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

Tartu Ülikooli peahoone

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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Last week, the university spin-off company Gearbox Biosciences won a 125,000‑euro investment at the Startup Pitching competition.
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Winner of the Nordic Deep Tech Pitch Match, the University of Tartu spin-off Vectiopep is developing new cancer treatment technology that activates a person’s natural immunity to cancer.
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On 6 April at 16:15, Vincent Homburg, Professor of E-Governance at the University of Tartu, will hold the inaugural lecture "The Politics of E-Governance"
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Elmar Gams, a doctoral student of the Unversity of Tartu, was chosen as the winner of the final round held on 10 March at the University of Vilnius in Lithuania.

Highlights of research and entrepreneurship at the University of Tartu