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Tuition fee is paid in accordance with the agreement concluded with the university and in an emergency situation payment depends on decisions taken by the university or on separate agreements. The same applies to subsistence expenses. If you consider it necessary to return to Estonia because of the emergency situation, you must cover the costs yourself. First, be sure to check the restrictions regarding returning to Estonia from abroad.

Last updated: 08.09.2020 16:36

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Unfortunately not, as going to study abroad and suspending your studies there were your own personal decisions.

Last updated: 30.03.2020 19:50

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Suspending your studies abroad depends on the rules of the university and/or the contract of study signed with the university. In Estonia it is possible to enter universities according to the conditions and timeframe set by the schools. It might be possible to transfer experience and credits acquired in the framework of the recognition of prior learning and work experience procedure.

Last updated: 30.03.2020 20:07

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You should consider possible risks when planning a trip. We recommend postponing trips abroad.

When travelling, it should be borne in mind that you may need to remain in self-isolation for some time, both when arriving at the destination and when returning.

Anyone arriving in Estonia who began their journey from countries or transited through countries for which no health data is available or with an infection rate above 16 must remain in self-isolation. The same applies to anyone showing signs of the disease. More information on travel restrictions can be found on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Last updated: 08.09.2020 16:40

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If a student wishes to go to study at a foreign university, the Ministry of Education and Research shall issue an information letter to the specific university, if necessary. In the letter the Ministry will provide explanation regarding the conditions applied to graduation of upper secondary school in Estonia this academic year and which exams the graduating classes took.

Please contact pille.koiv@hm.ee with your request for the letter of information.

Last updated: 12.06.2020 11:40

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More information about the coronavirus and restrictions related to it is available calling 1247 (from abroad +372 600 1247).