Despite its small population, Estonia is punching above its weight on the global stage, being an active member of the European Union and most international organizations, meaning that you can benefit from an extensive business and cultural network with the Scandinavian countries, Germany, the UK, the US, as well as Russia, Ukraine, and many other countries.
There is a joke that an “Estonian has no sex and no future,” referring to the fact that there are no genders and no future tense in the Estonian language.
The expat community in Estonia is relatively small, with the majority of people living in Tallinn or Tartu
There are a number of counseling centers that advise enthusiastic foreign specialists on how to work and live in Estonia.
Estonians are traditionally known for being somewhat quiet, stoic and reserved. Get to know them, and they warm up – make a friend and you have a friend for life.
Moving to another country can be a little challenging. To welcome all the newcomers and help them settle in smoothly, we have published a special handbook “Destination: Estonia – Relocation Guide“.