The conference will take place from 29th to 30th of November
at the Estonian Literary Museum (Vanemuise street 42, Tartu)
and virtually using Microsoft Teams web space
and 1st of December in Setomaa

Conference can be joined also via Microsoft Teams

Join MS Teams Meeting!

Ühine eestikeelse (VII) paneeli Teams'i koosolekuga!

The Estonian Literary Museum is a leading centre for Estonian Studies in Estonia; its aims include the preservation of Estonian language and culture, advancement of Estonian Studies and participation in international research and development activities. The Estonian Literary Museum functions as an integrated institution that consists of archival units and research groups. The main activities of the Estonian Literary Museum include basic and applied research mainly in the fields of folklore and the study of religions, research into literature, art and culture, cultural history, life writing, ethnomusicology and bibliography, as well as participation in the respective research and development activities in the field; strategic and systematic collection, long-term preservation and scholarly study of Estonian intangible cultural heritage; making availale the results of the scholarly research as well as source materials of the intangible cultural heritage in scholarly, educational and popularising publications as well as in mediation by digital environments and as a public service. The Estonian Literary Museum is old and dignified, yet at the same time it is a dynamic, future-oriented institution; it values traditions, directs and leads positive developments in the field and integrates innovative new technologies into activities related to the preservation of cultural heritage and its mediation to the public.

The venue is easily accessible by foot from the city centre, bus station, and train station. Public transport buses No 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 25, go through the city centre and stop at bus stops Riiamäe and Pauluse, which are close to the venue. A ticket for one trip can be bought from the bus driver for 2 EUR.

Travel by land

There is a bus service between Tartu and neighbouring countries in the south and east. The service is provided by Lux Express, Eurolines, and Ecolines.

Some buses between Tallinn-Tartu also have a scheduled stop at the airport. However, not all buses have on-demand stops at the airport, meaning that you should make sure to choose the correct line. Information on bus lines and stops can be found HERE. The airport bus station has a self-service ticket dispenser where you can buy tickets for buses stopping at the airport on the way to Tartu. The machine accepts card payments.

Tartu is also accessible by train from Tallinn (service provided by Elron) and the stop to board the train is Ülemiste. In order to get to the stop you have to leave the airport in the direction of Ülemiste shopping centre and pass through the shopping centre.

Your stay in Tartu

Hotel Barclay

  • Noble hotel in Tartu city centre, Ülikooli 8
  • Single room from 65€ per night;
  • Twin rooms from 7€ night
  • The price entails breakfast and 9% VAT.
  • Individual bookings can be annulled 2 work days prior to arrival. In case of later annulment or non-show, you will be charged for the first night.
  • Booked rooms are held until 18:00 on the day of arrival, unless the booking is guaranteed. Late arrivals, please call +372 7447 100. Bookings can be guaranteed by credit card.
  • Check-in from 14:00, check-out from 12:00.
  • Contact:


  • Popular riverside hotel, Soola 6.
  • Single room from 64€ per night
  • Twin room 71€ per night
  • 24-h service, free WiFi, free parking
  • Check-in from 15:00, check-out from 12:00.
  • Contact:

Hektor Hostels

  • Hostel near Literary Museum, Riia 26
  • Twin room, separate beds, private bathroom 60€ night/room
  • Double room, wide bed, private bathroom 60€ night/room
  • Private single room, private bathroom 45€ night/room
  • Check-in starts in Hektor Hostel at 14:00 and check-out at 12:00
  • The prices include free WiFi and use of sauna, breakfast is not included; possibility of using the kitchen.
  • Contact:

Tartu Downtown Hostel, Raatuse 22, Tartu

  • Affordable accommodation in Tartu downtown
  • 1 place in a twin room, shared bathroom and kitchen from 30€ per night
  • 2 places in a twin room, shared bathroom and kitchen from 35€ per night
  • Prices for rooms do not include breakfast
  • Check-in from 4:00 p.m., check-out until 11:00 a.m.
  • Free WiFi, 24-hour reception.
  • Contact: or +372 5662 0215

Looming Hostel

  • Eco-friendly hostel, near Literary Museum, Kastani 38
  • Twin room with two separate beds from 43€ per night
  • Double/twin/triple room with private bathroom and kitchenette and balcony from 52€per night
  • Bed in a 6-bed mixed dorm 22€ per night; bed in an 16-bed mixed dorm 21€ per night
  • Check-in from 2:00 p.m., check-out until 11:00 a.m.
  • Free WiFi.
  • Contact: or +372 56 99 43 98