As a student in the IT Law Programme, you will be a member of the University of Tartu family, welcoming you to numerous events organised by the International Student Service, the Tartu Student Club as well as numerous organizations around Tartu. For general information on the student life at UT, please take a look at the Student Life section at the UT website.
The University of Tartu is home to many students clubs, including choirs, theatre, sports and fitness clubs. Since 1960, the University of Tartu has a tradition of organising Students Days, which are now held in the autumn, winter and spring, along with the Student Summer Games organised in July. Additionally, there are movie nights and numerous other events in the city all year round.
For news and latest information of the IT Law Programme, please join:
- The UT IT Law group on Facebook, which brings together students and faculty engaged in the IT Law Programme and
- The Information Technology Law - University of Tartu Facebook page
As law students, you are welcome join the European Law Students' Association (ELSA) which organises various events for international students throughout the academic year.
In order to expand your network of connections outside the legal dimension, you are welcome to take part in the activities organised by AIESEC, a global organisation that develops young people through leadership programmes and international volunteering and internships, (www.aiesec.ee) and the Erasmus Student Network Tartu, which is one of the strongest and most active in the region, providing a very memorable multicultural experience for all those involved (www.esn.ee/tartu/).
Given that the IT Law Programme focuses on the most acute legal dilemmas, you have all the chances of becoming a contributor to Juridica International, the journal published by the University of Tartu since 1996.
The IT Law Programme cooperates with several national and international institutions, associations and companies. As a result, you will have the opportunity to pay visits to these institutions, gain valuable contacts for the future, engage in several practical assignments as well as participate in the seminars and conferences organised together with these institutions.
Among else, we work in close cooperation with Cybernetica, Estonian Bar Association, Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, Nortal, Institute of Computer Science at the University of Tartu, Tartu Science Park.
The University of Tartu has dorms in Tartu, which are operated by the Tartu Student Village. Usually, they are able to accommodate all international students and even place them in the same residence hall.
All students are responsible for finding their own accommodation. If you are interested in looking for an apartment or a room, please take a look at the links below:
- Facebook group: Korterikaaslased - Flatmate
- Facebook group: Korterite üürimine (Maakleriteta)
- Degree Students of the University of Tartu (find other UT students to rent together)
Rental prices do not include utilities unless stated so. If you rent an apartment through a real estate agency, expect to pay the broker's fee (1 month's rent) and a deposit (usually 1 month's rent). Rent prices for one bedroom apartment start from 120 EUR/month + utilities.