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  • Education system in Estonia | Studyinestonia
    Saxon bachelor master model Bachelor s level studies form the first cycle and master s level studies form the second cycle Under this section you will find an overview of Estonian education system and also important information about grading exam systems and qualifications Link CREDIT SYSTEM Link LEVELS OF STUDY Link QUALIFICATIONS Link RECOGNITION OF STUDIES Link EXAMS AND GRADING Find the perfect course for You Postgraduate All courses Referer

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  • Living | Studyinestonia
    with relatively low tuition fee programmes living costs and various scholarships for international students As a student in Estonia you can take advantage of various discounts and special offers generated especially for people who are full time students Moreover if interested then it is possible for international students to combine their studies with part or full time job and also provide for living during your studies Student life in Estonia is full of activities and events There are various organizations and events that help foreign students to settle into Estonian life and create a social network in the country They organize a huge variety of events for international students such as excursions company visits trips and social gatherings photo competitions visiting the ballet bike trips quiz tournaments etc Besides this universities also have different student clubs and interest groups that help to foster student s unique identities and develop their special skills At the beginning of each academic year universities usually organize a special event for all new international students in order to provide practical information about studying and living in Estonia New students will get to know their fellow students tutors faculty staff university buildings and the city where

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  • Arrival | Studyinestonia
    plenty of options available if you like to travel by sea You can come to Estonia by ship from Helsinki and Stockholm and additionally from Rostock and St Petersburg in the summer Helsinki is a mere hour and a half away on an express ship in the summer and larger ships will take you there in 4 hours throughout the year The main ferry operators are Tallink Viking Line and Eckerö Line Helsinki port in Finland is 80 km from Tallinn and it takes less than 2 hours on a ferry During the summer season from May to September boats sail every few hours Stockholm ports in Sweden are 380 km from Tallinn and ferries travel once a day in both directions you spend the night at sea BY BUS AND TRAIN International coach lines connect Tallinn and Tartu to Europe and trains travel eastward Three coach companies Luxexpress Simple Express and Ecolines operate comfortable direct connections to all the biggest cities in Germany Poland Netherlands and the Baltic States as well as Russia Ukraine and even further afield The Intercity Bus Terminal bussijaam in Tallinn is also the starting point of coaches to every corner of Estonia You can reach the city centre from the terminal with trams 2 or 4 heading up the Tartu maantee The terminal is situated at 46 Lastekodu Street and is open every day from 06 30 until 21 30 The train station raudteejaam in Tallinn Balti jaam is literally across the street from the Old Town Only one international train line operates in Estonia from Russia Moscow Leningradski Vakzal Station It travels on a daily basis and the journey lasts about 15 hours Unfortunately it is not possible to take a train to Europe but for travelling in Estonia rail transport is one of the most comfortable forms of transport Elron is a public transport company organising all passenger train transport in Estonia TAXIS You will find a perpetual stream of taxis outside the arrival hall in airports and Port of Tallinn and it is by far the most convenient way to get to your dormitory or rental place For a price example a quick 7 10 minute taxi ride from the airport to the city centre in Tallinn would cost you approximately 5 10 EUR regardless of the number of passengers or baggage What to bear in mind when travelling by taxi Choose a clearly marked taxi takso According to Estonian law taxis are required to publish their full price list on the passenger side window and customers are allowed to choose whichever taxi they prefer regardless of their position in the line You can usually pay in cash or with a bank card Please confirm bank card option before you enter the taxi After the taxi ride ask also for the check if you want drivers are obliged to issue the check if asked How to order Taxify mobile taxi ordering app http taxify eu TAXIS IN TALLINN Tulika Takso 372

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  • Accommodation | Studyinestonia
    residential spaces in dormitories are usually apartment type consisting of two twin rooms there is a kitchenette shower and toilet to share for maximum 4 persons Rent is calculated based on the number of tenants in the room and utility costs are added heating water and sewage electricity An average monthly fee including utility costs for a student living in a dormitory is around 100 It is sometimes also possible to rent a twin room for single use In this case all the expenses are doubled Rooms in dormitories are usually equipped with all basic furniture items each resident has his or her own bed desk chair and shelves Kitchens are equipped with a cooker refrigerator running water and basic kitchen furniture The rest curtains carpets blankets pillows cleaning equipment dishes water boilers toasters etc is up to the student Before you buy anything major however it may be sensible first to meet with your roommates flatmates and see what is there already decide how you are going to use it and only then if and as you agree start purchasing new items Bicycle park in one of the dormitories Private housing Private rooms or flats can be found through newspaper advertisements websites or real estate agencies operating in the city However the best flats are most often found via local acquaintances and friends The International Relations Office Admission Office can assist you in finding accommodation or recommending another university employee or student who could help arrange housing You should be careful and look for an apartment with the help of Estonian tutors students friends or professors like any place else rents might be typically inflated for foreigners in Estonia It is common for international students to share bigger flats in the city centre Rental prices in the centre may

