General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established
Abbreviation UT
Teachers 1,525
Students 10,767
Foreigners 5%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on past academic records
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Accreditation
• Eesti Vabariigi Haridus-ja Teadusministeerium
Affiliations
• European University Association
• Coimbra Group
• Utrecht Network
Rankings
World ranking474
Country ranking1
Quality of teaching198
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities288
Cost of living in Tartu, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation $124 $189
Food $129 $264
Transportation $14 $70
Communications and utilities $57 $87
Clothing $23 $89
Sports and leisure $27 $93
Accommodation in Tartu, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre$123
Shared room in city centre$188
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre$210
1 bedroom apartment in city centre$297
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking474
QS World University Rankings401
Webometrics Ranking428
Alternative title
Russian Тартуский университет
et Tartu Ülikool
University of Tartu or Tartu Ülikool (UT) - public higher education institution in Republic of Estonia.

University of Tartu - Description

Founded in 1632 by the Swedish King Gustav II Adolph, the University of Tartu (UT) is the oldest and largest university in Estonia both in terms of numbers of staff and students, and the volume of its teaching, research and development activities. As Estonia’s only classical university, UT embraces a wide variety of academic fields. Its programme offer includes 60 bachelor, 72 master’s and 34 doctoral study programmes, including 18 degree programmes fully taught in English. As of 2015, approximately 14 000 students are enrolled, including close to 850 international students. The university’s staff comprises more than 3,700 employees, including 1,880 academic staff members. UT accounts for over half of Estonia’s national research output with close to 3,000 research articles published annually and 100 doctoral degrees conferred each year. According to the ISI Web of Science, UT belongs to the top 1% of the world’s most-cited universities and research institutions in 10 fields. UT has cooperation agreements with 71 universities in 27 countries and participates in the activities of several European university networks, such as the Utrecht Network and the Coimbra Group.

Bachelor - University of Tartu

Founded in 1632 by the Swedish King Gustav Adolf II, the University of Tartu (UT) is the oldest and largest university in Estonia both in terms of numbers of staff and students, and the volume of its teaching, research and development activities. As Estonia’s only classical university, UT embraces a wide variety of academic fields. Its current programme offer includes 60 bachelor, 72 master’s and 34 doctoral study programmes, including 18 degree programmes fully taught in English. As of 2015, its nine faculties and four associated colleges are home to close to 14,000 students and 1,500 academic staff. UT accounts for over half of Estonia’s national research output with close to 3,000 research articles published annually and 100 doctoral degrees conferred each year. According to the ISI Web of Science, UT belongs to the top 1% of the world’s most-cited universities and research institutions in 10 fields. UT has cooperation agreements with 71 universities in 27 countries and participates in the activities of several European university networks, such as the Utrecht Network and the Coimbra Group. UT alumni make up 40% of Estonian Parliament, 87% of attorneys at law, 100% of judges, and 99% of medical doctors in Estonia.

Master - University of Tartu

Founded in 1632 by the Swedish King Gustav II Adolph, the University of Tartu (UT) is the oldest and largest university in Estonia both in terms of numbers of staff and students, and the volume of its teaching, research and development activities. As Estonia’s only classical university, UT embraces a wide variety of academic fields. Its programme offer includes 60 bachelor, 72 master’s and 34 doctoral study programmes, including 17 degree programmes fully taught in English. UT currently has 9 faculties with more than 70 departments and institutes, four colleges and several regional development units. As of 2014, approximately 14,500 students are enrolled, including close to 700 international students. The university’s staff comprises more than 3,700 employees, including 1,880 academic staff members. UT accounts for over half of Estonia’s national research output with close to 3,000 research articles published annually and 100 doctoral degrees conferred each year. According to the ISI Web of Science, UT belongs to the top 1% of the world’s most-cited universities and research institutions in 10 fields. UT has cooperation agreements with 71 universities in 27 countries and participates in the activities of several European university networks, such as the Utrecht Network and the Coimbra Group.

Location on map - University of Tartu

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