The academic studies of Estonian language and culture abroad (EKKAV)

EKKAV programme

The activities of academic studies of Estonian language and culture abroad (hereinafter EKKAV) 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 EKKAV, or a memory institution (libraries, archives, etc.) outside Estonia, which contains study assets and information assets about Estonia used in studies abroad.

The target group of the EKKAV is:
  • 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.
 
The coordinator of the EKKAV and contact person for EKKAV scholarships is: 
Ms Tiiu Tuisk, Tiiu.Tuisk@harno.ee, ph. +372 7300 604.
 
Information about ordering study materials for teaching Estonian (studybooks, movies etc) is provided by Ms Katrin Maiste from the Estonian Institute: katrin.maiste@estinst.ee
Last updated: 25.01.2021