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  • Living costs | Studyinestonia
    in Estonia start from 100 per month in student dormitories Some universities have student dormitories with single double and triple rooms Housing costs largely depend on the location and size of the flat On average the prices range from about 100 for a place in a double room in the residence hall to 180 450 or more for a private flat Food Students can usually enjoy a comfortable life with around 200 250 per month for food Each student can determine food expenses individually depending on their needs Every university also has its own cafeteria s which offers nice meal with reasonable price Daily specials in pubs and cafes 2 50 4 Transport Public transport is available for all students and is free of charge in Tallinn only for residents of Tallinn including international students studying in Tallinn Local public transport in Tartu 8 63 with a monthly ticket with student card single ticket for a student 0 51 1 on the bus Most universities have everything needed supermarkets cafes shops pharmacy gym etc located within a short walking distance Taxi depending on company average starting fee from 1 9 each km from 0 6 Bus ticket from Tallinn to

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  • Healthcare | Studyinestonia
    system in any member state of the European Union Iceland Liechtenstein Norway or Switzerland IMPORTANT You should have some form of health insurance Non EU citizens There are strict requirements in Estonia for health insurance cover when applying for a residence permit and having the required health insurance cover is necessary for applying for a temporary residence permit for studying A student who has been granted residence permit for study is not covered by the Estonian Health Insurance Fund Students can come to Estonia with travel insurance but are then required to obtain proper health insurance in Estonia You have to have an insurance contract guaranteeing that any costs related to your medical treatment as a result of illness or injury during your stay in Estonia will be met Non EU students should follow the requirements of the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board and obtain a medical insurance in Estonia for the same period as the temporary residence permit is valid Arrange your insurance contact within two months of your arrival to Estonia Please present the contract to the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board If you do not provide proof of proper insurance to the Police and Border Guard Board your temporary residence permit may be cancelled The Estonian Police and Border Guard Board has confirmed that only the following insurance companies are accepted when applying for temporary residence permit for studying KindlustusEst Phone 372 686 5019 E mail info kindlustusest ee AON STUDENT INSURANCE E mail internationalstudents aon nl ERGO KINDLUSTUS Phone 372 610 6500 E mail info ergo com ee IF KINDLUSTUS Phone 372 667 1100 E mail info if ee INGES KINDLUSTUS Phone 372 641 0436 372 641 0437 E mail inges inges ee As only the abovementioned insurers are approved by the Estonian Migration

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  • Working | Studyinestonia
    in Estonia for international students For part time or full time work during studies you may want to consider pursuing a job that will provide you with some experience for your long term career goals The career services and faculties should have contacts in a variety of industries and they can assist you in looking for a placement Employers are increasingly looking for evidence of such dedication to your future career therefore working during your studies in a related field may become an advantage There is typically a wide range of part time work on offer from jobs in tutoring language teaching baby sitting interpretation translation to data processing admin IT programming developing clerical waitressing and shop work Typical part time work may also involve providing support services to a company that has operations in several countries call centres reservation centres client support centres etc These are mostly international companies therefore a tolerance for diversity is needed to be comfortable in this type of work environment Having the ability to speak or understand various languages is a plus in the Estonian job market As Estonia also has a strong start up culture students and graduates are encouraged to create their own start up spin off companies Start up and entrepreneurship culture has tremendous local supporters in Estonia There are numerous state and private programmes and initiatives set up in order to boost spin off companies Organizations and initiatives like Garage48 StartupGarage Startup WiseGuys and Tehnopol Start Up Incubator are offering students funding and possibilities to start focusing on their career and new ideas in the middle of the studies This offers endless possibilities to connect your research with a business idea Career services Most of Estonian universities also offer various career and counselling services to their international students Services usually provided career and psychological counselling information about job vacancies and internship opportunities help with composing correct documents when applying for a job help with preparing for a job interview join career mailing list and jobseekers database seminars and lectures on career issues organizing presentations of companies and organisations to students information services conducting career related surveys Career Service Contacts Tallinn University of Technology s Career Centre University of Tartu s Career and Psychological Counselling Tallinn University s Career Counselling Estonian Business School Miss Maris Zernand Vilson maris zernand ebs ee Rules and regulations Agreements with an employer Before you start a job it is wise to settle all the formalities with your employer such as working contract the number of holiday days you are entitled to your insurance coverage and your tax situation Also make sure you know the organization s internal rules and regulations regarding the terms of employment Balance with studies In order to be allowed to work and study at the same time the student is required to study full time Full time means that student must successfully obtain around 30 ECTS credit points each semester The exact amount of required credit points may differ for semester

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  • Visa and residence permit | Studyinestonia
    register his her place of residence in the Local Government authority of the place of residence within 3 months from the day of entry to Estonia In addition a student has to apply for an Estonian ID card within 1 month from obtaining the temporary right of residence More information can be found on the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board web page NON EU citizens Students who are third country nationals not EU citizens have to apply for a temporary residence permit for study at the nearest Estonian Embassy or Consul in their home country or country of residence more info on the page of the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs If there is no Estonian Embassy or Consul in your home country or country of residence you should contact the nearest Estonian Embassy More information about application process and all the required documents including legal income proving certifications can be found from Estonian Police and Border Guard Board website Starting from the 1st of October 2010 all third country nationals who already stay legally in Estonia and wish to study at master s or doctoral level have a right to apply for residence permit for study at the Police and Border Guard Board in Estonia A temporary residence permit is valid for maximum of one year and should be renewed at least 2 months before the date of expiration at the Police and Border Guard Board Estonian ID card issued to a student is a document stating that a student was issued a temporary residence permit for study in Estonia Students from third countries have to register their place of residence in the Local Government authority within 1 month from the arrival to Estonia on the basis of residence permit for study IMPORTANT temporary residence permit for studying

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