Estonia is a relatively small country. It’s also one of the world’s smallest countries to have its own educational and scientific infrastructure, steeped in its own cultural traditions and in its own language.
Humanities scholars have a dual role to play in Estonia, to both produce top-notch international research whilst bearing the torch for the Estonian language, culture, education, and scientific inquiry. Here are a few pointers to help you get a feel for what they do.
Want to know more about the Estonian humanities and the arts? Read these success stories!
Research Infrastructure Units of Humanities
● Estonian e-Repository and Conservation of Collections
● Center of Estonian Language Resources
Estonian membership in ESFRI object
● Common Language Resources and Technology Infrastructure ERIC
Native speakers of the Uralic languages are geographically located in very different areas. Geneticists at the University of Tartu studied... read more
Old Norse family sagas are the part of vernacular literature written by Scandinavian people up to 14th century. Although... read more
Bildungsroman – novels that focus on the young female protagonist's quest for her role in society. Author/source: cacaye/Flickr Recently, Johanna... read more
Helle Kaasik, a PhD student at the University of Tartu, School of Theology and Religious Studies, has studied the... read more
According to the current professional standard in Estonia – clinical pastoral care is professional existential and religious support that... read more
Try to describe the experience of hitting your elbow against the edge of a table. How would you put... read more
Author: Jason Mario Dydynski Most people can agree that animals like puppies and kittens are cute, often getting that “awww”... read more