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Research at the University of Tartu

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 are employed at the 31 institutes of the university. This is where cutting-edge research is done, contributing through international cooperation to sustainable development and innovation and the preservation of linguistic, natural and cultural diversity.

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Centres of excellence

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04.01.2022
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Support services for researchers

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04.01.2022
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Tartu Ülikooli peahoone

Admission to doctoral studies

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UT studies on COVID-19

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06.12.2021

Research for the benefit of society

The University of Tartu is an adviser of the development of society. We seek research-based solutions to complex problems. We develop national sciences and help bring new knowledge to the service of society. We encourage both children’s and adults’ interest in science and support the development of the talented.

Shaping a research-based society

Research to benefit sustainable development

National sciences professorships

Nurturing interest in research

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PhD students and postdoctoral researchers  from more than eleven European countries have a unique  chance to get together, learn, network, explore interesting  career po…
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19.01.2022
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The research news section gives regular hints about interesting studies in various fields of research. Social sciences Women tend to overeat after negative emotions, men after positive ones …
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19.01.2022
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EU laws are too narrow to embrace the changes in office work, University of Tartu law professor Merle Erikson concluded. A playful toddler and a baby walked into their dad’s home office in the mid…
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18.01.2022
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On 4 January, the new model of the student satellite ESTCube-2 was presented at Tartu Observatory of the University of Tartu. The main goal of ESTCube-2 is to test plasma brake technology. On 14 June…
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18.01.2022

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