Estonian summer courses
From 31 July to 11 August 2023
Registration will be open from 14 February 2023 to 1 June 2023. Applications are due on 1 June 2023 (included).
Multiple scholarships are available:
- Estonian National Scholarships
- Estonian Education and Youth Board Scholarships (EKKAV)
- DAAD scholarships
- Epp Sonin scholarship
Learn more about the conditions and application deadlines here.
All groups will be confirmed by 12 June 2023.
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 www.kriis.ee
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:
- Tartu Downtown Hostel
- Vikerkaare guesthouse
- Tampere maja
- Looming Hostel
- Hotell Tartu
- Hostel Vaksali 4
- Hotel Starest
Find a longer list on the homepage of Visit Tartu.
From Riga Airport in Latvia:
- by coach via Lux Express
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.Read more
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