Good practices at the university
Good practices support the values voiced in the University of Tartu strategic plan and the regulations provided in the bylaws, complying with good practices also assures that the university’s work environment corresponds to international academic standards. The compilation of several good practices which are important in the university’s work continues in the 2016/2017 academic year.
Proceeding from the university’s main activity—studies and research—the university has recently focused mainly on good academic practice. The preparation of good academic practice is coordinated by Academic Secretary Andres Soosaar.
Already at the end of 2014 the university senate approved the good practice of doctoral studies.
The good practice of teaching was completed after extensive discussions in the previous academic year.
At the initiative of the Student Council, the good practice of learning was completed at the end of August 2016.
The good practice of research work is being prepared under the lead of the Head of Centre for Ethics Professor Margit Sutrop.
The compilation of the good practice of management began in spring 2016. A respective work group was created and it is coordinated by the Human Resources Office.
By the beginning of the 2016/2017 autumn semester, the university completed the guidelines for equal treatment, concerning university employees and students.