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From 12 June, the University of Tartu’s Study Information System (SIS) features a new student dashboard, which brings important information for learners together in one environment.
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On 11 June, representatives of SEB Estonia and SEB Baltics visited the University of Tartu. During the meeting with Rector Toomas Asser, Vice Rector for Development Tõnu Esko, Head of Finance Kalle Hein and Head of Entrepreneurship Mihkel Tammo, both parties expressed willingness to develop their long-term and meaningful cooperation further.
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Karl Kruusamäe is fascinated by science at the frontiers of human knowledge: anything is possible. In his work, he is committed to developing collaboration between humans and robotics.
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On 11 June, the Estonian Biobank, University of Tartu, launched the portal MinuGeenivaramu.
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Triinu Soomere defends PhD thesis „Doctoral students’ perspectives on learning about teaching in the higher education context“
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From June 11 to 14, the international conference and doctoral school Mobile Tartu 2024 will take place in Tartu.
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Researchers need Widening to offer more than just networking.
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ENLIGHT has published a Staff Week trainings calendar with a variety of training options for support staff members of the network.
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On 4 June, the global higher education consultancy Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) published its world university ranking, in which the University of Tartu, as the best university in Estonia, ranks 358th.
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The podcast “Tiksu to UniTartu” shares insights and tips to help future international students thrive at the University of Tartu. New episodes are release every Tuesday.
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Adult learners can register for the University of Tartu’s micro-credential programmes starting in the autumn semester to acquire an additional specialisation or a new competence.
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Speakers from each field are invited to give engaging presentations in Estonian or English, outlining the importance and results of their research.
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The University of Tartu spin-off GaltTec OÜ received a 100,000-euro investment in the pitching competition at the international startup and technology conference Latitude59. 
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On 31 May, the University of Tartu senate elected Jaanika Anderson as the new Director of the UT Library.
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On 31 May, the University of Tartu senate re-elected Mariann Raisma as the Director of the UT Museum.
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On 29 May, the Estonian Human Rights Centre presented the "Respecting differences" label to the University of Tartu for the second time at the joint building of ministries in Tallinn.
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At the invitation of President Alar Karis, President of Finland Alexander Stubb and his wife Suzanne Innes-Stubb paid their first state visit to Estonia from 27 to 29 May. They also visited Tartu and the University of Tartu, where the Finnish president presented the decoration of the Order of the White Rose of Finland to Rector Toomas Asser.  
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President of Finland Alexander Stubb underlined that we are standing on the threshold of a new era in which a value-based, realistic perception of the world, compromise and cooperation play the key role in shaping the future world order.
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Doctoral defence: Peeter Kenkmann "Development of the Authoritarian Regime in Estonia between 1934 and 1940: Roles of the Constitution and the State of Emergency"
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On 13 June at 12:00 Valentina Punzi will defend her doctoral thesis "Making (hi)stories in Amdo: voices, genres, and authorities".
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