University of Tartu

Two Estonian universities to participate in the medical technology projects of the US military

Tartu University and Tallinn University of Technology have joined an American consortium consisting of companies that create medical technology, thus paving the way for the knowledge of these Estonian universities reaching the US military that purchases innovative products and services through the association. The Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium is a …

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Tartu University achieves a new record in the world rankings

According to one of the most important higher education lists, the QS World University Rankings, the University of Tartu (UT) now holds the highest position ever. The university’s position in the ranking has improved from 501 in 2012 to 347 in 2016. In the process of preparing the ranking list, the QS …

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Honey and bees win Estonian students a prize in China

The students from the University of Tartu (UT) won the first place at the international innovation competition in China with their idea about creating an innovative environmental indicator based on the analysis of the chemical composition of honey; their idea also promoted keeping bees in urban environments. The doctoral students …

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The University of Tartu among best 200 in Europe

The University of Tartu is ranked among the best 200 in Europe in this year’s Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Tartu University is sharing the 181-190th place with a number of universities from all over Europe, for instance the University of Cyprus, the Polytechnic University of Turin and the …

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Two Estonian universities among the world’s best

The University of Tartu (UT) and the Tallinn University of Technology (TUT) are among the 600 best high-level educational institutions in the world, according to latest ranking by the Times Higher Education journal (THE). The Times Higher Education World University Rankings, founded in 2004, provide the definitive list of the …

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A small Estonian company aims to conquer the world

Skeleton Technologies, a Tallinn-based company that develops and produces ultracapacitors – extremely powerful energy storage devices – aims to become the leading ultracapacitor manufacturer within five years. Skeleton Technologies started to grow in 2009, when, after years of development work, the young entrepreneurs, Taavi Madiberk and Oliver Ahlberg, decided to …

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Estonia has reached record high in the QS World University Rankings

According to one of the most important university ranking lists, the QS World University Rankings, the University of Tartu now holds the highest position ever – 379. Rector of the University of Tartu, Professor Volli Kalm, said he was very pleased about the improved ranking of the University of Tartu and gave …

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University of Tartu starts cooperation with India’s leading medical technology company

The University of Tartu and India’s biggest medical technology company, Trivitron Healthcare Pvt Ltd, signed a memorandum of understanding, forming the basis of a broad scientific cooperation and furthering of medical education between India and Estonia. The cooperation will mainly be launched in areas related to mass spectrometry, microchips, sequencing, molecular …

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Tartu University opens its new, modern physics building

On 25 August, the University of Tartu opened its new modern building of the Institute of Physics, called Physicum, situated at the university’s Maarjamõisa science campus. The building of approximately 13,000 square metres provides contemporary facilities for research in physics, materials science and nanotechnology. “The new building of the Institute …

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University of Tartu launches an innovative social media hub

The University of Tartu’s social media hub is an innovation in Estonia as well as abroad as it allows following the university’s events via its posts in social media. Created on the example of US universities MIT, Hamilton and Harvard, the environment currently brings together around 100 social media accounts …

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