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Estonian summer courses

1-12 August 2022

Registration is open!

  • Applications are due on 1 June 2022 (included).
  • Multiple scholarships are available.
    Application deadlines for scholarships:
    • Estonian National Scholarships: open 1 April - 1 May 2022
    • Estonian Education and Youth Board Scholarships (EKKAV): open 18 March – 1 April 2022
    • DAAD scholarships: apply by 1 June 2022
    • Epp Sonin scholarship: apply by 1 June 2022
      ​​​Learn more about the conditions and application deadlines here.
  • All groups will be confirmed by 11 June 2022.
  • Location: University of Tartu study building at Jakobi 2 or Lossi 3

Levels and fees


Learners' feedbacks

Meet the team

All summer course participants are signed-up in our study information system as continuing education learners (the same status for everyone, also if you are a student at another university). Regarding any possible restrictions and regulations related to continuing education and covid-19, we abide by the rules currently set in Estonia. All the information is available here at 

Students applying for the Estonian Education and Youth Board Scholarships will be offered places in the Tartu Downtown Hostel (a place in a double room).  

For all other participants, we have gathered a selection of hotels and hostels in Tartu to help you choose:

Find a longer list on the homepage of Visit Tartu.

Also, check and Airbnb for other types of comfortable accommodation.

From Tallinn Lennart Meri Airport

From Riga Airport in Latvia:

Arriving at Tartu Airport: 

Tartu has a small airport only served by Finnair. More information about flight options can be found here. On the website of Tartu airport, you can also find information regarding transportation to the city centre.

More than 20 years of Estonian summer courses...

We started out in 1998 with 9 students forming one group. Year after year, the interest grew and today, about 60 students learn Estonian each year at 4-5 different levels.

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In the city: Free love film festival 1.-6.08.2022

We are in luck this year, as the Tartu Love Film Festival tARTuFF is taking place at the same time as our Estonian summer courses - a free open-air cinema right in the centre of the city!

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A sneak peek into Tartu:


Bridges in the Baltics toimub 23.-24. septembrini 2022 Varssavis.

International student conference "Bridges in the Baltics" awaits participants

Kolme rektori stipendiumi konkurss

A student of Vilnius University won the three rectors' scholarship competition

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map of Europe with pins and threads

Translation as Transfer of Cultural Images