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Estonian Language

Tallinn University

12 days
300 EUR/full
300 EUR/full
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The winter course in Estonian Language and Culture from Tallinn University offers an opportunity to study an unusual and entrancing language.


The Estonian Language and Culture course from Tallinn University aims to familiarize a wide range of international students not only with the Estonian language, but also with the country’s rich culture, history, art and lifestyle.

After a short written test, students will be divided into groups based on their initial proficiency in the Estonian language.

Why this course?

  • You can be one of the few people capable of speaking a very unique language, spoken natively by only about 1.1 million people.
  • You will be able to find out if Estonian language is really one of the hardest languages to learn or it’s just a myth.

Programme Structure

The courses will then foster skills at the following levels:

  • Beginner – students will develop basic Estonian communication skills and master day-to-day conversation. The course programme includes pronunciation practice, listening comprehension and easy communication.
  • Intermediate – students will further develop their speaking, listening, reading, writing and grammar skills. The students should be familiar with basic Estonian structures. The course programme includes activities on various everyday-life situations.
  • The languages of instruction are Estonian and English and course materials are distributed during the course.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 days

Start dates & application deadlines






  • Fully structured
  • Regular mandatory meetings
  • Proactive tutoring and support
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

The course is suitable for students of all levels of competence in the Estonian language, from complete beginners with no practical experience to conversationally capable speakers.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    300 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 300 EUR for the full programme during 12 days.
  • EU/EEA

    300 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 300 EUR for the full programme during 12 days.


The Estonian Education and Youth Board offers foreign students (enrolled at non-Estonian universities) free places at Estonian language course at Winter School organised by Tallinn University. The free places are only for students whose proficiency in Estonian is at least at A2 level at the time of applying. Unfortunately, there are no free places for beginners. All applicants must send a confirmation letter from their Estonian lecturer or teacher. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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