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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

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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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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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On 27 May, the University of Tartu confers three honorary doctorates: Professor of the University of Turku Marja-Liisa Helasvuo, Research Director of the University of Helsinki Mart Saarma, and Joint…
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24.05.2022
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The results of the prevalence study led by the University of Tartu show that the number of coronavirus infections has decreased considerably over a month, but the wave is not over yet. The coverage o…
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10.05.2022
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It is estimated that by 2030 around half of the new cars sold are electric. The shift to electric vehicles requires a more sustainable approach to battery production than conventional lithium-ion bat…
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10.05.2022
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On May 9th at 14:15, UT Department of Semiotics hosts a hybrid research discussion "Feelings, Actions, and Thoughts in the First Days of Full-Scale War in Ukraine". On 24 February, the Rus…
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05.05.2022

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