Andero Kalju

Networking opportunities for doctoral students

Networking is an important part of doctoral studies, and it can help young researchers establish a base for their future endeavours. This page provides information about various doctoral networks that the University of Tartu is a part of, as well as their scholarship opportunities and other activities.


The network’s main emphasis is on facilitating student exchanges at doctoral level. In 2018, it launched the Europaeum Scholars Programme, a two-year policy and leadership course for the most talented, energetic and committed doctoral candidates from within the Europaeum network. A new call is announced every year.

coimbra group

Membership in the association of 41 classical European research universities provides the University of Tartu with a strong opportunity to participate in European level research and education policy debates and to develop new directions. The Doctoral Studies Working Group organizes the annual 3-minute thesis competition.

3-Minute Thesis Competitions

The University of Tartu organises 3-minute thesis competitions for doctoral students twice a year, in Estonian and English. 

Contact person for Doctoral Studies Working Groups:
Monika Tasa
Development Adviser

Rahvusvaheline Ulmeuuringute Ühingu suur aastakonverents 07.-11.05.2024

Science Fiction Research Association annual conference at University of Tartu


ENLIGHT calls for online Matchmaking Event and Leadership Training

konverents 2024

Institutional Call for ENLIGHT Teaching and Learning Award 2024