- Founded :1632 year
- Type of University : Public
- StudyQA ranking: 2031 pts.
- Offered programms: 2 Bachelor 16 Master
- No. Students: 16000
- Frgn. Students: 1000
- Study mode: 18 On campus
- Languages of instruction: English
Founded in 1632, the University of Tartu (UT) is Estonia’s leading center of research and training. IAccording to QS 2014/2015 World Rankings, University of Tartu is on the 379th place and belongs to the 5 best universities located in Eastern Europe. There are more than 16 000 students studying at UT, including more than 1000 international students. The university has 69 partner universities in 26 countries. UT includes nine faculties and four colleges. Most of UT is located in Tartu, the second biggest city in Estonia; however its colleges/branches are also located in Pärnu, Viljandi and Narva. Tartu is known as the City of Good Thoughts, Capital of Culture in Estonia and as a lively student city.
1632: founded by Swedish King Gustavus II Adolphus
1802: reopened by Russian Tsar Alexander I as Imperial University at Tartu
1919: reorganized as the University of Tartu of the Republic of Estonia
1944: renamed Tartu State University (under Soviet Union)
1989: reopened as the University of Tartu
2002 Implementation of Bologna Process
20% of Tartu’s population - students.
- Erasmus Student Network
Fraternities and Sororities
Autumn and Spring Student Days
UT Sports Club
Tennis halls, dance centers, fitness clubs, swimming pools.