the city to listen to DJs, rock bands, and house music or the artistic vibes of the city’s murals and street art. There are also many art and music festivals to enjoy throughout the year, including the popular Song and Dance Celebration, which is the reason Estonia is often referred to as the singing nation.
What We Love About Tartu
A university town and a hub of creative and intellectual culture, Tartu is an ideal place to discover theatre performances, concerts, and festivals at an affordable price. The town also offers many events that are popular with students including an international food festival, film nights, opportunities for sledding and skiing, sauna days, and bog walking weekends. We also love the access to a less-traveled parts of Europe such as the Estonian countryside, Latvia, and Lithuania.
Visit the Program Page for Study in Estonia
to learn more.
You can meet with the ISEP Coordinator at your home campus or speak with an ISEP Student Services Officer, who will guide you through the application process, pre-departure, your time abroad, and your return. To connect with ISEP, visit our website