Estonia is a small country with a population of about 1.3 million people. We are known for our IT solutions, Skype, e-government, Song and Dance Festivals, Arvo Pärt, beautiful nature, clean air and gorgeous women.
Tallinn is the capital and the largest city in Estonia with a population of nearly 450 000 people. Tallinn has a lot of skyscrapers(the highest has 30), traffic jams, the only road tunnel in Estonia(with a length of 320 metres), free public transportation, bumpy roads, it’s own TV-channel(Tallinna TV) and Nordic alcohol tourism.
It combines the medieval architecture in the Old Town with skyscrapers in the modern city centre and panel houses in the suburbs. Tallinn lives in the rythm of a productive business environment with a bustling night life while still allowing it’s citizens to take a relaxing break once in a while.
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Tallinn University of Technology
Founded in 1918, Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech for short) is the only Estonian technical university and the lead academic establishment in engineering, business and public management. TalTech is a part of 4% of the world’s leading universities. We have about 12 000 students, 1300 of whom are foreign students. Lectures are held in Estonian, English and Russian. TalTech’s 18 academic buildings and 6 dormitories are located on 55.5 hectares under the Mustamäe pine forests.
The uniqueness of TalTech lies in the synergy of technical-, nature-, exact-, social- and health sciences which helps in the birth of new ideas. Teaching is based on internationally recognized scientific work and TalTech graduates are highly valued on the job market. Over 70 000 TalTech graduates have helped to significantly shape Estonia’s economy into what it is today.
TalTech offers it’s students a wonderful student- and cultural life and the local housing- and sporting capabilities are one of the best in the Baltic countries.
More information: http://www.ttu.ee/university/tut-in-brief/about-university/