Estonia - Introductions

Flag, Symbols

National Anthem; Lyrics; Video

Maps

Languages of Estonia

Images; images of Estonian Monuments

Famous Estonian People; images of famous Estonian People

Food; more food, and even more food

Music; more music


Site contents

Estonia - Introductions

Megasites

Professional Estonian Language Organizations, Online Journals and Library Consortia

Estonian Language

Online Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Online Media and News

Online Videos - Language, Music and Culture

Literature

History, Culture, Religion

Government/Politics

Country Studies

Country Analyses

In-country Universities, Programs and Centers of Study

Travel

Megasites

Estonian Wikipedia Estonian language version of Wikipedia.

Search Engine Colossus - Estonia Links to primary Estonian search engines and gateways-- in Estonian and other languages.

DMOZ Open Directory - Estonia Large link collection, includes links to Interactive Portals, Music and Art, Country/Regions, etc

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Professional Organizations, Online Journals and Library Consortia

Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies (AABS)
The AABS "is an international educational and scholarly non-profit organization. It promotes research and education in Baltic Studies by sponsoring meetings and conferences, supporting publications, sustaining a program of scholarships, grants, and prizes, and disseminating news of current interest in Baltic Studies. " Also see: Journal of Baltic Studies, the official publication of AABS.

BalticStudyNet
BalticStudyNet - Promoting Baltic Sea Region Higher Education worldwide has been a project under the European Commission's Erasmus Mundus programme. It has been conducted by a consortium of eight partner universities all around the Baltic Sea.

American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL)
"The American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL), founded in 1941, exists to advance the study and promote the teaching of Slavic and East European languages, literatures, and cultures on all educational levels, elementary through graduate school."

Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES)
"The Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) - a nonprofit, non-political, scholarly society - is the leading private organization in the world dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about the former Soviet Union (including Eurasia) and Eastern and Central Europe."

National Library of Estonia
Homepage of National Library with links to e-journals, subject guides and collections, as well as current activities and exhibits.

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Estonian Language

Estonian language- Wikipedia Main WIkipedia article on Estonian language.

Estonian Grammar- Wikipedia Main WIkipedia article on Standard Estonian.

Estonian Language Course From author: "As far as I know this is the first Estonian language course to be found on the web, and should fill a large void in internet-based Estonian language resources."

Estonian Language - Alphabet and Pronunciation
Basic intro to language and writing system from Omniglot.com

Martindale's Language Center: Estonian Language Courses, Lessons and Working Aids Huge portal for Estonian online resources from basic language and online dictionaries to Old Estonian and modern dialect materials.

Speak Estonian!
"Speak Estonian! offers a wide range of materials to help you learn Estonian. Pick up some basic phrases, expand your vocabulary, or discuss language questions in the forums."

I love languages: Estonian
Handy list of resources.

Estonian Television Online
YouTube presentations; also explore surrounding links.

Online Estonian Language Lessons
Numerous online Estonian language courses and lessons available on YouTube.

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Online Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

YourDictionary.com - Estonian dictionaries
Scroll down from Uralic Languages to the Estonian selection of this major online dictionary portal and find and impressive selection of General and Specialty online dictionaries.

Lexilogos - Encyclopédie
Links to numerous online Estonian language encyclopedias.

Estonian Dictionary List
Estonian dictionaries in the universal dictionary with bilingual Estonian to 68 other languages.

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Estonia - Online Media and News

OnlineNewspapers.com - Estonia Solid selection of online national newspapers.

TV Streaming from Estonia
Links to numerous live TV stations.

Radio Stations World - Estonia
Links to both national radio networks and news agencies.

Yahoo! News - Estonia
Latest news in English from a variety of news sources.

SCOLA
SCOLA ia a leader in foreign language television news broadcasts. Schedule of broadcasts, insta-classes in some languages, and other useful information.

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Online Videos - Language, Music and Culture

Video Searches

Estonian Movies on YouTube
Search for "Estonian movie" on YouTube yields numerous clips and trailers.

Estonian Documentaries on YouTube
Search for "Estonian documentary" on YouTube produced interesting selection.

Estonian Music Videos on YouTube
Search for "Estonian Music Video" on YouTube produced wide variety of choices from traditional to rock.

Estonian Commercials on YouTube
Search for "Estonian commercial" on YouTube yielded interesting results.

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Literature

Estonian Literature - Wikipedia
Main Wikipedia articles on Estonian Literature; English and Estonian versions.

