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. 

Please note that this is the preliminary list of courses! Information on new courses will be available shortly. There might be changes in course titles, dates and prices.


Language Cources

Language Courses

Estonian Language

Estonian Language

Summer course in Estonian Language and Culture offers an opportunity to study an unusual and entrancing language.
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Russian Language

A unique bridge to the Russian language and culture.
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English Language

The course is intended to build the fundamental elements of the language.

Chinese Language For Beginners II

The course includes both language (Standard Mandarin Chinese) classes as well as short introduction to Chinese culture.


Creative Courses


Cinematic Narration

This course introduces the development of film language and cinematic narration in its many-sided forms.
Digital Photography

Creating Your Own Photo Story

During this summer school course participants will learn how to tell visual stories that have an emotional impact on the viewer.
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Creative Psychotherapy

This course introduces creative psychotherapy to those seeking a deeper understanding of the dynamics of creativity and human behaviour.

Creative Writing in English

This course will help you get started as a writer, or develop as a writer.

Crossmedia Production. Spreading a Story the Multimedia Way!

The course aims to equip students with a good understanding of crossmedia and its common strategies.
Digital Filmmaking

Digital Filmmaking

The participants will acquire a thorough knowledge of the basics of filmmaking.

Courses in Educational Sciences

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Doctoral Summer School in Curriculum Studies

A short course introducing the history and current state of curriculum studies.

Courses in Humanities and Social Sciences

Courses in Humanities and Social Sciences

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Information and Knowledge Management in Digital Environment

The course focuses on the effective gathering, organisation, storage, creating, sharing, using and website dissemination of information and knowledge within organisations.

International Financial Law, Regulations, and the Global Financial Crisis

The course explores the global financial crisis, identifies the actors in financial markets and examines how international financial markets are regulated.

Courses in Natural Sciences and IT


Design of Serious Games

A one-week course in designing and developing serious games.
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Experimental Interaction Design

A two-week energetic hands-on workshop in experimental interaction design of web, mobile and specialized hardware user interfaces.

Russian language cources

Courses in Russian

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Международный территориальный брендинг

Планируемый учебный экспресс-курс на русском и английском языках пройдет в формате научно-практического дискурса, максимально приближенного к реалиям современной международной конкуренции.

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