Immigration and integration

 

IMMIGRATION AND INTEGRATION

 

  • Kursus – Priced Estonian language courses and preparations for language exams. (The page is currently under construction.)
  • Efant – Learning environment that helps you to learn the Estonian language and history for free in Estonian or Russian. The page can be used in Estonian or Russian.
  • Estonia 101 – A blog about life in Estonia. Written in English.
  • Etno Web – A video channel that focuses on the topic of national minorities in Estonia.
  • Eures – Information about living and working in Estonia.
  • Expat ExchangeVarious information for people who are about to move to Estonia. Includes job offers and a forum.
  • Folkuniversitetet – Free Estonian courses for Russian speakers. The page can be used in Estonian or Russian.
  • Human Rights Centre – The Estonian Human Rights Center, which has the main objective of promoting the protection of human rights in Estonia and elsewhere.
  • Integration Research Institute – Free Estonian courses, adaption courses and interactive video courses for new immigrants.
  • Integratsiooniinfo – This webpage is meant for immigrants, who do not have European Union citizenship and who have come to Estonia to live, work or study and have already been living here for some time. There is information on a wide range of topics – from laws and regulations to life in general, employee rights and educational issues.
  • KohanemisprogrammAdaption program for new immigrants.
  • GOV.UKInformation for British citizens about moving to and living in Estonia.
  • Integration Foundation – The Integration Foundation.
  • Innove HaridusinfoPage for teachers and education specialists. Contains information about the opportunities and experiences of arranging education of non-Estonian speaking children.
  • Pilveraal – A blog post about moving to Estonia – contains practical information and everyday observations.
  • Politsei- ja Piirivalveamet – Information about valid identity documents that are accepted in Estonia.
  • EestiInformation for foreigners in Estonia: minority nationalities, living and working permits for foreigners, the rights of foreigners and non-citizens.
  • Speak Languages – Online Estonian language course.
  • Study in Estonia – Information about studying in Estonia.
  • Töötukassa – The homepage of the Estonian Unemployment Insurance Fund has information about registering as unemployed, social benefits, finding a job and many other topics.
  • Evroportal – Information about getting a living permit in Estonia. The page is in Russian.
  • Vabariigi Valitsus – The stance of the Estonian government, regarding integration.
  • Keeleklikk – A free online Estonian language course for Russian or English speakers.
  • Edukool SA – Information about free Estonian language courses for Russian speakers.
  • TimetablesPublic Transport in Tallinn and Harjumaa – buses, trams, trolleybuses, trains etc.

 

For refugees

 

  • Johannes Mihkelson Centre – The Johannes Mihkelson Centre deals with many marginalized groups of the society, including refugees. Information for refugees, in English, is available on the bottom of the page.
  • Eesti pagulasabi – The Estonian Refugee Council deals with provides support and services for refugees.
  • Human rights – The Estonian Human Rights Center’s page for refugees.