You are welcome to participate in the seminar "Estonian universities at the crossroads - the need for change and the opportunity for renewal" that takes place next Friday, 5 December at 10:15-13:30 in the conference hall of the UT Library. The reforms of the Estonian universities will be described by Rector of the UT Volli Kalm, Rector of Tallinn University Tiit Land and Rector of the Estonian University of Life Sciences Mait Klaassen.
The presentations are followed by a discussion, where the rectors are joined by Vice-Rector for Research of Tallinn University of Technology Erkki Truve and the representative of the student body Martin Noorkõiv. The discussion is moderated by Rector emeritus Jaak Aaviksoo. UTTV will webcast the seminar.
The seminar will be held in Estonian without interpretation.
Schedule of the seminar:
10:15-10:35 Which problems will be solved by the governance and structural reform at the University of Tartu?
Professor Volli Kalm, Rector of the University of Tartu
10:35-10:55 What prompted Tallinn University to undertake reforms?
Professor Tiit Land, Rector of Tallinn University
10:55-11:15 What were the objectives of the reform of the Estonian University of Life Sciences and how does the university assess the outcome of the reform?
Professor Mait Klaassen, Rector of the Estonian University of Life Sciences
11:15-11:45 Coffee break
11:45-13:15 Discussion: Are the Estonian universities ready for change?
Participants: Professor Volli Kalm, Professor Tiit Land, Professor Mait Klaassen, Professor Erkki Truve, President of the UT Student Council Martin Noorkõiv; moderator: Rector emeritus Professor Jaak Aaviksoo