NAME: Manpreet Kaur
PROGRAMME: Master’s in Folkloristics and Applied Heritage Studies

Why did you choose to study this programme?

I chose to study this programme because I wished to break the monotonous life that a history major lives in India. Folkloristics gives me a chance to venture out and explore my options and limitations and gives me amazing insight into a field that has very surprising ties with history on a root level. Plus the chance to travel Europe and learn new aspects of an unknown field, how can anybody resist that?

Why Estonia?

There are not many universities in the world that offer Folkloristics in their Master’s programme, but for me I wanted to explore a place that many had not heard about. After finding the programme, I became intrigued with the country and as I dug deeper, I found an amazing history and lore of such a small yet diverse country, so it was a no-brainer for me to hop on a plane and fly to this unknown country.

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