According to the universities’ reputation survey people of all age groups consider the University of Tartu to be Estonia’s most reputable higher education institution.
Faculty of Arts and Humanities offers many interesting and stimulating optional courses which are open for all students of the University of Tartu.
Until October 2022, all UT members can take one free Coursera course. Students can also use it towards the completion of their curriculum if they wish.
On Wednesday, 27 April, a webinar on the Ukrainian language and culture took place on Worksup.
The UT has extended the application deadline for Ukrainian citizens until 1 June for all English-taught first and second-level programmes.
On Thursday, 31 March, from 16:15–18:00, a panel discussion on the Russian-Ukrainian war takes place at the Delta Centre.
On 7 March, the university family gathered in front of the main building with Ukrainian flags and other symbols and recorded the address of the University of Tartu senate to the Ukrainian people.
The University of Tartu has established a scholarship fund to collect and channel donations to support the studies of Ukrainian students at the University of Tartu.
Information to the university family during the war in Ukraine
Kaspar Koolmeister, Junior Research Fellow in Plant Biology at the University of Tartu, took a photo in honour of the 104th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia.
Based on the submitted proposals, a committee formed by the University of Tartu Student Union has chosen the recipients of the best teaching staff awards of 2021.
The Government of the Republic has decided to give the Ferdinand Johann Wiedemann Language Prize to Specialist of Language Technology, Professor emerita Mare Koit for her outstanding work as the founder and developer of Estonian language technology and computer linguistics.
On 11 February, the International Day of Women and Girls in Science will be held for the second time in Estonia, initiated here by the University of Tartu and the Estonian Young Academy of Sciences.
The programme organised since 2017 aims to bring together active students and successful alumni to provide an opportunity for mutually beneficial collaboration and strengthen the community of the university.
The Digital Cleanup Week takes place at the university this week and all members of the university are invited to declutter their personal or their unit’s digital life to move in small but effective steps towards a greener university.
The Rector’s Office of the University of Tartu has decided that the university continues face-to-face teaching in spring semester 2021/22. To be able to meet in classrooms and avoid major viral outbreaks, it is still important to get vaccinated, stay home when ill and postpone large events.
Today, 11 January, the university’s new website was launched. The web pages of most academic units also got a new look.