Counselling Centre - You study, we support

The University of Tartu Counselling Centre offers career and psychological counselling, advice regarding the organisation of studies, support for students with special needs, peer tutor training and supportive workshops to students of all levels (watch the introductory video). On this web page you can also find internatonal student support and other contacts outside of the Counselling Centre where you may find help and support during your studies. 

See how the UT Counselling Centre can help you

Psychological counselling

Career counselling

Support for students with special needs and adaptations in studies

Book an appointment

For career counselling, psychological counselling and counselling for students with special needs, a booking is needed. Please use the booking form below. Appointment times are available for the following 30 days; new times become available daily. NB! Please use the university e-mail address ( when booking.

NB! The form is in Estonian, please use Google translate for translating the form. 

Where to find us

The UT Counselling Centre is located in the University of Tartu Library (W. Struve 1). Rooms 444-452, 454 are situated in on the 3rd floor of UT Library (see image or video). Room 168 is accessible via back door (Akadeemia street), 1st floor, right side.



We are open from Monday to Friday 9-12 and 13-16 or according to the agreed time. Please book your appointment!

 Staff contacts                                                                                  

Conversation Circle

Workshops of Counselling Centre

Group counselling

International student support

All the services described on this page are offered for the UT international students, additionally we offer support for international students regarding their specific needs.

UT student visa support (
- visa and residence permit assistance upon arrival
- advice on how to remain compliant with visa and residence permit requirements during studies

UT international student counselling (
- arrival and welcome information
- other aspects you need to address but do not know whom to contact

The international student support team is located in the University of Tartu (Ülikooli 18), first floor, room 131, in the right wing of the UT main building. The entrance is from the courtyard.
We are open from Monday to Friday 9-12 and 13-16 or according to the agreed time. Please book an appointment before coming at

Maarja Kungla, International Student Counsellor, UT Office of Academic Affairs, tel +372 737 6214

Student VISA and TRP support

Tartu Welcome Centre

Getting Started

If you need help with studies

See all study instructions and guidelines

With questions about your curriculum, courses, timetables, SIS etc, please contact the curriculum academic affairs specialist in your faculty

If you have general questions related to the organisation and regulation of studies, it is also possible to contact the student adviser at the UT Counselling Centre:

Seek advice from fellow students

Sometimes the best support can come from your peers. At the University of Tartu new students are supported by peer tutors. There are also other options to seek advice and support from fellow students.

Peer tutors (for new degree-seeking students)

Buddies (for exchange students)

International Student Ambassadors (for students and applicants)

Student Union (for all UT students)


Student organisations 

To be more involved in student life, in addition to the abovementioned student-to-student assistance, which you are very welcome to join as a participant, there are many other organisations that keep you in touch with other students and help you take part in professional, cultural and recreation activities:

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