Throughout the history of the University of Tartu, many gifted men and women in every life sphere have studied here. Among these are members of the Estonian government and parliament, academic leaders, scientists, business leaders, writers, journalists, etc. Currently, 42 of our alumni are members of 101-member Parliament of Estonia. Nine members of Estonian government, including Prime Minister, are graduates of University of Tartu. In addition, many of our graduates enjoy successful careers in international companies and the European Parliament.
Here are some of their stories:
Artur Sepp, Associate, Merrill Lynch (New York)
"The Master's Programme in Financial and Actuarial Mathematics at the University of Tartu provided me with a solid basis from which to use mathematical methods to solve practical problems in finance. Most importantly, the enthusiastic and helpful faculty has leveraged my knowledge base and expertise."
His complete story is here.
Delaney Skerrett, Graduate of UT Baltic Studies MA programme
I came to Estonia to find out more about the country and ended up learning much more than I could ever have imagined. Being part Estonian, I had initially planned to stay in the country for a short time to get more in touch with my past by learning the language and the living the culture. I started out as a teacher at a private language school but then jumped at the chance to further my academic career by taking part in the Baltic Studies Master's Program at Tartu University.
Read his complete story here .
Raivo Vare, chairman of the supervisory board of Estonian Development Fund, entrepreneur
"The law education at the University of Tartu has given me the opportunity to participate actively in creation of Estonian State. As multiple minister, as well as leader of many well-known enterprises and exper I have witnessed creation of Estonian legistlation, development of Estonian banking and the success stories of Estonian economic. The universtity gave me not only knowledge, but also ability to use this knowldege effectively and creatively. University of Tartu has been the regional leader in classical areas troughout its long history. Now, as the member of university advisory board, I can say with satisfaction, that the educational challenges in the modern world are implemented in a dignified and effective way behind the ancient walls of the alma mater."