Next year, we will celebrate 20 years since Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania joined the European Union. Having now experienced a global pandemic, two financial crises and the effects of unfiltered globalisation, unprecedented movements of peoples across continents, and the start of the war ravaging Ukraine, we can say that today's world is more unpredictable and chaotic than 20 years ago.
The University of Tartu is inviting future international students to come student shadowing and live one day as a university student.
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Postponing work is perfectly human, but engaging in substitute activities at the expense of an important task can end up costing you dearly.
Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies to host a seminar with Ukrainian Ambassador to Estonia, His Excellency Maksym Kononenko
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The UNESCO General Conference, which gathered in Paris on 16 November, elected Estonia to the council of a programme supporting free, independent and pluralistic media in developing countries. Estonia will be represented in the council by Ragne Kõuts-Klemm, Associate Professor in Sociology of Journalism and Head of the Institute of Social Studies of the University of Tartu.
The richly illustrated book on the first one hundred years of the Estonian-language university in Tartu (“Eestikeelse Tartu ülikooli esimene aastasada”) will be presented in the White Hall of the University of Tartu Museum on 28 November.
On 27 November at 12:30 Iuliia Trabskaia will defend her doctoral thesis „Idea and opportunity identification and implementation within the entrepreneurial process and journey“
Tartu Ülikooli personaliosakond on uuendanud võrdse kohtlemise temaatikat käsitlevat veebilehte.
On 14 November at 14:15 Mark Kantšukov will defend his doctoral thesis „Valuation of companies under the distributed profit taxation system“
The competition for the scholarship established by the rectors of the University of Tartu, University of Latvia and Vilnius University has started again to promote the teaching and learning of the Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian languages and cultures.
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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.
The university will use the survey to find out what kind of mobility Estonia's largest university brings about and what attitudes staff and students hold towards sustainable mobility.
On Thursday, 26 October, a collaboration exercise will be organised in central Tartu, involving the Police and Border Guard Board, the Rescue Board, Tartu Ambulance, the city of Tartu and the University of Tartu. Part of the exercise will take place around the university’s buildings in the city centre.
On 13 November, the Delta Trends Day 2023 "Artificial Intelligence: Hype, Revolution or Innovation as Usual?” takes place, where researchers and entrepreneurs from across the world discuss the topics.
The University of Tartu and the Blood Centre of Tartu University Hospital invite university members to the Blood Donor Day in the Delta Centre on 2 November, from 11:00 to 15:00.
Risto Näätänen, Professor emeritus of the Institute of Psychology at the University of Tartu, passed away on 5 October.
The full programme of Tartu 2024 is announced on 19 October, exactly one hundred days before the beginning of the year of the European Capital of Culture. The University of Tartu supports the activities of the Capital of Culture and the programme includes various events organised by the university.
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The idea competition aims to find the best solution for reconstructing the academic building at Kaarli pst 3 and the design for the yard area.
On 25 October, the 391st anniversary of the founding of the University of Tartu is celebrated. There will be two lectures, flowers will be laid at memorials and a concert held to mark this occasion.