Useful information

Useful information about different events, workshops, lectures etc.

14 October – 18 October

"Transformative process model of climate change education. What it does mean in education?" by Ilkka Ratinen

A seminar "Transformative process model of climate change education. What it does mean in education?“ will take place on the 18th November at 16:15-18.00 in Tartu at Uppsala 10-148. The seminar will be carried out by Ilkka Ratinen who is adjunct professor of science education in University of Jyväskylä.
Ilkka Ratinen has written about his seminar:
In seminar I’ll discuss with doctoral student about transformative education especially intentionally climate education.
Welcome to discuss about climate change mitigation objectives and our possibilities in education to tackle climate change. What we can do in educational research for answering that challenging situation?
You can register here until 10th November.

The International Student Congress Of (bio)Medical Sciences (ISCOMS) in Groningen, the Netherlands

The 27th edition of ISCOMS will take place from the 2nd until the 6th of June 2020 at the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG).
We would therefore like to inform you of the opening of the abstract submission period of
ISCOMS 2020. The abstract submission will open on the 21th of October 2020 until the 30th of January 2020.
For any questions, please do not hesitate to send us an email at iscoms@umcg.nl. Also, feel free
to visit our website www.iscoms.com for more information about ISCOMS.

7 October – 11 October

Tartu International Choir is looking for new members

If you love music and want to join a brand new multicultural choir, please come to Tartu Mart Reiniku Kool (Vanemuise 48) on Wednesday 9th of October at 18.00 (6pm) to learn more. No prior experience in choirs is necessary!

10.10.19 Pitching ABC workshop – 15.0019.30 SPARK HUB (Narva mnt 3)

In this workshop, participants gain basic knowledge and skills of storytelling and pitching. You will learn how to best represent your product, service, what mistakes to avoid, how to stand on the stage, how to deal with stage fright and how to leave a memorable impression to different groups of listeners.
The workshop is led by Harlad Lepisk.

Registration: http://startuplab.ut.ee/calendar/pitching-abc-autumn-2019
Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/events/429585324577485
The event is funded by the European Social Fund.

30 September – 4 October

Student accommodation survey by SANI

SANI is a student team creating an App for housing accommodation in our city of Tartu, we ask for your input by completing our short survey (Round 2).
We are students who are seeking your assistance with our survey on student accommodation. We are creating an App that will assist all students with seeking housing in our friendly student city of Tartu. Please note that your identity will be protected and the data we gather will be used to guide us in addressing the needs we have as students and also for focus groups. Our ultimate goal is to make student accommodation within the city an easy student-friendly process.
We would like to take a moment to express our gratitude and thank all the participants who shared their input with us in the 1st round of SANI's survey a few months ago. SANI is looking forward to getting more inputs for the new academic year.
Please fill our survey, thank you for your time and consideration.

Enefit Idea Hub – The Pitch comes again!

Get ready, your idea can change the world! Idea submission deadline 31.10.2019. Pirze fund 30 000 €. More info from Facebook event.

Business Modle Canvas 03.10.2019

In the second sTARTUp Lab seminar of STARTER programme participants gain knowledge and skills on how to create a Business Model Canvas and use it throughout the idea development process.

Vabamu launches ‘Revolutions That Led to Freedom’ film nights FOR FREE

A new series of film nights will kick off at Vabamu (Toompea 8, Tallinn) on 1 October, focusing on the political and social upheaval in Central and Eastern Europe 30 years ago that led to the collapse of the Communist regimes that had ruled for half a century and to an ever more successful wave of European democratisation. For more detailed information about the films, see HERE.

Social business case competition Creative Shock

Students’ Association of ISM University of Management and Economics from Lithuania invites you to participate in a social business case competition Creative Shock.

23 September – 27 September

Student accommodation survey by SANI

SANI is a student team creating an App for housing accommodation in our city of Tartu, we ask for your input by completing our short survey (Round 2).
We are students who are seeking your assistance with our survey on student accommodation. We are creating an App that will assist all students with seeking housing in our friendly student city of Tartu. Please note that your identity will be protected and the data we gather will be used to guide us in addressing the needs we have as students and also for focus groups. Our ultimate goal is to make student accommodation within the city an easy student-friendly process.
We would like to take a moment to express our gratitude and thank all the participants who shared their input with us in the 1st round of SANI's survey a few months ago. SANI is looking forward to getting more inputs for the new academic year.
Please fill our survey, thank you for your time and consideration.

Join sTARTUp Lab free business development programme STARTER!

