Knowledge

Knowledge

University study: the Gulf of Finland has oxygen-deprived dead zones

According to the initial data of a study by Tallinn University of Technology, not only has the Gulf of Finland the so-called dead zones due to oxygen deficiency, but these have expanded. The TalTech study that started at the beginning of October aimed to analyse the oxygen levels of the …

University study: the Gulf of Finland has oxygen-deprived dead zones Read More »

What helped Estonian schools successfully handle the coronavirus crisis?

In the spring of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic put students, teachers and parents to test; Estonian schools managed to adapt to new situations quickly and therefore handled the crisis well; although there is no one right formula for a successful distance learning programme, there is still a lot to learn …

What helped Estonian schools successfully handle the coronavirus crisis? Read More »

The University of Tartu among the 300 best universities in the world

The University of Tartu has achieved its best-ever ranking in this year’s Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The oldest and largest university in Estonia shares the 251–300th position in the World University Rankings 2021, compiled by the British journal, Times Higher Education, since 2004. The ranking considers 13 performance …

The University of Tartu among the 300 best universities in the world Read More »

The recipe for success in the Estonian basic education system

According to the PISA tests, the results of Estonian 15-year-olds are the best in Europe and among the strongest in the entire world. But what is the recipe for this success and what could be improved upon? * It is rather difficult to objectively measure how good the Estonian education …

The recipe for success in the Estonian basic education system Read More »

LIVE: International students in Estonia – IN or OUT?

Policy makers in the Estonian government want to keep non-EU students out, student organisations and activists want to keep international students in Estonia; an independent NGO, Estonishing Evenings, and the Federation of Estonian Student Unions will on 31 August take a deeper look at this issue, the current situation, its …

LIVE: International students in Estonia – IN or OUT? Read More »

Estonian scientist leads the EU’s high-level climate negotiations

Since the beginning of the German presidency of the European Union in July, Annela Anger-Kraavi, a Cambridge-educated Estonian scientist, has been leading the EU’s high-level climate change negotiations. Anger-Kraavi, a climate expert who has been involved in the UN climate negotiations for many years, leads the negotiations on the effects …

Estonian scientist leads the EU’s high-level climate negotiations Read More »

Estonian study: the novel coronavirus is ten times more prevalent than previously thought

The results of the University of Tartu-led study on coronavirus antibodies indicate that the prevalence of the virus notably exceeded the national statistics based on nasal swab testing and a whopping number of people who had the virus did not have any symptoms. From 11 May to 29 July, the University of …

Estonian study: the novel coronavirus is ten times more prevalent than previously thought Read More »

TalTech relents and offers foreign students defer option and online courses

Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) has bowed to the overwhelming pressure by hundreds of foreign students and parts of the Estonian society and backtracked from its earlier decision not to admit bachelor’s and master’s candidates from high coronavirus risk countries; the university is now aiming to mend its reputation by …

TalTech relents and offers foreign students defer option and online courses Read More »

The University of Tartu welcomes all admitted international students

The University of Tartu is welcoming all admitted international students and employees, both new and existing, and it will notify the citizens of third countries of the certain requirements imposed by the Estonian government amid the coronavirus pandemic. The university decided on 21 July that on its part, all international …

The University of Tartu welcomes all admitted international students Read More »

Developed in Estonia, a new tech solution helps victims of terror attacks

The NATO-funded Tallinn University of Technology scientist, Muhammad Mahtab Alam, is making lives safer with smart technology. This article is published in collaboration with Research in Estonia. Only a couple of years ago, in the pre-COVID19 world, fears were vastly different as terrorist attacks were sending shockwaves throughout Europe. The pedestrian …

Developed in Estonia, a new tech solution helps victims of terror attacks Read More »

Estonian World is in a dire need of your support.
Read our appeal here and become a supporter on Patreon 
close-image
Scroll to Top