HITSA and ITL announce winner of Ustus Agur Scholarship

Nov 30

Information Technology Foundation for Education (HITSA) and the Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications (ITL) announced the recipient of the Ustus Agur scholarship. This year’s award winner is Artjom Rjabov, a doctoral student at the Faculty of Information Technology of the Tallinn University of Technology.

How to programme a bug

Nov 25

CodeBug is a tiny electronic widget whose similarities to actual bugs start and end with the fact that it fits in the palm of your hand – after all, how many other bugs have 25 teeny-weeny LEDs on their underbellies that can be lit up at the whim of the programmer?

Jeff Moulton: "When Convenience Trumps Privacy - You Lose!"

Sep 21

We live in a society where convenience trumps privacy. Societal norms have shifted from one where data was closely held to one where this same information is openly shared or unintentionally exposed to anyone with Internet access. Even more alarmingly, this information will remain public and can be accessed in perpetuity.

Retrospect to the Cyber Security Summer School 2016

Aug 17

Retrospect to the Cyber Security Summer School 2016. Great week full of intensive coursework, discussions and technically demanding exercises!

HITSA and LHV to award the authors of the best ICT theses

Jul 14

The Information Technology Foundation for Education (HITSA) and LHV have selected the best theses in the field of information and communication technology; the authors of which will be awarded LHV Bank Scholarships. This year’s scholarship winners are Liisi Soots and Viktor Reinok, recent graduates from the Tallinn University of Technology.

Summer School brings top Cyber Security and IT Law Experts to Estonia

Jul 05

An international Cyber Security Summer School for doctoral students and young researchers titled “Digital Forensics – Technology and Law” is held in Tallinn from July 3-8, and brings together leading cyber security and IT law practitioners to Estonia from all over the world.

Cyber Security Summer School - building a digitally-secure future

Jun 28

From July 3-8, the International Cyber Security Summer School for doctoral students and junior researchers will be held at the Estonian IT College in Tallinn. The Summer School will focus on the relationship between digital technology and forensic science and how the two fields are inter-related from the legal perspective - "Digital Forensics — Technology and Law".

More cooperation with entrepreneurs planned in the Study IT in Estonia Programme

Mar 23

The management committee of the Study IT in Estonia approved the programme for 2016-2020 in early March. The focus of the programme remains on ICT studies in two universities – the Tallinn University of Technology and the University of Tartu. The most important change is the increased focused on the systematic inclusion of entrepreneurs in the development of ICT curricula.

Educational platform 3Ducation wins Skype University Hackathon

Mar 16

This weekend, university students created prototypes that solve everyday problems at the hackathon organised by Skype and the Information Technology Foundation for Education. The educational platform 3Ducation, which helps teach chemistry in a new way using augmented reality, became the winner.

Join the Skype University Hackathon 2016 Demo event!

Mar 11

StudyITin.ee in cooperation with Skype is organizing hackathon for students to create practical IT solutions to any kind of problem that they have encountered in real life. Skype University Hackathon wraps up on Sunday, March 13th 17:30 in IT College big hall (second floor) Raja 4C, Tallinn. If you can´t participate on site, then watch live broadcast on StudyITin.ee.

LHV Bank Scholarship competition for ICT students

Feb 25

The LHV Bank Scholarship is designed to encourage students graduating from ICT courses in the 2015-16 academic year to use their skills and knowledge outside of the ICT sector.

Skype’s Foreign Studies’ Master’s Scholarship Competition

Feb 16

Skype and the Information Technology Foundation for Education launch the competition for foreign studies Master’s scholarships for 2016. The deadline for submission of applications is 15 June 2016.

Skype University Hackathon 2016

Feb 02

Information Technology Foundation for Education program StudyITin.ee in cooperation with Skype is organizing Hackathon for students to create practical IT solutions to any kind of problems that they encounter in real life. This is a 2,5 day event where you can turn your wild idea into something real, get help from Skype engineers, connect with other bright students, build something amazing and have fun!

Season´s Greetings from HITSA

Dec 23

Information Technology Foundation for Education wishes you a Merry Christmas and a joyful New Year!

Public lecture: The winner of CyberOlympics, Jaanus Kääp, will give tips and tricks on finding security errors

Nov 11

On Thursday, 19 November at 15.00, the winner of CyberOlympics, Jaanus Kääp, will give a free public lecture at the IT College. The Olympic champion will share what he learned at world famous security conferences and talks about finding security errors and developing the necessary skills.

ITL's Ustus Agur Scholarship for doctoral students

Oct 22

Information Technology Foundation for Education (HITSA) in cooperation with Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications (ITL) announce the competition for ITL´s Ustus Agur Scholarship for doctoral students.

Skype and Study IT in Estonia programme scholarship recipients have been announced

Oct 08

Within the framework of the Study IT in Estonia programme, Skype and Information Technology Foundation for Education (HITSA) have awarded eight Master’s scholarships totaling €52 000. The Master’s scholarship from Skype and Study IT in Estonia programme supports the studies of excellent Master’s students of Informatics and Information Technology.

