University of Tartu ranks in the top 1.2% of the best universities in the world.  According to the ISI Web of Science, UT belongs to the top 1.2% of the world's most-cited universities and research institutions. The Skytte Institute is one of the world leaders in political science as it was ranked by the QS World Rankings as being in the 101-150 cohort in 2019.

The University of Tartu is the strongest research university in Estonia. It is the only Baltic university that has been invited to join the Coimbra Group, a prestigious club of reowned research universities, and it also belongs to the Utrecht Network.  High-level research is conducted as well by the university's Centres of Excellence. UT is an innovative R&D partner for small entreprises and multinational corporations. 

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Tartu has very welcoming working and living environment. As an old University town, Tartu is considered the intellectual capital of Estonia and the center of Estonian academics. It has a vibrant culture and is one of the most affordable, safest and cleanest cities in Europe.

Tartu is Estonia’s second largest city with a population of 100,000. A genuine university town where every fifth resident is a student. Tartu is a compact town with a calm living and study environment, youthful people and a vibrant cultural life www.tartu.ee







Estonia connects the dots between Scandinavia, Central Europe and what lies to the east. Estonia is a digital society. Estonia is about 50% forest and prized for its clean nature. Estonia is place for independent minds. Here bright ideas meet a can-do spirit. See more visitestonia.com 

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