Welcome to the University of Tartu, Estonia
Estonia is located in Northeneastern Europe and has a population of just 1,3 million. Small in size but very rich in history, architecture and nature – it’s dotted with castles, churches and hilltop fortresses, forests and bogs, Estonia is also known for high technological advancements such as having digital society, e-residency.
Tartu, the oldest city in the Baltic states, has played an important role in the development of Estonian culture and national consciousness: the first national elite stemmed from the local university, the first newspapers and cultural societies, the first national theatre, and the first national song festival took place here as well.
The University of Tartu is Estonia’s leading center of research and training. Founded in 1632, it preserves the culture of the Estonian people and spearheads the country’s reputation in research and provision of higher education. The university belongs to the top 2% of the world’s best universities. Research-based graduate and postgraduate degree programs amount to 195 and deal with both fundamental and applied research. 14 000 students (including more than 1000 foreign students) study in 4 faculties (Arts and Humanities, Medicine, Science and Technology, Social Sciences).
The University of Tartu Delta Centre is one of the most modern centres for digital technology, analytics and economic ideas in the Nordic countries. The Delta Centre comprises an academic and a research building and an entrepreneurship building. Delta brings together a vibrant community of students, researchers and innovators in the fields of computer science, robotics, technology, mathematics, statistics, economics, management and business.