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Rector's Office

The Rector's Office comprises the rector, vice rectors, area directors and deans of faculties.

 

Academician Toomas Asser
Rector
Professor of Neurosurgery
CV
+372 737 5600
rektor@ut.ee

The rector is the head of the university, who is responsible for the development of the university as an institution, the lawful and expedient use of the university’s assets and implements the highest administrative and disciplinary authority in the university within the rector’s competence, following the decisions of the council and the senate.

 

Aune Valk
Vice Rector for Academic Affairs 
PhD in Psychology
CV
+372 737 6200, +372 526 7930
tudeng@ut.eeaune.valk@ut.ee

The vice rector for academic affairs directs the field of academic affairs and is responsible for the studies and organisation of studies at the level of bachelor’s and master’s studies and medical residency, the organisation and development of continuing education and activities intended for school students, and performing other tasks imposed by the university bylaws. The vice rector for academic affairs organises the work of the Office of Academic Affairs, the Student Union Office and coordinates the activities of the Youth Academy.

 

Kristjan Vassil
Vice Rector for Research
PhD in Politics and Social Sciences
CV
+372 737 5611, +372 5684 4856
teadus@ut.eekristjan.vassil@ut.ee

The vice rector for research directs the activities of the university in the field of fundamental and applied research. He is responsible for the organisation and development of research and development activities, studies and the organisation of studies at the doctoral level, and performing other tasks imposed by the university bylaws. The vice rector for research organises the work of the Grant Office and coordinates the work of the UT Library.

 

Erik Puura
Vice Rector for Development
PhD in Chemical Engineering

+372 737 4802, +372 506 9882
erik.puura@ut.ee

The vice rector for development directs the fields of research-based development and the development of an enterprising university. He is responsible for the direction and implementation of the strategic plan, institutional development of the university, the development of knowledge transfer and protection of intellectual property, enterprising mindset and entrepreneurial relations of the university, the organisation and development of international cooperation, and performing other tasks imposed by the university bylaws. The vice rector for development organises the work of the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and the International Cooperation and Protocol Office, and coordinates the work of the Museum and the Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden of the university.

 

Anti Selart
Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Professor of Medieval History
CV
+372 737 6506, +372 5340 6116
anti.selart@ut.ee

The dean is responsible for the management of the faculty and as a member of the Rector’s Office participates in the administration of the university in developing the university’s integral cross-faculty positions, preparing and implementing strategic decisions for the university’s  development, implementing the university’s strategic plan and the objectives of its action plan, implementing the decisions of the council, senate and rector in the faculty, and performing other tasks imposed by the university bylaws.

 

Raul Eamets
Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences 
Professor of Macroeconomics
CV
+372 737 5901, +372 514 0082
raul.eamets@ut.ee

The dean is responsible for the management of the faculty and as a member of the Rector’s Office participates in the administration of the university in developing the university’s integral cross-faculty positions, preparing and implementing strategic decisions for the university’s  development, implementing the university’s strategic plan and the objectives of its action plan, implementing the decisions of the council, senate and rector in the faculty, and performing other tasks imposed by the university bylaws.

 

Margus Lember
Dean of the Faculty of Medicine 
Professor of Propaedeutics of Internal Medicine 
CV
+372 731 8600, +372 5331 8600
margus.lember@ut.ee

The dean is responsible for the management of the faculty and as a member of the Rector’s Office participates in the administration of the university in developing the university’s integral cross-faculty positions, preparing and implementing strategic decisions for the university’s  development, implementing the university’s strategic plan and the objectives of its action plan, implementing the decisions of the council, senate and rector in the faculty, and performing other tasks imposed by the university bylaws.

 

Leho Ainsaar
Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology 
Professor in Geology
CV
+372 737 5812, +372 509 8624
leho.ainsaar@ut.ee

The dean is responsible for the management of the faculty and as a member of the Rector’s Office participates in the administration of the university in developing the university’s integral cross-faculty positions, preparing and implementing strategic decisions for the university’s  development, implementing the university’s strategic plan and the objectives of its action plan, implementing the decisions of the council, senate and rector in the faculty, and performing other tasks imposed by the university bylaws.

 

Tõnis Karki
Academic Secretary  
Candidate of Sciences (PhD) in Medicine
CV
+372 737 4177
tonis.karki@ut.ee

The academic secretary is responsible for the organisation of the senate’s work, recruitment and assessment of academic staff, recognition of employees, students and external people, the development of the university’s common identity and core values and the planning of the university’s academic events, implementation of the principles of research integrity and equal treatment, publishing activity, and performing other tasks imposed by the university bylaws

 

Kalle Hein
Head of Finance 
Candidate of Sciences (PhD) in Physics and Mathematics
CV
+372 737 5313, +372 506 6992
finants@ut.eekalle.hein@ut.ee

The head of finance is responsible for the organisation and development of financial activities, financial accounting, planning and analysis, procurements, preparation of draft budget and draft annual report, and performing other tasks imposed by the university bylaws. The head of finance organises the work of the Finance Office and the Procurement Office.

 

Kstina Vallimäe
Director of Administration
CV
+372 737 6501, +372 507 4189
kantsler@ut.eekstina.vallimae@ut.ee

The director of administration is responsible for the management and organisation of human resources work, information management, marketing and communication, management of immovable and movable property, insurance of risks relating to property, rights and other benefits, security, environmental and radiation protection and fire safety, information technology and information systems, sports and cultural activities of the members of the university, and performing other tasks imposed by the university bylaws. The director of administration organises the work of the Information Technology Office, Administrative Office, Estates Office, Human Resources Office, and Marketing and Communication Office

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Director of Administration Kstina Vallimäe

Kstina Vallimäe has been the Director of Administration of the University of Tartu since 2019.
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Head of Finance Kalle Hein

Kalle Hein has been the Head of Finance of the University of Tartu since 2018.
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Vice Rector for Research Kristjan Vassil

Kristjan Vassil has been the Vice Rector for Researcht of the University of Tartu since 2018.
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21.04.2022