30.08.2021 - 10:00
The opening of the new academic year takes place on 30 August at 10:00 in front of the university’s main building. UTTV provides a live webcast of the event.
Anthem of the Republic of Estonia
Opening speech by Professor Toomas Asser, Rector of the University of Tartu
Greetings by Liina Kersna, Minister of Education and Research
Greetings by Urmas Klaas, Mayor of Tartu
Music by Tartu Academic Male Choir, conductor Kuno Kerge
Greetings by Katariina Sofia Päts, President of the University of Tartu Student Union
Greetings on behalf of first-year students by Lisett Sigur, first-year student of Gene Technology, Faculty of Science and Technology
A pop-up shop of the university’s gift shop is open, offering gifts and publications for sale.
For the first time, the university family can meet Tiksu, the mascot of the University of Tartu.
At the opening event, we follow the government’s orders and verify the participants’ infection safety. When you come to the event in front of the main building, please ensure that you have your identity document with you and a certificate proving vaccination against Covid-19, recovery from Covid-19 or a negative test result (PCR test performed up to 72 hours before the event by a healthcare provider).
The vaccination station at the university’s main building is open from 11 to 15. See also information about vaccination opportunities near other university buildings.
:,: Gaudeamus igitur, iuvenes dum sumus! :,:
Post iucundam iuventutem,
post molestam senectutem
:,: nos habebit humus. :,:
:,: Vivat academia, vivant professores! :,:
Vivat membrum quodlibet,
vivant membra quaelibet,
:,: semper sint in flore! :,:
:,: Vivat et res publica et qui illam regit! :,:
Vivat nostra civitas,
:,: quae nos hic protegit! :,:
Ülikooli 18 or via UTTV