Monday, 26 September 2016 / Published in News

On 12 Sep a new group of young diplomats, civil servants and people interested in international relations commenced their studies at ESD in the study program International Relations and European Integration. the group consists of students from 10 countries: Afghanistan, Armenia, Aserbaijan, Egypt, Estonia, Georgia, Kyrgystan, Moldova, Tajikistan and Ukraine. The program lasts from Sep 2016 until May 2017.

The studies of foreign students are financed by Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs from the recourses of development cooperation.

Monday, 26 September 2016 / Published in News

In 2016-2017 ESD offers a number of courses in English that can be studied without passing full ESD curriculum. The student can sign up for courses most interesting for him/her. The student is expected to attend all chosen courses on the same bases as the full time student, i.e. completing all required assignments with positive results in order to pass the course. Upon successful completions the student will be given a certificate to prove course volume and results.

Prices for individual courses in 2016-2017 are:
210 EUR for a course of 3 credit points
420 EUR for a course of 6 credit points

See ESD 2016-2017 curriculum here to make your choice

For more information please contact Ms Mari-Liis Mäevere at

Monday, 26 September 2016 / Published in News

On 17 Feb ESD was elected to become for the next two years the head organisation of Anna Lindh Foundation’s (ALF) Estonian national network.
Anna Lindh Foundation is a platform that aims to bring people together from across the Mediterranean: Northern and Southern Europe, North Africa and Middle East, to imporve mutual respect between cultures and to support civil society working for a common future for the region. Each member state of ALF consist of institutions and NGOs interested in cooperation.

Since launching in 2005 ALF has supported common projects in the field of culture, education and media. ALF has national networks in 43 countries across the Mediterranean region that includes more than 4000 civil society organisations. Through its actions and reflections ALF aims to contribute to development of an Interncultural Strategy for the Euro-Mediterranean Region, providing recommendations to decision-makers and institutions for advocating shared values.

For more information visit

The purpose of ALF Estonian network is to brake sterotypes in Estonian society, open dialogue on cultural diversity and enhance co-existence of different cultures and people. ALF Estonian network consists of 17 local civil society organisations.

Contact ALF Estonia coordinator at