The programme of academic studies of Estonian language and culture abroad (hereinafter Estonian studies abroad) is a continuous teaching of the Estonian language and culture in universities outside Estonia, including its support activities in Estonia and elsewhere. Study centre abroad is a division operating in a university abroad which carries out the teaching that is directly subject to the scope of the programme, or a memory institution (libraries, archives, etc.) outside Estonia, which contains study assets and information assets about Estonia used in studies abroad.
- students studying in universities abroad;
- local opinion leaders and experts as the image makers of Estonia and promoters of mutual relations;
- enthusiasts of the Estonian language and culture worldwide.