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Estonia - History, Religion

Wikipedia - History of Estonia
Detailed online history with numerous hyperlinks to important events, personalities and places.

History of Estonia: Primary Documents
Part of EuroDocs project of online sources for European History at Brigham Young University.

History of Estonia
One of the better online histories from History World.

Wikipedia - Estonia
Excellent online encyclopedia article covering geography, history, military, culture, etc. with links to Internet resources (also noted below).

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Estonia - Government and Politics

Governments on the WWW - Estonia
Includes links to National Institutions and Government sites including President and most Ministries; Embassies in foreign countries, Political Parties, etc.

Foreign and International Law - Estonia
From the Washburn University School of Law Library, links to country sites for Constitutional Law, Government and Politics, Law and Legislation, Legislative Bodies, etc.

Permanent Mission of Estonia to the United Nations
"Welcome to the Web page of the Permanent Mission of Estonia to the United Nations."

Europa: Gateway to the European Union - Estonia
Estonia has been a member of the EU since 2004..

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Estonia - Country Studies

CIA World Factbook - Estonia
Good resource site for information on Geography, People, Government, Economy, Communications, Transportation, Military, and Transnational Issues.

BBC News Country Profiles - Estonia
Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries; also biographic sketches of leaders, essay on media, and historic timelines. They also include audio and video clips from the BBC archives.

Wikipedia - Estonia
Excellent online encyclopedia article covering geography, history, military, culture, etc. with links to Internet resources (also noted above).

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Estonia - Country Analyses

U.S. Department of State - Relations with Estonia
Former Background Notes are being replaced by Fact Sheets focusing on U.S. relations with countries and providing links to additional resources.

The International Monetary Fund and Estonia
Latest developments in Peace and Security, Economic Development, Humanitarian Aid/Refugees, Environment/Shelter, Human Rights, Women/Children/Population, Health/Poverty/Food Security, Culture/Education.

The World Bank Group - Estonia
WBG Activities in Estonia, with additional related links.

World Trade Organization - Estonia
"The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world's trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business."

Energy Information Administration Country Analysis Briefs - Estonia
"The Energy Information Administration (EIA), created by Congress in 1977, the a statistical agency of the U.S. Department of Energy. We provide policy-independent data, forecasts, and analysis to promote sound policy making efficient markets and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and environment."

World Health Organization - Estonia  About WHO" "The World Health Organization, the United Nations specialized agency for health, was established on 7 April 1948. WHO's objective, as set out in its Constitution, is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. Health is defined in WHO's Constitution as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."

International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies - Estonia
The world's largest humanitarian network with nearly 100 million members, volunteers and supporters in 186 National Societies.

Amnesty International - Estonia
Amnesty International is a champion defender of human rights worldwide. Familiarity with a given country's human rights issues can provide a unique insight into many other aspects of its culture and politics.

Human Rights Watch - Estonia
Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world.

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In-country Universities, and Programs and Centers of Study

The Yale Baltic Studies Program
"The Yale Baltic Studies Program is an interdisciplinary forum for the study of the Baltic Sea region, with an emphasis on the lands that comprise contemporary Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. The program sponsors workshops, symposia, and lectures, and serves as a resource for and liaison among students and scholars whose work involves the Baltic region."

Centre for Baltic Studies, University of Tartu
"The Yale Baltic Studies Program is an interdisciplinary forum for the study of the Baltic Sea region, with an emphasis on the lands that comprise contemporary Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. The program sponsors workshops, symposia, and lectures, and serves as a resource for and liaison among students and scholars whose work involves the Baltic region."

Baltic Sea Region Studies in America
A selection of departments and centers that offer programs related to Baltic Sea Region Studies from BalticStudyNet.

Estonian Embassy in Washington: Baltic Studies in U.S.
List of U.S. universities that offer programs or courses on Baltic States.

Links to Centers for Baltic Studies from Tartu University
Baltic Studies programs in Europe and U.S..

Universities in Estonia
Discusses education system and admissions; plus extensive list and links to public and private universities and colleges in Estonia by regions.

Colleges and Universities in Estonia
Basic list with links to national and private universities.

Universities in Estonia By 2012 University Web Ranking.

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Estonia - Travel Guides

Wikitravel - Estonia
Wikitravel - by the people, for the people. Wikitravel is a project to create a free, complete, up-to-date, and reliable world-wide travel guide.

Lonely Planet - Estonia
By the good people at Lonely Planet, for the good people of the world.

Yahoo Travel Guide - Estonia
Includes links to history, basics, transportation, dining, shopping and climate.

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