As Tallinn Summer School differs from other schools because as well as presenting the best Estonian specialists, offering Estonian language lessons at the highest level and introducing participants to the finest aspects of our local culture, we also integrate a wide range of internationally acclaimed academics, opinion leaders and intellectuals into our summer school programme.

Language Courses

Estonian Language

Dates: 10-28 July 2017        Price: 490€ / 440€*

Russian Language

Dates: 10-28 July 2017       Price: 490€ / 440€*

English Language

Dates: 10-28 July 2017     Price: 400€ / 350€*


Dates: 17-28 July 2017        Price: 320€ / 270€*

Chinese Language for Beginners

Dates: 10-28 July 2017      Price: 150€

Creative Courses

Creative Psychotheraphy

Dates: 17-28 July 2017      Price: 450€ (2 weeks) / 250€ (1 week)

Creative Writing in English

Dates: TBC     Price: 300€ / 250€*

Storytelling, Comics and Illustrations

Dates: 10-14 July 2017        Price: 300€


Dates: 10-28 July 2017        Price: 615

Gamification Workshop

Dates: 17-21 July 2017    Price: 250€ / 200€*

Courses in Humanities and Social Sciences

Information and Knowledge Management in Digital Environment

Dates: 10-14 July 2017      Price: 300€ / 250€*

The Formation of Global Norms in a Changing World Order

Dates: 10-21 July 2017      Price: 350€ 

Social Enterprises: Using Your Creativity and Sensitivity

Dates: 10-14 July 2017    Price: 250€ 

Courses in Natural Sciences and IT

Design of Serious Games

Dates: 10-14 July 2017      Price: 250€ / 200€*

Experimental Interaction Design

Dates: TBC      Price: 400€ / 300€*

Research Methods in HCI 

Dates: TBC      Price: 400€ / 300€*

Estonian Language Online Course

Estonian Language Online Course

Dates:  January 2 – March 12, 2017                   Price: 100€

* Price for students


1) The Estonian Institute offers foreign students free places in courses in Estonian language and culture at summer schools organised by Estonian universities. The free place includes tuition, the cultural programme and accommodation in the least expensive double room. The applicant must cover the costs of travel to and from the course, and meals. More information will be available on the Estonian Institute’s website.

2) Estonian Governmental Scholarships. The scholarships are intended to support participation in summer courses of Estonian language and culture as well as in courses of summer and winter schools related to the English-language curricula of degree study in Estonia. Read more on the Study in Estonia website.

3) In order to guarantee their participation in Tallinn Summer School, students can also turn to their home institutions or local funding authorities.

4) Research Methods in Human-Computer Interaction is currently offering two scholarship options.
– The ACM SIGCHI scholarship covers participation and accommodation (bed in a student dormitory) fees.
– The COST Action IC1303 AAPELE scholarship is offered as a refund of 700 EUR that will be paid to you upon successful completion of the course.
Read more here!