The University of Tartu

The University of Tartu (UT) is the oldest and largest university in Estonia founded in 1632 by the Swedish king Gustavus II Adolphus. The current number of UT students is 17,500 that makes almost 1/3 of all students in Estonia. The student body includes about 500 international students from around 35 countries. With its 11 faculties, UT is the only classical University in Estonia. UT is also the only university in the Baltics that is a member of the Coimbra group uniting long-standing, versatile and internationally recognised research universities.

There are many University facilities and establishments that support students’ and faculty members’ studies and research. These include three museums, the University Library with its five million books, the oldest Botanical Gardens in the Baltics, and the University Academic Sports Club with its more than 1000 members.

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SELL Games

Students and sports belong together! Let the thought of participating in the SELL Games give you another boost of motivation and energy to  follow through winter trainings and compare your performance during the international competition that takes place already next spring in Tartu. I have always considered competing at the SELL games to be important – both while gaining the… Read More

The University of Tartu

The University of Tartu (UT) is the oldest and largest university in Estonia founded in 1632 by the Swedish king Gustavus II Adolphus. The current number of UT students is 17,500 that makes almost 1/3 of all students in Estonia. The student body includes about 500 international students from around 35 countries. With its 11 faculties, UT is the only… Read More