Life After EAA
HOW DO I START A BUSINESS, AND WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE ACADEMY?
The answers to these questions can be provided by the Academy’s Research and Development Department (R&D Department), which gives advice on issues related to establishing businesses, applying for financing, carrying out projects, and protecting intellectual property; and brings students together with entrepreneurs for the purpose of cooperation.
See more information about R&D services – http://www.artun.ee/en/research-and-development/entrepreneurship/.
The department administers the following Internet portals and programmes that are useful for the students, graduates and faculty members:
this portal provides information on entrepreneurship and careers, and is designed for the members of the Academy. Information is available on entrepreneurial events and competitions, intellectual property, entrepreneurship, training, seminars, careers, practical training and project management. Also, join the start.artun Facebook page to keep updated on the happenings in these areas of activity.
Career and practical training advice
An international online entrepreneurial and career centre that is directed at students are still studying or have graduated in the creative fields, or entrepreneurs active in these fields. The partner universities of the Career Centre are the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, the Estonian Academy of Arts, the University of Tartu Viljandi Culture Academy, the Aalto University Small Business Centre in Finland and the Royal College of Music in Sweden.
Students can find information, from the Career Centre, on developing their careers, or establishing businesses, in Estonia, Sweden or Finland. One can also create a profile on ArtUpCareer.net, search for cooperation partners from among the other profiles and find job offers in the business offers section. Join the portal, make new contacts and participate in international projects. In the autumn of 2013, the first joint ArtUpCareer course on entrepreneurship was held for the students attending the Academy of Music and Theatre and the Academy of Arts. For more information also check the Facebook page.