On 25 May 2018, the senate of University of Tartu approved amendments to the procedure for applying for, granting and payment of stipends and study allowances that established the doctoral student’s performance stipend.
Doctoral student’s performance stipend can be received only by doctoral students who were admitted before academic year 2022/23.
The amount of the stipend in 2022 is 400 euros per month. By paying the stipend, the university supports the completion of doctoral studies within the standard period of study, thereby improving the effectiveness of doctoral studies. The effectiveness and need for the stipend will be reviewed once a year.
A doctoral student is entitled to the doctoral student’s performance stipend for up to 48 months, provided that the student
In September 2021, performance stipend is granted as follows:
Decisions on granting stipends will be made by progress review committees.
The performance stipend for doctoral students is paid by the 20th of each calendar month for the current month.
The payment and granting of the doctoral student's performance stipend at the University of Tartu is regulated by the Procedure for Applying for Granting and Payment of Stipends and Study Allowances