VIDEO: What is it like to move to a new country? Foreigners share their experiences in Estonia

Watch what newcomers think of living in Estonia and about participating in the country’s Welcoming Programme.

Moving to a new country is exciting and challenging at the same time; in the recent years, thousands of people from all corners of the world have chosen Estonia as their destination for work and study.

Increasingly, more of them settle in the country, and for this to be as smooth as possible, in 2015, the Estonian interior ministry initiated the Welcoming Programme. Watch what foreigners think of living in Estonia and about participating in the programme:

You can read more and sign up for free courses on the Settle in Estonia website or keep yourself updated with latest information on Facebook. Read also: A South African couple shares their tips on moving to Estonia and Moving to Estonia? Here’s why your decision to do so has just been made even easier.


The welcoming programme is funded by the European Social Fund and by the Estonian ministry of the interior. This article is commercial content, paid for by the European Social Fund and the Estonian ministry of the interior. Cover: Giouli from Greece shares her experiences in the video.

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