On 26th of September UT sTARTUp Lab is organizing an Idea Hackathon that starts a new semester of business ideas incubation programme STARTERtartu.
How to generate ideas, how to recognize good ideas and what to do with an idea? Come to Idea hackathon to find new ideas and turn them into reality!
If you have an idea that could change the world we will help you to develop and test the idea, find teammates, take first steps and bring your idea to life!
If you don't have an idea then you can find the idea that interests you from the hackathon! Simply show up, listen to different pitches and join the team that you like the best!
The idea doesn't need to be a startup idea, it can be a project or NGO idea as well!

The event is free and in English, but please register before on sTARTUp Lab's webpage! http://startuplab.ut.ee/calendar/idea-hackathon-2019

Call for participants

Estonian Federation of Student Union in looking for students to participate in the interviews for a research project studying gender and sexual harassment in universities. Interviews are conducted in Tallinn and Tartu from October till November 2019. If you have an interest in participating in the study, please register in the following form: https://forms.gle/3ju3xi5dUSSvBGXT6. For further questions please contact the head of the study team Mrs Ehti Järv (ehti.jarv@gmail.com, 5804 7706).

16 September – 20 September

Student accommodation survey by SANI

SANI is a student team creating an App for housing accommodation in our city of Tartu, we ask for your input by completing our short survey (Round 2).
We are students who are seeking your assistance with our survey on student accommodation. We are creating an App that will assist all students with seeking housing in our friendly student city of Tartu. Please note that your identity will be protected and the data we gather will be used to guide us in addressing the needs we have as students and also for focus groups. Our ultimate goal is to make student accommodation within the city an easy student-friendly process.
We would like to take a moment to express our gratitude and thank all the participants who shared their input with us in the 1st round of SANI's survey a few months ago. SANI is looking forward to getting more inputs for the new academic year.
Please fill our survey, thank you for your time and consideration.

Tartu Student Days will begin today!

 

K-24, Student’s Adventure and Pit Stop: Forest are a few of the many events happening next week. On Thursday, the 19th of September the Freshmen Initiation will take place on Toome Hill. Programme of the festival can be found on the official website: https://studentdays.ee/en/

Mini-hackathon of crazy ideas / Tartu Student Days 18.09.2019

sTARTUp Day and sTARTUp Lab are organizing mini-hackathon of crazy ideas. Come and take part of this event if you have crazy ideas that seem impossible to implement? Or do you have no ideas and are wondering how to find them? We’ll take on all the fun, weird, and crazy ideas and generate opportunities to put them into practice within 90 minutes.
Pre-registration:
www.startupday.ee/fun

Hult prize at UniTartu

The Hult Prize named "Nobel Prize for Students", in partnership with the United Nations, is the world’s biggest engine for the launch of for-good, for-profit startups emerging from university students all over the world. Global winning prize is $1 million. This is the first time this will be happening in University of Tartu and by extension, the first time in Estonia.
Hult Prize at University of Tartu is currently accepting applications to join the On Campus program organizing team. Main tasks will be completed by December 2019. You can apply using the link below: https://cutt.ly/hultprizeunitartu_joinus

 

Baltic and Baltic German musical history seminar for students

 

Foundation Domus Dorpatensis and the Baltic German Youth Office organise a seminar for students from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia and Germany - and there are still free places! The topic of the seminar is Baltic and Baltic German musical history. The seminar takes place on 17-20 October in Tartu, the working language is German. More information about the seminar and the application: https://www.dbjw.deutsch-balten.de/spstartu19 Application deadline is 18 September!

 

Join high-level conference on challenges of information society

 

Like many countries in Europe, Japan faces the challenges to adjust to global trends, but, at the same time, to retain its unique culture and identity in the changing world of the 21st century. 25-26 of September high-level conference/doctoral school titled the challenges of information society: a Japanese perspective seeks to strengthen and expand the dialogue between Japan and Estonia/ Europe and discuss the contemporary societal challenges and solutions with experts from and on Japan. Read more

9 September – 13 September

UT Library organizes welcome tours for first year students!

Dear first year student! UT Library wishes you a good new academic year and successful studies at the University of Tartu! We welcome you to our recently renovated spacious reading rooms and encourage you to use all our services to help you in your studies, and to find a pleasant space for meeting with your friends.
You can register as a library user on our webpage or at the information desk in the lobby of the library. Having been granted the user rights, you can all at once start to borrow books from our reading rooms and open stacks.
To give you a better overview of the library and its services, we offer guided tours for first year students from Monday to Friday in the first two weeks of September. The tours in Estonian will start at 10, 12, 14 and 16, tours in English and Russian at 10 and 16, and tours in Finnish at 16. You are very welcome to join a tour! Tour guides will wait for you at the information desk in the first floor lobby.
Additional information and contacts are available on our webpage.

