Meet the Ambassadors

Curious about studying and living in Estonia? Study in Estonia Student Ambassadors represent their universities, home countries, and student life in Estonia to international students considering higher education in Estonia. Get a glimpse of what it's like being a foreign student in Estonia and receive the latest student advice based on hands-on experience.


SA Community Manager Sohaib Arshad - Study in Estonia Community Manager

Nationality: Pakistani 

University: TalTech

Programme: International Business Administration (MA)

Due to his passion for digitalization, exploring new things and becoming a global citizen, Sohaib chose Estonia to pursue his Master's studies. Soon after arriving in Estonia, he joined the student ambassadors with a vision to help international students by sharing personal learnings & experiences.



Nationality: Mexican

University: TalTech

Programme: Building and Civil Engineering and Architecture (PhD)

Omar found a great opportunity to do his PhD in Estonia and he decided to become an ambassador, so he could share his student-life experience and encourage others to take part in the adventure.



AtanuNationality: Indian 

University: Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences

Programme: Software Development And Entrepreneurship

Atanu was very amazed with the success story of Estonia and decided to do his bachelor's in Software Development and Entrepreneurship in Estonia because of the great opportunities in IT and ever growing number of startups. After arriving in Estonia, he joined the Student Ambassador programme to tell awesome stories about student life, ease of studying and to solve the growing shortage of IT professionals.


PoojaNationality: Indian 

University: Estonian Business School

Programme: Management (PhD)

The land of Unicorns made Pooja decide that this is the place where she wants to be. Completing that dream, she became a part of the MBA program at Estonian Business School. She is very social and active when it comes down to helping international students settle in Estonia. Being a student ambassador allows her to share her experience related to Estonian education system with the world.



Nationality: Turkish 

University: Tallinn University

Programme: Digital Learning Games

İlayda would like to share her experience as a student here in
Estonia. Her hobbies are ceramics, traveling, photography and


AnaNationality: Croatian

University: University of Tartu

Programme: Semiotics

My love for semiotics and exploring and analyzing signs and meanings is what inspired me to come and study in Estonia in the first place. When I came to study at the University of Tartu, I was amazed by the study enviroment and the organisation of the curiculum  and I want to share my wonderful experience of studying at the University of Tartu and Estonia in general with all the future international students and show them the bright sides of studying in this digitalized, safe and prosperous country. Also, I love Estonia so much and enjoy very much learning and reading about Estonian culture and learning Estonian language. Studying in Estonia was my best choice ever and I hope to share that opinion with future students as well.


VladyslavNationality: Ukrainian

University: Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences

Programme: Software Development and Entrepreneurship

Estonia's tech scene had me at hello, and it's been a perfect match for over two years. It feels a bit like home here, with a shared spirit and a community that values kindness. My downtime's all about guitar chords, a good book, and the joy of cooking.




IlkanaNationality: Azerbaijani

University: TalTech

Programme: Law

Ilkana is a law student in Estonia, pursuing her bachelor's degree. Attracted to the country's dynamic academic environment, she is keen on learning about the various facets of the legal system. As a student ambassador, Ilkana uses her experiences to assist fellow students in their educational pursuits and contributes to creating a supportive community for internationals.


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Nationality: USA

University: University of Tartu

Programme: Geoinformatics for Urbanised Society

A semester abroad in Estonia in 2014 wasn't enough for Connor. Like countless others before him, the call of Estonia brought him back, where he is studying Geoinformatics to pursue his dream of becoming a geographer. He enjoys (probably too much) sharing (sometimes too much) his experiences in Estonia with locals, friends, family, netizens...really, anyone who's interested.


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