1. Check the timetables.

2. Take part in the Orientation  for international students.

3. Obtain Tallinn University e-mail account (room: S-203, Silva building).

4. Register for courses - please respect the registration deadlines set by the  academic calendar  (September 9, 2019 and February 10, 2020). You can only register for courses after you have opened the university email account in person.

5. Meet your student buddy (a local student who is helping you with practical matters during your studies). Further information: ic@esindus.ee, student buddies and registration

6. Sign a tenancy agreement in your dormitory or private apartment.

7. If you are a non-EU student, who does not need a visa to enter Estonia and you are staying in Estonia for more than three months, then you have to apply for the  long-term visa - D-visa - in Estonia. Please book an appointment online. Please note: we strongly advise obtaining the visa before arrival in Estonia even if you can enter Estonia without a visa.

8. If you are an EU student, please go to the Population Register  to register your place of residence. After you have registered your place of residence, please go to Police and Border Guard Board (P. Pinna 4 or A. H. Tammsaare tee 47) to apply for the Estonian ID card Please book an appointment online. With the ID card you can use the public transportation for free in Tallinn, use it as a library card, and electronically load money onto the card to make copies.

9. You can apply for an Estonian Student Card or ISIC card at www.minukool.ee. For additional information go to the Student Union (room S-140).

10. Confirmation about your student status can be received from the Incoming Exchange Students Coordinator (room T-215; office hours: Monday-Thursday 14:00-16:30).

11. Consider whether you need to open a bank account in Estonia. Opening the bank account is free of charge for residents of the EU. For non-residents opening the account can cost around 200 euros. With a document proving your student status at Tallinn University, you can open the bank account for free in Swedbank and LHV Bank.

12. Obtain a library card (www.tlulib.ee).

13. Take part in the events organised by the Tallinn University International Club and Erasmus Student Network Tallinn.

14. If you decide to extend your stay at Tallinn University for the second semester, then please fill in the form, have it signed by your home university and your coordinator here and take it to room T-215 or send it by email to exchange@tlu.ee by December 1.

NB! Police and Border Guard Board has photo booths which can be used for taking photos for the ID card. Additionally, you can take photos at Viru Shopping Center (Viru Square 4).