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University of Tartu

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

Founded in 1632 by the Swedish King Gustav II Adolph, the University of Tartu (UT) is the oldest and largest university in Estonia both in terms of numbers of staff and students, and the volume of its teaching, research and development activities. As Estonia’s only classical university, UT embraces a wide variety of academic fields. Its programme offer includes 60 bachelor, 72 master’s and 34 doctoral study programmes, including 18 degree programmes fully taught in English. As of 2015, approximately 14 000 students are enrolled, including close to 850 international students. The university’s staff comprises more than 3,700 employees, including 1,880 academic staff members.

UT accounts for over half of Estonia’s national research output with close to 3,000 research articles published annually and 100 doctoral degrees conferred each year. According to the ISI Web of Science, UT belongs to the top 1% of the world’s most-cited universities and research institutions in 10 fields. UT has cooperation agreements with 71 universities in 27 countries and participates in the activities of several European university networks, such as the Utrecht Network and the Coimbra Group.

501- 550
2012
461-470
2013
379=
2014
400
2015
35.00
Overall Score
67.5
Faculty Student
51-100
2013
51-100
2014
101-150
2015
101-150
2016
59.2
Academic Reputation
59.3
Employer Reputation
73.4
Citations per Paper
66.9
H-index Citations
263=
2013
302
2014
286
2015
56.40
Overall Score
60.3
Academic Reputation
47.9
Employer Reputation
71.8
Citations per Paper
34.1
H-index Citations
4
2015
EECA University Rankings
90.50
Overall Score
98.2
Academic Reputation
82.5
Employer Reputation
66.9
Faculty Student
79.8
International Faculty
29.1
International Students
99.6
Citations per Paper
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,525
International
140
With PhD
1,066

Number of students

10,767
Postgraduate 46%
Undergraduate 54%

Number of international students

598
Postgraduate 86%
Undergraduate 14%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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