Narva College holds 18th International Student Research Conference

On April 19-21, 2018 Narva College of the University of Tartu opens its doors for international students who are coming to Estonia to participate in the International Student Research Conference.

The event is recognized as one of the longest standing student conferences in Estonia and is held on a yearly basis since 2000. Many talented students from different countries all over the world will come to share their opinions within the topic “Neglecting the boarders: 6 Dimensions of EU-RUS relations”.

Master’s students of Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies of the University of Tartu are organizing the conference. The participating students come from Estonia, Russia, Hong Kong, Georgia, Poland, Moldova, Kyrgyzstan, Belarus, Italy and Germany. The qualified participants will introduce their research in the fields including education, linguistics and culture, Russian language and culture, youth work, transboundary entrepreneurship, and Russian & international studies.

During the two main conference days, April 19 and 20, there are two plenary sessions and twelve parallel sessions. The main working language of the conference is English, except the session “Russian language and culture”, which will be held in the title language.

This year pays more attention to Russian culture in Europe. On April 19th at 16:00, all the participants are invited to take part in the round table discussion on topic “Russian-speaking European, what does it mean?” Special guests among the speakers will be journalist Nikolai Karayev as well as Andrei Ivanov, Russian-speaking writer from Estonia. Discussion will take place in Narva College gallery. The event is free and open to everyone registered (find the link below).

Narva 18th International Student Research Conference is supported by Estonian Gambling Tax Council and organized by Narva College of the University of Tartu and Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies.

The registration form can be found on the ÕIS platform website.

The program of the conference and information are available at the conference website and Facebook page.


Additional information: Nikita Lumijõe, Member of the organising committee, 56 156 330,