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Research is conducted at the University of Tartu in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Science and Technology. More than 1,000 researchers work in the university’s 31 institutes. We offer research-based solutions to global problems and use our knowledge and skills to help promote Estonia’s society and economy. We rank in the top 1% of the world’s most highly cited universities and research institutions in 14 research fields out of 22.

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Doctoral defence: Ahto Salumets “Bioinformatics analysis of various aspects in immunology“

On 3 May at 12:15, Ahto Salumets will defend his thesis "Bioinformatics analysis of various aspects in immunology“.

Doctoral defence: Simone Eelmaa "The social categorization of sexual abuse"

On 23 April at 14:15 Simone Eelmaa will defend her doctoral thesis "The social categorization of sexual abuse" for obtaining the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (in Sociology).

ENLIGHT offers funding for joint initiatives in spring 2024