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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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Research fields

Cutting-edge research

Career in research

Doctoral study

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Centres of excellence

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04.01.2022
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koosolek

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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07.10.2021
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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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Social Sciences Fat mass is linked to less openness, lean mass to higher assertiveness By studying the personality-body weight associations, researchers hope to understand some reasons of o…
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20.06.2022
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The results of the recently ended wave of the prevalence study led by the University of Tartu show that the number of people infected with coronavirus has been on the decline for a third month. The p…
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14.06.2022
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University of Tartu researchers in cooperation with colleagues from the Principe Felice Research Center of Valencia, Spain have developed a new drug called OximUNO, which has shown to treat breast ca…
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14.06.2022
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A testing platform for self-driving cars, using microbes to eliminate nitrogen pollution, a wood putty that facilitates plywood production, and a spray bottle that turns tap water into a disinfectant…
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14.06.2022

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