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Buddies are student tutors who want to help newcomers to settle in Estonia and TalTech.

Buddies will help with questions concerning life here in Estonia, studies etc.

Student tutors also work in  TalTech Counselling Office and you can ask them advise studenthelp@taltech.ee or U04-104.


Dear Student,

You are welcome to join our Tutor program for foreign students and become a buddy!

Do you remember the first confusion of Estonia and moreover TalTech - the rooms, OIS, moodle? A lot of information!

Now you can make the adaption for new students fun and easy!

Become a buddy and help the new students to settle in in Estonian culture and  also in TalTech.

Why become a tutor?

  • You will improve your communication and counselling skills
  • Your communication network will widen
  • You will meet interesting and cool people
  • You will get 3 ECTS  
  • Most importantly you can help other students to settle in!

Become a tutor for foreign students - a buddy! Deadline 3. of March!

  • You have to be a friend and confidant for 7 students who arrive in Estonia (you help them to get used to Estonian environment and TalTech via e-mail and conversations). First students start to connect in the beginning of August!

  • Tutor training is from 2 parts: 
  • Communication training will be on Saturdays 19th of March and 2nd of April at 10:00-17:00 
  • You will also have a Academic Rules Material and you will take a little quiz.


  • Tutoring will start in August: 7 new students wait for your counselling
  • Tutoring on Orientation Days in August and counselling throughout semester
  • You would also be helping ESN (Erasmus Student Network) TalTech International Club with events. Requirements: being a main organizer for one event or a helper for 3 events. With this you will improve your organizing, time management and problem solving skills
  • You will have to fulfill a survey about your work in December and then you will receive your ECTS
  • It would be good if you are there for you student also the second semester


Please fulfil registration form here.