To participate in these courses you need to have Estonian living permit. Learn more about the programme in here.

The research module

The research module is primarily meant for foreign researchers and students who have moved to Estonia by way of research mobility.

The purpose of the module is to give a thorough overview of the following:

• research activities and research institutes in Estonia;
• the rights and obligations of foreigners who have migrated to Estonia by way of research mobility;
• various academic networks and organisations;
• research funding etc., and much more.

Further information about the content of the training module on research is available here.

Purpose

The research module of the Welcoming Programme is primarily intended for researchers, lecturers, PhD students, but it is also open to all other new arrivals who are interested in topics related to research and higher education system in Estonia. The main purpose of the research module is to foster your adaptation and settling in in Estonia by providing the necessary knowledge and thorough overview on research and higher education system in Estonia.

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The research module covers all the topics which might be of use to all new arrivals who have migrated to Estonia in order to engage in research or want to do so.

The module provides a thorough overview of the following topics:

  • Estonian research institutions and their functions;
  • various academic networks and organisations;
  • research funding schemes in Estonia;
  • teaching practices implemented in Estonian universities, etc.

You will also be provided with all the relevant legal information concerning the right of residence and requirements for granting, acquiring and extending residence permits for research migration.

Upon the completion of the research module, you will be: 

  • familiar with the organisation of the research and higher education system in Estonia;
  • informed about research funding opportunities;
  • informed about the complementary public and support services available to new arrivals settling in Estonia;
  • aware of the legal information related to mobility type, incl. the terms and conditions of granting, acquiring or extending residence permits and right of residence;
  • familiar with teaching practices, course structure and grading system, etc.
  • The duration of the research module is one and a half days. The training days include 8 hours of educational activities (practical tasks, group work, discussions) and up to 3 hours of interactive activities, e.g. a tour of a research institution or meeting with an Estonian researcher. During the training course, you are encouraged to ask questions and share your experiences with other participants and instructors.
  • At the end of the training session, you will be given a detailed handbook on the topics discussed in the module.
  • Participation on both days is obligatory. The organisers will provide tea, coffee and snacks.
  • Upon the completion of the training course, you will receive a digital or, upon request, a hard copy of the certificate confirming that you have completed the training course.
  • For further information about the module please contact us at info@settleinestonia.ee.

Higher education and R&D funding in Estonia

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Present-day R&D governance structure in Estonia

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Academic staff and ranks in Estonia

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 5 practicalities in Estonian academic field

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Финансирование науки в Эстонии

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 Структура управления эстонской системы исследовательской и прикладной научной деятельности

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 5 практических аспектов системы Эстонского высшего образовании и исследований

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