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1 December, the University of Tartu celebrates the 96th anniversary of the national university with the traditional ceremony, torch-light procession and ball. The ceremony is broadcasted live on

Research in UT

University of Tartu, founded in 1632 is one of the oldest universities in Northern and Eastern Europe. It is the only Estonian university in the top 3% universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2011-2012 ).

    Research at the cutting edge

    University of Tartu belongs to the top 1% of the world's most-cited universities and research institutions in the fields of Clinical Medicine, Chemistry, Environment/Ecology, Plant and Animal Science, Geosciences, Social Sciences (general), Biology and Biochemistry.


    Research Ethics Committee of the UT

    Research Ethics Committee of the University of Tartu


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