It’s contest time: Share your Tartu moments

Do you enjoy writing, taking photos, or making videos? Take part in our contest for international students! The deadline is 15 September. See the rules: http://blog.ut.ee.

(Be More) Student Fair 2019

Are you a freshman who has just arrived in Tartu and you are looking for a fun way to spend your free time? Or have you already studied for a few years but you feel like something is missing? The answer to these questions is OLE ROHKEM. (Be More) Student Fair 2019, which gives you a unique opportunity to see what the student life in Tartu can really offer you. See you on the 11th of September at the Tartu Town Hall Square!

Garage48 Cyber Security Hackathon from 11-13 of October @ University of Tartu! Read more and register.

Student accommodation survey by SANI

SANI is a student team creating an App for housing accommodation in our city of Tartu, we ask for your input by completing our short survey (Round 2).
We are students who are seeking your assistance with our survey on student accommodation. We are creating an App that will assist all students with seeking housing in our friendly student city of Tartu. Please note that your identity will be protected and the data we gather will be used to guide us in addressing the needs we have as students and also for focus groups. Our ultimate goal is to make student accommodation within the city an easy student-friendly process.
We would like to take a moment to express our gratitude and thank all the participants who shared their input with us in the 1st round of SANI's survey a few months ago. SANI is looking forward to getting more inputs for the new academic year.
Please fill our survey, thank you for your time and consideration.

2 September – 6 September

UT Library organizes welcome tours for first year students!

Dear first year student! UT Library wishes you a good new academic year and successful studies at the University of Tartu! We welcome you to our recently renovated spacious reading rooms and encourage you to use all our services to help you in your studies, and to find a pleasant space for meeting with your friends.
You can register as a library user on our
webpage or at the information desk in the lobby of the library. Having been granted the user rights, you can all at once start to borrow books from our reading rooms and open stacks.
To give you a better overview of the library and its services, we offer guided tours for first year students from Monday to Friday in the first two weeks of September. The tours in Estonian will start at 10, 12, 14 and 16, tours in English and Russian at 10 and 16, and tours in Finnish at 16. You are very welcome to join a tour! Tour guides will wait for you at the information desk in the first floor lobby.
Additional information and contacts are available on our
webpage.

University of Tartu Centre for Arts is welcoming all international students!

Choose yourself a course from the following fields: Visual arts, Music, Multimedia and Dance art.
Short descriptions of all our courses are available on our website. Follow us on Facebook.

Students invited to participate in crowd scene for TV programme on Estonia’s national university

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Estonia’s National University, ETV will produce and air a TV programme "The Century of Estonia’s National University". Therefore, the Estonian Public Broadcasting asks students to participate in the most difficult part of the show: in a crowd scene with 800 people which will be recorded in front of the main building on 2 September at 19:00. Why 800? It is estimated that just as many Estonians had higher education in 1919. Let us pay homage to these people!
To participate please register at https://forms.gle/nnfkzaHxuqcLjD7a6

Join the International Student Ambassadors of UT!

Are you an international degree student? Are you active and enjoy extracurricular activities? If you want to share your experience with the future students, lead projects and organize events then we invite you to become a Student Ambassador. We are international degree students who represent the university and UT international student community in Estonia.
You will get an opportunity to lead your own projects and participate in cool motivational events and training. At the end of your studies, you will receive a certificate signed by the Rector and recommendation letter from the Marketing Office. It is a great opportunity to develop your project management skills
and improve your CV.
Do not hesitate and submit your online application before September 8, 2019.Visit our website: isa.ut.ee
Contact us: isa.tartu@gmail.com

26 August – 30 August

University of Tartu Centre for Arts is welcoming all international students!

Choose yourself a course from the following fields: Visual arts, Music, Multimedia and Dance art.
Short descriptions of all our courses are available on our website. Follow us on Facebook.
All international students are welcome to our
Open Doors Day an Workshops on Aug 30 at 3:00-5:00 PM to get to know the centre. Pre-registration for the workshops is needed as we can only host limited no of students.

Students invited to participate in crowd scene for TV programme on Estonia’s national university

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Estonia’s National University, ETV will produce and air a TV programme "The Century of Estonia’s National University". Therefore, the Estonian Public Broadcasting asks students to participate in the most difficult part of the show: in a crowd scene with 800 people which will be recorded in front of the main building on 2 September at 19:00. Why 800? It is estimated that just as many Estonians had higher education in 1919. Let us pay homage to these people!
To participate please register at https://forms.gle/nnfkzaHxuqcLjD7a6