About us

Cervice centres are in Tallinn and Tartu

EURAXESS Estonia Network

We are part of the European EURAXESS - Researchers in Motion, a joint initiative of the European Commission and 40 partner countries.

Our EURAXESS Service Centres help researchers and their families to plan and organise their move to Estonia. We provide personalised support and advice in all matters related to academic mobility.

You can find us in 9 biggest R&D, funding and supportive institutions in Estonia in Tartu and Tallinn.

All services of the EURAXESS Network are free of charge.





Estonian Research Council

Ms. Siiri Kolka, Ms. Anna Mossolova,, tel +372 730 0338 View EURAXESS profile

University of Tartu

Ms. Sirli Urbas,, tel +372 737 5194 View profile

Estonian University of Life Sciences

Ms. Eve-Liis Abroi,, tel +372 731 3069 View profile

University of Tartu Tartu Observatory

Ms. Tiia Lillemaa, Ms. Karin Pai,,, tel +372 737 4502 View profile



selected news For international researchers in Estonia


News in English

Our Estonian news section brings researchers hand-picked infromation from the Estonian Research Council, about open funding calls and grants in Estonia and Europe, as well as information about relocation and EURAXESS events. We also guide you to information about academic events in Estonia as well as local research related news.Read more...



Networking events


Fun with colleagues and family

EURAXESS Estonia team organizes networking events for international researchers, PhD students and their families. The aim of these events is to introduce Estonian culture, way of life, traditions and nature to the researchers and to give researchers the opportunity to make friends with each other.

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EURAXESS for employers

for institutions

Welcoming International Employees

The EURAXESS Estonia Network is here to support all institutions employing international researchers in Estonia. We introduce Estonian and European Union policies, regulations and recommendations for facilitating researchers mobility experience.

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Info Materials

A collection of guides, articles, leaflets and study materials in one place. These can be used by institutions to learn about and promote EURAXESS and by researchers to learn about Estonia.

Welcoming Programme Research Module study materials (.pdf)
Relocation Guide by Work in Estonia.
EURAXESS Worldwide Focus on Estonia article.

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Estonian Research Council

The Estonian Research Council manages most research funding instruments in Estonia.



Estonian Ministry of Education and Research

Mailis Reps is the Minister of Education and Research of the Republic of Estonia from 23 November 2016.

She is a member of the Estonian Centre Party.


Estonian Police and Boarder Guard Board

The main tasks of Police and Border Guard Board are the securing of the external border of the European Union; the determination of citizenship and issue of documents; security and public order in the state; and the investigation and prevention of offences.


Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1. Ensuring national security and the indivisibility of security; stability and predictability of international relations

2. Ensuring premises for the functioning of Estonian economy; liberal economic relations and a liberal economic space

3. Protection of Estonians abroad and in the context of foreign relations

4. Estonia’s influence and good reputation

5. A space of values promoting democracy, human rights, the principles of the rule of law, as well as economic freedom and development

tax an customs

Estonian Tax and Customs Board

All about taxation and taxes in Estonia. Enter the electronic self-service e-Tax/e-Customs system here.


Estonian Social Insurance Board

All about social insurance, family allowance, pensions, apply for A1 certificate and more.

Research in Estonia

Research in Estonia

Estonian Research Council carries out international marketing activities under the initiative called Research in Estonia. Its main aim is to introduce Estonian research on an international level and for international audience. The main target groups are researchers coming from abroad, international journalists, R&D administrators and delegates. The Research in Estonia portal offers information and news for professionals, scholars, and students interested in research opportunities in Estonia.


Official webpage introducing Estonia


Frequently asked questions

You just have one specific question? It is highly probable that others have had the same problem. See through the Frequently asked questions for quick help.

Frequently asked questions