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.

Research in figures

Research fields

Cutting-edge research

Career in research

Doctoral study

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Admission to doctoral studies

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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The public event takes place on Thursday, 28 September, in the conference hall of the University of Tartu Library.
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Silvia Kurr will defend her doctoral thesis "Material Ekphrasis: Bringing Together New Materialisms and Ekphrastic Studies"
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On 25 September at 12:00 Alo Lilles will defend his doctoral thesis „The relationship between university-industry cooperation and regional capabilities in Europe“
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The Teaming centres of excellence in digitalised bioengineering and personalised medicine at the University of Tartu are expected to become lighthouses in the region, attracting the best scientists and bringing change to the innovation landscape nationally and internationally.

Highlights of research and entrepreneurship at the University of Tartu