Writing retreat
Tallinn University
January 6-10, 2020

Graduate School of Linguistics, Philosophy and Semiotics and Graduate School of Culture Studies and Arts invite you to participate in a writing retreat directed towards doctoral students and their supervisors. At the writing retreat, you can focus on writing your thesis or research article. In addition, we will hold different workshops to further your writing process (participation optional) and you will have an opportunity to discuss your writing and get feedback in small working groups.

The retreat takes place on 06.-10.01.2020 at Strand Spa & Conference Hotel in Pärnu (A. H. Tammsaare puiestee 35, Pärnu

To participate, please send a short workplan (max. half a page) on the writing you will be working on, and the stage you are at with this text. PhD students who can participate in the full program are prioritised in the selection of applications.

Interested doctoral students and supervisors can apply for the retreat by online registration formThe registration deadline is 15.12.2019.

Participation costs (meals, travel, accommodation) are covered by the graduate school. The event program and transport will be specified after registration.

Please note that you are required to let organizers ( know if you have registered but are not able to participate! Otherwise, you might be charged for the costs of accommodation and meals.

Additional information: Marie Vinter,, 6409353

This event is financed by the European Regional Development Fund (University of Tartu ASTRA Project PER ASPERA, Tallinn University ASTRA Project TLÜ TEE, Estonian Academy of Arts ASTRA Project LOOVKÄRG, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre ASTRA Project EMTASTRA).

Writing Retreat for the MA students of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of Tartu
University of Tartu
January 22-24, 2020

University of Tartu MA students of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities are invited to the writing retreat in January 22-24, 2020 in Tartu Nature House (Loodusmaja, Lille 10).

The writing retreat gives a great opportunity to focus on writing your MA thesis undisturbed. The organizers will provide quiet rooms in which students can write in groups as well as coffee breaks, lunches, and a dinner.

Consultations will be provided throughout the retreat by Dr Anni Jürine. The supervisors of MA students are welcome to join their students at the retreat to give consultations.

MA students are advised to plan their work at the retreat in advance, to be able to fully dedicate these three days to writing.

Working language of the event is Estonian; English-speaking MA students are also invited to participate, as counseling for writing in English will be provided if necessary.

Registration to the event opens in December 2019.

Contact for the event: Ann Veismann,

The retreat is organised by the Graduate School of Culture Studies and Arts and Graduate School of Linguistics, Philosophy and Semiotics, in cooperation with the Dean’s Office and the Masters Schools of the Faculty.