Hate incidents: What can I do?

Hate incidents (e.g. verbal abuse, harassment) are still rare in Estonia. Nevertheless if you are confronted with one, you have to deal with it. In a street incident mostly origin, skin color or sexual orientation is being picked on, but ultimately – almost anything can…

Exhibition “Estonia in Our Hearts”

When: 14.11.2018 – 17.2.2019  Opening of exhibition: 14.11.2018, 17.00Facebook event Where: Estonian National Museum, Participation Hall  The joint exhibition by International House Tartu and Estonian National Museum is made by people who have come to Estonia from elsewhere and have made Tartu their home.  Everyone of…

Health insurance in Estonia

If you work in Estonia, and your employer is covering your social taxes (or, if you’re a freelancer and you pay your own social taxes), then you are probably insured by the Estonian Health Insurance Fund (EHIF). Just make sure you have registered your residence…

Tartu and Southern Estonia

Tartu is the effective capital of Southern Estonia, and a vibrant university town. Tartu is intimate, yet providing many options for socializing, being part of cultural life, raising kids and having a career in innovation and entrepreneurship fields. It´s compact, safe and green, and has…

Health care in Tartu

Estonian public healt care system is funded by general taxation and is generally considered being of good quality. It has a number of e-solutions that can make patient´s life easier. Next to public health care, there is also a private health care system. Health insurance…