Ceremony marking the 104th anniversary of Estonia’s national university in the UT assembly hall on 1 December 2023.
The Fair Transition Fund’s consortium of Tallinn University of Technology and the University of Tartu will implement 22 research projects in Ida-Viru County over the next six years to support socioeconomic change in the region and meet the development needs of companies.
On 16 October, the first cooperation seminar of Tallinn University of Technology and the University of Tartu’s consortium of the Just Transition Fund was held at the Virumaa College of the Tallinn University of Technology. The event brought together 22 research teams whose work will help develop technologies and monitor societal transition in the Ida-Viru region over the next six years.
On 27 October, the University of Tartu senate decided to award the Johan Skytte medal to Margit Sutrop, member of the Riigikogu and Professor of Practical Philosophy at the University of Tartu. The highest award granted to university members, the University of Tartu Grand Medal, is given to two university researchers for services of particular value. Also, the recipients of the University of Tartu Star of Appreciation, Medal, Badge of Distinction and the decoration “100 Semesters at the University of Tartu” have been selected.
As part of the Ida-Viru County Entrepreneurship Week, on 6 October, Narva College hosted an idea competition for young people to come up with ideas for implementing the green transition. The best idea was that of the students of Narva Upper Secondary School: using textile waste from the sewing industry to make toys for pets.
The language advisor welcomes students of all curricula of the University of Tartu whose mother tongue is other than Estonian and who need help and advice in writing academic texts in Estonian.
Margit Keller will assume the office of the dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences on 1 January 2024.
On Wednesday, 27 September, Katri Raik starts work as the representative of the University of Tartu in Ida-Virumaa. Her main duties will be developing the university’s activities and promoting cooperation with local entrepreneurs in Ida-Viru county.
Candidates for the Deanship of the Faculty of Social Sciences will meet staff and students on 27 September.
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On 12 September, the commission formed for the dean elections registered the dean candidates of the university’s four faculties.
The Department of Semiotics and the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies at the University of Tartu invite graduate, post-graduate, and doctoral students to apply for the advanced winter school “The Semiotics of Political and Strategic Communication” by October 30, 2023.
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All university members are invited to nominate candidates who deserve to be awarded the university’s honorary decoration for their outstanding achievements.
At the beginning of August, the menu layout of the UT website was updated.
On 27 June, the global higher education consultancy Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) launched its World University Rankings 2024, adopting a methodology that has undergone considerable change. The University of Tartu is ranked 358th and again tops the list of Estonian universities.
The best place to learn Russian is undoubtedly in Narva!
The international science conference "Empowering Youth Values" was held at the University of Tartu, Narva College and online on the Worksup event platform on May 25, 2023.
On 17 May, the election commission confirmed the results of the senate elections.
The language learning hub, created to support the Estonian language learning of international staff, international students and students who speak Estonian as a foreign language.
The Deputy Director-General of the European Commission’s Directorate General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, Maive Rute will visit the University of Tartu.
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The guidelines for using chatbots in teaching and studies provide general principles and specific instructions for students and academic staff.