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Orientation Course

Orientation Course for the new international degree-seeking and exchange students is designed to make the start of the university life as smooth as possible. You will find different sessions and events to help you settle better. See the Orientation Course photo gallery from August 2023

Autumn semester orientation course will take place on August 28-30.  It is an on-site event which takes place at the University of Tartu Delta Centre (rooms 1037 and 1021). 
Further information will be provided in August.

Orientation course topics and presentations

We have requested various speakers from different fields of expertise to share their knowledge and talk about different aspects related to settling down, living and studying in Tartu. In this section you can find recorded videos as well as slide presentations. Answers to all kind of practical questions about banking, housing etc you find from Welcome Centre`s website.

Tartu Welcome Centre

Support services

Health care & leisure time

Safety and migration issues

Study related topics

Welcome bag

All new UT international students will receive a tote bag welcome pack from the Raatuse 22 dormitory or contact with the Study Abroad Centre.
Students who stay in Pärnu, Narva or Viljandi will get their bag from there.

Game for International Students in Instagram! Find Places in Tartu and Win UT Hoody!

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Here's how it works:

1. Find the spot and snap a photo! Here are 9 photos of places in Tartu's city center (we will share in @unitartustudyabroad Instagram some more details about the places in our stories). Your mission is to seek out these locations, snap some creative photos – whether it's a selfie, a shot with friends, or featuring your new trusty UT bag.
2. Share the photo(s) on your Instagram account and tag your posts/stories with #unitartustudyabroad to ensure your participation!*
3. If you are lucky, you may win a UT hoody or some other UT souvenirs.

The lucky winner of the draw will be announced on 20th February. More information from @unitartustudyabroad Instagram account.