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Estonian students and Volkswagen are collaborating on China project

The Estonian Business School (EBS) and Volkswagen Financial Services have signed an agreement that provides the students of EBS and its partner university, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, with an opportunity to draw up a project for the development of Volkswagen business activities in the Chinese market.  The project involves twelve …

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Isabelle Frochot: Estonia is very advanced in teaching methods

Dr Isabelle Frochot, a visiting associate professor of tourism marketing at the University of Tartu Pärnu College, says that she would recommend Estonia as a place to study without hesitation. In Estonia, when one talks about a “university town”, one usually means Tartu, the home of the largest and oldest …

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Estonian professor Ülo Niinemets analyses the role of plants in climate change

The basement of the Estonian University of Life Sciences is full of secrets. Some mysterious rooms hide miniature botanical gardens full of plants from all over the world. Amid these plants, one of the youngest academicians in Estonia, professor Ülo Niinemets, and his international research group are looking for answers …

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PISA study: the Estonian basic education is the best in Europe

According to the Programme for International Student Assessment, a premier global metric for education, compiled by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, the results of Estonian 15-year-olds are the best in Europe and among the strongest in the entire world. The PISA study of 2015 concentrated on natural sciences …

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International students desire to build their lives in Estonia

International students have not only found Estonia as a stop on their path – the country is increasingly seen as the place to advance one’s career and where to settle in. “I loved and I am still attracted by this tiny and surprising country, defined as the new ‘digital nation’, …

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Estonia’s primary education system ranks eighth in the world

According to the World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report, Estonia’s primary education system ranks eighth in the world. The Global Competitiveness Report looks at data on different areas in almost every country on earth and then compiles the data into a picture of the economy for those countries. Then, they …

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Estonian scientists and students create a novel digital computer chip

A research group at the Tallinn University of Technology has created an innovative digital computer chip that can localise all of its faults and inform the system using the chip. Chips comprise the processing and memory units of the computers, forming a crucial part in the effectiveness of these ever-needed …

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Tartu University achieves a new record in the world rankings

According to one of the most important higher education lists, the QS World University Rankings, the University of Tartu (UT) now holds the highest position ever. The university’s position in the ranking has improved from 501 in 2012 to 347 in 2016. In the process of preparing the ranking list, the QS …

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Global ambassadors of Estonian e-governance studies

International students have found Estonia on their path. One of them is Crystal LaGrone from Oklahoma, the United States. LaGrone is currently half-way through the e-governance technologies and services master’s programme at the Tallinn University of Technology (TUT). In Estonia today, there are dozens of institutions offering higher education, including public …

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