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On May 14, Tallinn University (TU) will hold an Open Doors Day in Helsinki to introduce the opportunities to study in Tallinn, and also in Helsinki. The event will take place at Korkeavuorenkatu 30A, Helsinki from 13.00 to 16.30. During the day several of TU’s institutes such as TU Law School, Baltic Film and Media School will give an insight into their programmes by giving a lecture. The day will end with a film screening and also a mini fair will take place on spot.

Among all of those who register, one person has the possibility to win Tallinn Summer School’s (TSS) course! This year TSS takes place on July 14- July 31.

The winner has the possibility to choose a course among language and creative courses:
Estonian Language | Russian Language | English Language | Creating Your Own Photo Story | Cinematic Narration | Crossmedia Production. Spreading a Story the Multimedia Way!

In addition to a free course, the winner does not have to worry about the accommodation and ferry tickets – those will be free of charge for the winner too.

Programme of the Open Doors Day:

13.00 Announcing the winner of Tallinn Summer School’s course

13.10-13.45 Thinking Unlimited in Tallinn University – what does it mean? by International Marketing Specialists Doris Altin, Karolin Mägi and International Students Adviser Jana Tomson
You will be given a brief inside on university, English based bachelor’s and master’s programmes and admission procedures.

13.45-14.00 What is Tallinn Summer School about? by TSS Project Manager Birgit Kirsimägi
Each year TSS hosts about 300 students, from whom around 85% are foreigners. You will be given an overview of Summer School, its courses and cultural programme.

14.15-15.00 Legal Profession: Why is it important to study law? by the Vice-President of Tallinn University Law Scool Indrek Grauberg
What are the basic areas of law a successful lawyer must know? Indrek Grauberg will give you an insight to this question. Law School has a Law programme on BA level and International Business Law on MA level. Both programmes are taught in Tallinn and Helsinki.

15.00-15.45 Crossmedia – study of crosses or much more? by the Head of Crossmedia Department Andres Jõesaar
What the term crossmedia means? How to tell stories by using crossmedia? How can we transfer audiovisual content to the different media platforms– computers, mobiles, games consoles, digital TV, social media? All of those questions will be answered by Andres Jõesaar. Crossmedia is taught in Baltic Film and Media School- one of Europe’s largest and Northern Europe’s only international film and media school.

16.00-16.30 Screening of The Last Romeo
Film directed by Moonika Siimets, a film student of Baltic Film and Media School. The film was awarded as the best film of 2013 in BFM. Additionally to Crossmedia, in BFM you can study Film Arts MA, Audiovisual Media BA and Audiovisual Media: Television/ Documentary MA in English.
Synopsis: A romantic country boy Lembo lives in the faraway village where men are drunkards and women dream about bright life in the city. Lembo has fallen in love with the village beauty Liisu and decides to propose to her. An unexpected turn of events happens when Liisu’s father and the vodka-loving dog step in. In one night, lives and dreams change and in the end nothing is like it used to be.

In addition to the lectures a mini fair will be held form 13.00-16.30.
You will have the opportunity to talk to the lecturers, ask more about the university and admission procedures.

This year TU will admit students on BA level to 5 (Audiovisual Media, Crossmedia Production, Law, Liberal Arts in Humanities, Liberal Arts in Social Sciences) and on MA level to 9 (Anthropology, Audiovisual Media: Television/Documentary,Communication Management, Comparative Literature and Cultural Semiotics, Digital Library Learning, Economics and Management of Public Sector, Human-Computer Interaction, International Business Law, International Relations) programmes that are taught in English.

Currently, Tallinn University hosts around 600 international students. Students from very various countries, like Finland, Russia, Brazil, Japan, USA, Canada, Turkey, Italy and so on have chosen to study at Tallinn University.
Register for Open Doors Day:!

See you in Helsinki!

Ms. Doris Altin
+372 640 9214

21 Mar 2014