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.
At the national Teacher of the Year Gala on 7 October, the winners of the Teacher of the Year awards were announced, and three educator’s lifetime achievement awards were presented. Two of the three lifetime achievement awards went to University of Tartu professors emeriti.
All university members are invited to nominate candidates who deserve to be awarded the university’s honorary decoration for their outstanding achievements.
On 19 June, the Ministry of Defence recognised the University of Tartu with the award “Supporter of defenders of the state” because, at the university, employees retain their salary during reservist training and other benefits are offered to defenders of the state.
2.–4. maini toimus Rootsi kuninga Carl XVI Gustafi ja kuninganna Silvia riigivisiit Eestisse, mille käigus külastas kuningapaar ka Tartu Ülikooli ja andis üle Rootsi Kuninglikud Põhjatähe ordenid.
On Wednesday, 10 May at 12:00, Prof. Astrid Stadler, the UT Honorary Doctor of Law, will give a lecture at the UT assembly hall.
The 5,000-euro scholarship goes to Dmitri Rozgonjuk, a University of Tartu researcher and master's student in Data Science, whose academic research focuses on the impact of the use of smart devices on
Based on the proposals submitted by students, the committee formed by the UT Student Union has chosen the recipients of the teaching staff of the year awards for 2022.
Rector of the University of Tartu Toomas Asser announced the university's contribution to society award, research award and language award and recipients of the teaching staff of the year award.