Leaving from hotel to the venue
We will be walking through the medieval old town of Tallinn to the venue of our first seminar day. There is also a group using public transport for those that don’t feel like walking!
Session on Ukrainian students
Discussion on the obstacles Ukrainian students face and how student unions can help.
Maksym Kononenko – Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Ukraine to the Republic of Estonia
Polina Hombalevska – President of Ukrainian Association of Students (UAS)
Marge Mardisalu-Kahar – Director at Estonian Center of Eastern Partnership
Session on Belarusian students
Discussion on the current situation in Belarus and what are the obstacles Belarusian students abroad face. Looking for solutions how the future could be brighter!
Vitaliy Molchanov – Representative of the Office of Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya in Estonia and Latvia
Maksim Zafranski – International Secretary at Belarusian Students’ Association (BSA)
Panel discussion with rectors
Discussing digitalization, collaboration with students, Ukrainian refugees and European University Alliances.
Horia Serban Onita – President of the European Students’ Union (ESU)
Katariina Järve – President of the Federation of Estonian Student Unions (EÜL)
Martti Kiisa – Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs (TTK University of Applied Sciences)
Mart Kalm – Rector of the Estonian Academy of Arts
The moderator of the panel discussion is Lennart Mathias Männik
Session on European Parliament elections 2024
Session on Estonia as a study destination
Introduction to higher education in Estonia.
Free time at the museum
The museum’s permanent exhibition Freedom Without Borders introduces the history of Estonia during and after the Soviet and Nazi occupations, arriving at the era of restoration of independence. The focus on restoring and preserving freedom is central to Vabamu.
Visitors are guided through the exhibition by an e-guide in English, Russian, German, Latvian, Lithuanian, Finnish, French and Spanish. The e-guide helps visitors connect with the personal stories of those who experienced the historical events covered throughout the exhibition.
Tallink Express Hotel
Smart casual opening dinner with performances and handing out the honours of EÜL.
Sightseeing bus tour around Tallinn
1,5h tour on double-deckers to show around the city of Tallinn.
TTK University of Applied Sciences
A possibility to chill and get to know a bit more about Estonian student culture.