Social Life in Estonia
You have now settled in, unpacked all your things and met your new collegues. But, there are still some everyday questions popping up and you are ready to make new friends?
Firstly, we recommend you to join some social media groups to be in the information loop.
- The EURAXESS - Research in Estonia Facebook page is meant specifically for international researchers in Estonia. We shares academic news, information about funding calls, academic events, fun events in English and special events organized for international researchers in Estonia.
- Subscribe to EURAXESS Estonia monthly Newsletter. We share selected information specifically for international researchers in Estonia. Sign up here www.euraxess.ee/newsletter.
There are many other useful Facebook groups that are not listed here but the following are most active.
Useful Facebook groups
EURAXESS - Research in Estonia Information about academic events in Estonia, funding calls and other information relevant to international researchers in Estonia
Foreigners Living in Estonia Fast advice to foreigners from foreigners in Estonia. Renting adds, discussions about fotball nights, finding a bicycle repair store, buying a used guitar and similar.
Foreigners in Tartu Active group, fast advice, discussions about events etc.
International House Tartu Want to meet other international families, make friends, have fun and gets tips for easy settling in Tartu? Take part in the activities of the International House Tartu.
Expats in Tallinn, Estonia Rental adds, upcoming events, advice
Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs The ministry shares information about legislation changes relevant to foreigners and travellers.
Estonian Institute Courses and events all over Estonia in English for everyone who wants to learn about Estonian culture.
There are many expat groups where you can find a community of your countrymen and -women living in Estonia. For example, if you are from India, try to find a group called Indians in Estonia.
Clubs and Communities
International Women's Club of Tallinn Club for expat ladies in Estonia.
Entertainment - where to go, what to see?
kultuuriaken.tartu.ee Events in Tartu
Visit Tallinn Events in Tallinn
Piletilevi portal Most pupular ticket centre. Timetable for music events, theatre, sports and different festivals.
Piletimaailm portal Tickets for most theatre plays and many concerts.
Culture.ee Live database of culture events in Estonia
Visitestonia.com Touristic information
Eesti Kontsert classical music
Tallinna Folk High School Various courses for grown ups (arts, cooking, handicrafts etc)
Tartu Folk High School Various courses for grown ups (arts, cooking, handicrafts etc)
Culture, Sport and Leisure in Tallinn City A comprehensive overview of what to do and where to go in Tallinn, e.g. botanical gardens, museums, libraries, zoo, hobby education, fooball clubs, judo, drawing, chess, piano clubs etc.
State Forest Management Centre Hiking routes and trails, camping sites and cabins all over Estonia. Maps and descriptions of sites.
Municipal Sport Facilities in Tallinn Tennis courts, stadiums, pools and water sports, hockey and ice skating arenas etc.
Open sport areas in Tallinn Biking roads, health tracks etc.
Sport events in Tartu Events for families, city marathons etc.
Club Tartu Maraton Famous Tartu skiing marathon.