International Week Brought Guests from 8 Countries08.11.2014

On 3 – 7 November, the first Joint International Week of TTK University of Applied Sciences and Tallinn Health Care College was held in Tallinn. Various lectures, events and workshops for academic and administrative staff and students took place during the week. Guests from Lithuania, Finland, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Turkey, Portugal, Russia and Denmark participated at the events.

On Monday, November 3rd, an open lecture „Intercultural Communication“ by Robin Hazlehurst, a british native who have lived and worked in Estonia for 15 years, and a workshop „Cultural Differences“ by a long-time Erasmus coordinator Merje Kuusk were held at TTK UAS. The first day ended with a city tour in Tallinn Old Town and a welcome dinner in Tallinn TV-Tower.

On Tuesday, guest lecturers Outi Laitinen from Jyväskylä, Finland, and Lukas Rekevicius from Vilnius, Lithuania, gave lectures to TTK UAS students. On Tuesday, a Russian delegation from the Moscow State University of Geodesy and Geography visited TTK UAS and the Chair of Geodesy.

On Wednesday, exhibition DOTS by the architecture student Mark Grimitliht was opened at the lobby of TTK UAS. The artpiece consists of hundreds of dots on a white wall and the visitors of the exhibition can take a pencil and litarally draw on the wall to connect the dots. The dotclouds represent various modern architcture buildings in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The DOTS exposition was also chosen to represent the architects of the Baltic States at the Architects´ World Congress in Durban, South Africa, in summer 2014.

On Wednesday, an International Fair was organised for differerent universities to promote themselves for students. Also student presentations on the topic „My Erasmus“ took place for teachers and future Erasmus-students.

On Thursday, a cultural program was organised to take the guests and current Erasmus students to East-Estonia. First, a tour to Tallinn Health Care College unit in Kurkuse took place, then the guests could visit the border city Narva and its historic Hermann Castle, later on the tour took to Pühitsa Convent in Kuremäe.

Friday, the last day of the week was concluded with a printmaking workshop at Kumu Art Museum and giving out Certificates for all the partipants.



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