Tallinn Program

Dalhousie Russian program in Tallinn, Estonia

Why Tallinn?

Estonia is one of three countries commonly known as the Baltic States.
Almost one third of Estonia's population are native Russians.
No visa is required for Canadians.
Casual and relaxing atmosphere of contemporary campus.
Picturesque European town with old traditions and vibrant cultural life.

What do I get?

3-week intensive programme of rigorous language study and cultural experience.
The number of classes equals 60 hours (15 days of classes).
You will be registered at Dalhousie University and will receive one half-credit for participation in the Tallinn Summer School [P/F].

Where will I live?

We offer accommodation at the Tallinn University International Student Hostel (Karu Street 17), close to Old town and 5 minutes walk from university campus. You will be placed in double and triple rooms.

International Student Hostel has shared kitched, shared shower and WC, bed-linen, small towels, possibility to use a washing machine (extra charge), but no cookware and no cleaning service.

What is the cost?

The early-bird cost of the program (until March 31, 2020) for the summer semester in 2020 is 628 EUR = $911 CAD (Note: actual price may vary depending on the conversion fee). The program fee covers the cost of courses, accommodation, and an administrative fee. Dalhousie students receive 10% discount off the cost of courses when they enrol and pay directly to Tallinn University.

Expenses do not include travel to Tallinn, insurance, cost of living (student meals: prices range from 3 to 7 EUR), and public transport.

You may also want to consider taking part in the Cultural Programme to get a valuable overview of Estonian culture. There is a separate fee (from EUR 175). For more details, visit the webpage of our partner university.

What are the dates?

The Tallinn program for summer 2020 runs between July 13th and July 31st.

Deadline for application: March 1, 2020

For those also taking part in the St. Petersburg summer semester, you will hop on the bus and continue for 3 more weeks in Estonia.

How to apply

Read to pack your bags? Here's what you'll need to apply.

Questions?

Talk to the coordinator

"The coordinators are wonderfully helpful and knowledgeable, and make the logistics extremely simple," said student Liza Glinz.

Contact Coordinator, Dr. Yuri Leving
Phone: 902-494-6923, 902-494-1082
Email: yleving@dal.ca, rusn@dal.ca

Feel free to also explore our partner university's website.