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11.01.2022

The leading university in Estonia

We have been transforming lives since 1632. Our research-based education is designed to prepare you to be the global leader of tomorrow. You can choose from a wide variety of international degree programmes, exchange opportunities, Estonian language courses, MOOCs, International Summer University and other short-term courses.

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We are the flagship of Estonian science. Here, we support your research projects in four broad areas: natural and exact sciences (realia et naturalia), medical sciences (medicina), social sciences (socialia) and humanities (humaniora).

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We are an international research university. We value a diverse linguistic and cultural space. Our strategic partners are the networks of recognised research universities, and the cooperation is based on top-level competence and mutual research contacts.

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The University of Tartu is the oldest and largest higher education institution in Estonia and has been the centre of Estonian academic life for almost four centuries. It is ranked in the top 1.2% of the world's universities making it one of the leading universities in Northern Europe. Here, 13 000 students and 3000 staff members study and work in a diverse range of fields connected by the power of curiosity.

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Face-to-face teaching continues in the spring semester
The Rector’s Office of the University of Tartu has decided that the university continues face-to-face teaching in spring semester 2021/22. To be able to meet in classrooms and avoid major viral outbr…
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19.01.2022

University of Tartu researchers are contributing more than ever to world science

International awareness of influential research by scientists from the University of Tartu has increased significantly over the last 100 years, as reflected in the number of studies whose results hav…
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10.01.2022

The University of Tartu at Expo 2020 Dubai | 01.10.21- 31.03.2022