Publications Estonia


​Here you will find a collection of relevant publications and downloads. All of these are made to welcome incoming international researchers and make their settling process as smooth as possible.

Some universities publish special Welcome Guides for international students and staff that you can obtain at the welcoming office or from the EURAXESS contact person of your host institution.

Settle in estonia programme research module


Study materials of the Research Module will give you an overview of what an incoming researcher should know about the Estonian research and higher education system (R&D system, funding, academic positions etc).


These materials are complemented by short study videos - see below.

relocation guide 2018 by work in estonia initiative


This guide gives tips about many practical every-day matters but it also gives you a short introduction about Estonia as a country and presents important facts and figures. Available in English, Finnish and Russian.

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An International Researcher’s Guide to Estonia

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The guide has been compiled and published by the Estonian Research Council and is co-financed by the European Commission and by the European Regional Development Fund. The current version was published in autumn 2013. Open an-international-researchers-guide-to-estonia.pdf (6.21 MB)

Leaflet for researcher

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What can EURAXESS do for a mobile researcher? This leaflet explains what we have to offer.


EURAXESS for researcher (2.28 MB)


Leaflet for Employer

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What can EURAXESS do for an institution employing researchers? This leaflet explains what we have to offer.


for employer (2.38 MB)


Focus on Estonia


Compact overview articles about RD&I in Estonia published in EURAXESS Worldwide newsletters in 2017.

China, North America, Japan, Latin America & Caribbean States, ASEAN, India.


Research in Estonia initiative

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The Research in Estonia Initiative aims to introduce Estonia as an attractive research destination and cooperation partner. See here for their promotional materials, documents videos and stories.




See also:

European Commission - Towards a European Framework for Research Careers (2011). Desctiprion of stages R1-R4.