The University of Tartu includes 9 faculties and 4 colleges. Most of the university is located in Tartu; however, it also has colleges in Pärnu, Narva and Viljandi and a representation in Tallinn. The University of Tartu is the biggest university in Estonia, there are about 15 000 students. Every year more than 1000 international students from around 70 countries study at the university. The University of Tartu is known for its active student life. There are many faculty-based clubs, international student organisations, an orchestra, various choirs and a theatre for students to join.
Location: Tartu, Estonia
City Population: 98,480
University Population: 17,000
Climate: Tartu has a cold climate with warm summers and some rainfall in all months.
Nearest airport: Tartu Airport
Why choose the University of Tartu?
- The University of Tartu was founded in 1632 by the Swedish king Gustavus Adolphus
- As Estonia's national university, UT stresses the importance of international co-operation and partnerships with reputable research universities all over the world
- The University of Tartu has been invited to join the Coimbra Group, a prestigious club of renowned research universities