The University of Tartu is inviting future international students to come student shadowing and live one day as a university student.
- #why Tartu
Tartu Ülikooli personaliosakond on uuendanud võrdse kohtlemise temaatikat käsitlevat veebilehte.
The competition for the scholarship established by the rectors of the University of Tartu, University of Latvia and Vilnius University has started again to promote the teaching and learning of the Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian languages and cultures.
- #for student
On 27 October, the University of Tartu senate decided to award the Johan Skytte medal to Margit Sutrop, member of the Riigikogu and Professor of Practical Philosophy at the University of Tartu. The highest award granted to university members, the University of Tartu Grand Medal, is given to two university researchers for services of particular value. Also, the recipients of the University of Tartu Star of Appreciation, Medal, Badge of Distinction and the decoration “100 Semesters at the University of Tartu” have been selected.
The university will use the survey to find out what kind of mobility Estonia's largest university brings about and what attitudes staff and students hold towards sustainable mobility.
On 13 November, the Delta Trends Day 2023 "Artificial Intelligence: Hype, Revolution or Innovation as Usual?” takes place, where researchers and entrepreneurs from across the world discuss the topics.
The University of Tartu and the Blood Centre of Tartu University Hospital invite university members to the Blood Donor Day in the Delta Centre on 2 November, from 11:00 to 15:00.
Risto Näätänen, Professor emeritus of the Institute of Psychology at the University of Tartu, passed away on 5 October.
On 25 October, the 391st anniversary of the founding of the University of Tartu is celebrated. There will be two lectures, flowers will be laid at memorials and a concert held to mark this occasion.
The Police and Border Guard announced at 9:15 that dozens of Estonian institutions, including schools and kindergartens, received a bomb threat by email in Russian tonight.
Margit Keller will assume the office of the dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences on 1 January 2024.
From 2 October to 5 November, all University of Tartu employees, students, alumni, their families and all others interested are welcome to complete the orienteering course and reconnect with the varied history of Toome Hill.
Associate Professor of Behavioral Genetics, Uku Vainik, will discuss the reasons why we tend to overindulge in good food. We will also explore whether sugar addiction exists and whether a sugar tax would make sense.
The public event takes place on Thursday, 28 September, in the conference hall of the University of Tartu Library.
Candidates for the Deanship of the Faculty of Social Sciences will meet staff and students on 27 September.
- #about the faculty
On 12 September, the commission formed for the dean elections registered the dean candidates of the university’s four faculties.
All university members are invited to nominate candidates who deserve to be awarded the university’s honorary decoration for their outstanding achievements.
Uku Vainik, Associate Professor of Behavioural Genetics at the University of Tartu, has been awarded a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) to study the behavioural and genetic links to obesity and to identify possible new interventions to combat obesity.
The University of Tartu doctoral students are invited to participate in the three-minute thesis competition on 28 September.
On August 30 at 10.30, Associate Professor Yannick Stephan from the University of Montpellier (France) will give a lecture on “Personality and Health and Cognition with Aging” as part of the “Between the Ears” lecture series.
- #open science