The Association of Estonian Adult Educators Andras gave the Tartu county education deed award of the year to the UT Tartu Observatory and the European Space Education Resource Office (ESERO) Estonia’s continuing education course for teachers “United by Space”. The best adult educators of Tartu county 2023 were awarded at the appreciation event for the educators of the city and county of Tartu in the University of Tartu assembly hall on 28 September.
At the national Teacher of the Year Gala on 7 October, the winners of the Teacher of the Year awards were announced, and three educator’s lifetime achievement awards were presented. Two of the three lifetime achievement awards went to University of Tartu professors emeriti.
On 28 September, five lifetime achievement awards and 44 Teacher of the Year titles were presented at the recognition ceremony for educators of the city and county of Tartu. One of the recipients of the lifetime achievement awards was Enno Akkel, long-time coach of the UT Academic Sports Club.
The bronze footprints of Hele Everaus, Professor emerita of the University of Tartu Faculty of Medicine, and Krista Aru, Director of the University of Tartu Library, have been added to the Tartu Pioneers' Alley next to the Tasku Centre.
All university members are invited to nominate candidates who deserve to be awarded the university’s honorary decoration for their outstanding achievements.
On 29 June, Tartu City Day, the best building awards 2022 of Tartu were presented. Among others, the University of Tartu’s academic building at Lossi 3 won an award.
On 19 June, the Ministry of Defence recognised the University of Tartu with the award “Supporter of defenders of the state” because, at the university, employees retain their salary during reservist training and other benefits are offered to defenders of the state.
On 19 May, the Estonian Quality Agency for Education organised its spring seminar on the quality of e-learning.
Teaching staff of the University of Tartu are encouraged to nominate their course to the ENLIGHT Teaching and Learning Award 2023.
2.–4. maini toimus Rootsi kuninga Carl XVI Gustafi ja kuninganna Silvia riigivisiit Eestisse, mille käigus külastas kuningapaar ka Tartu Ülikooli ja andis üle Rootsi Kuninglikud Põhjatähe ordenid.