University of Tartu
  • No. Students: 16000
  • Frgn. Students: 1000
  • Study mode: 18 On campus
  • Languages of instruction: English
  • Phone:
  • +3727376109
  • Fax:
  • +3727375440

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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.

Student organization:

- Erasmus Student Network



Student Council

Student Ambassadors

Fraternities and Sororities

Autumn and Spring Student Days

UT Sports Club

Tennis halls, dance centers, fitness clubs, swimming pools.


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