Mikko Hyppönen, top specialist of information security, will be delivering a public lecture at the IT College

Sep 21

On 13 October 2015 at 12.00pm, Mikko Hyppönen, the world renowned information security expert, whose presentations always contain ample examples of topical information security incidents and events that have endangered the privacy of Internet users will be delivering a public lecture at the IT College. The lecture will be moderated by Ants Sild, head of Baltic Computer Systems AS.

Skype and Study IT in Estonia scholarship fund for Master’s students is 52 000 euros

Sep 14

Skype and Information Technology Foundation for Education (HITSA) program Study IT in Estonia announce a scholarship competition for outstanding graduate students in IT disciplines. The scholarship fund is 52 000 euros and applications can be submitted until 21 September.

HITSA and LHV Bank pay a scholarship to the authors of best dissertations in ICT

Jul 14

Information Technology Foundation for Education (HITSA) chose this year's best dissertations in information and communication technology (ICT). The authors were awarded the LHV Bank scholarship.

Estonia hosts the first International Cyber Security Summer School

Jul 10

Information Technology Foundation for Education in Estonia (HITSA) together with Tallinn University of Technology and the Ministry of Education and Research organise the Cyber Security Summer School Estonia on July 13-17 2015 in Laulasmaa.

IT education quality in Estonia has improved and become more international in four years

Jun 29

The ICT Programme of the European Regional Development Fund coordinated by the Information Technology Foundation for Education (HITSA) will end with a festive ceremony tomorrow, on 30th June, when the more important results achieved in ICT education in years 2011-2015 will be introduced.

Estonian IT College is opening a new curriculum – Cyber Security Engineering

Jun 01

The Estonian Information Technology College will open a new curriculum, Cyber Security Engineering, in autumn 2015. This curriculum is carried out in English.

HITSA announces competition for Skype foreign studies Master’s scholarships

May 13

Skype and the Information Technology Foundation for Education launch the competition for foreign studies Master’s scholarships for 2015.

Cheaptravel app wins first Skype & HITSA hackathon

May 04

From 24-26 April Estonian information technology (IT) students attended the Skype University Hackathon 2015, which was organised by Skype and the Information Technology Foundation for Education (Estonian acronym: HITSA), developing 13 new IT solutions in the process. The best projects included a cheap travel app and image recognition software.

HITSA and LHV Bank announce scholarship

May 03

HITSA's Study IT in Estonia Programme and LHV Bank are awarding scholarships to ICT students whose theses contribute to the development of the financial or other sector of Estonian economy.

HITSA supports ICT thesis contest

Apr 27

Study IT in Estonia Programme supports ICT thesis contest organized by Tallinn University of Technology (TUT) Department of Information Technology, TUT Development Fund, Student council of IT faculty and ICT companies.

70 IT students to takepart in first Skype & HITSA hackathon

Apr 24

From 24-26 April Estonian information technology (IT) students will be attending the Skype University Hackathon, the first such event organised by Skype and the Information Technology Foundation for Education (Estonian acronym: HITSA), at which they will be guided by employees from Skype and Microsoft. Anyone interested is welcome to attend the finals on 26 April.

International conference "Smart user of new technology is taking over"

Mar 15

On April 16th-17th Information Technology Foundation for Education is organizing an international conference titled "Smart user of new technology is taking over".

45 participants for Cyberolympics. Visitors are welcome to the Cybercafé!

Feb 13

Students are set to do virtual battle this Saturday as part of the very first Cyberolympics to be held in Europe, which are being organised by the Estonian Ministry of Defence, the Estonian Information Technology College and the cyber security company Vequrity.

Call for registration to the Cyber Security Summer School 2015 (1)

Feb 02

Information Technology Foundation for Education in Estonia (HITSA) together with Tallinn University of Technology, University of Tartu and the Ministry of Education and Research call for the registration to the Cyber Security Summer School Estonia 2015.

Students to battle it out during Estonian Cyberolympics

Jan 27

ICT students are set to do virtual battle as part of the very first Cyberolympics to be held in Europe, organised by the Estonian Ministry of Defence, the Estonian Information Technology College and the cybersecurity company Vequrity.

Christmas greetings from HITSA

Dec 22

Information Technology Foundation for Education wishes a peaceful Christmas and a wonderful New Year!

ITL and HITSA announce winner of Ustus Agur scholarship

Nov 26

On 20 November the Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications (ITL) presented the Ustus Agur scholarship to Riivo Talviste, a doctoral candidate in informatics from the University of Tartu.

ITL’s Ustus Agur Scholarship was announced

Sep 24

Information Technology Foundation for Education in cooperation with Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications announce a competition - ITL’s Ustus Agur Scholarship.

IT Academy's innovation scholarship recipients for EIA published

May 09

Meet our 40 lucky scholarship recipients who have also nominated as Estonian IT Ambassadors of  Higer Education.

World’s popular programming tool available also in Estonian

Mar 12

World’s popular programming tool available also in Estonian.

Interview with one of the lucky Skype IT Academy scholarship recipients

Oct 28

In August the IT Academy announced a scholarship in assosciation with Skype to support the studies of 15 Master’s students in both Tallinn University of Technology and University of Tartu international IT related degrees.

What does a 21st century technology-enabled country look like?

Aug 19

The Wall Street Journal has published an article about tech-enabled country- Estonia.

Estonian schools are teaching children as young as seven how to programme computers

May 20

Tech-savvy Estonian  children @BBC