University of Tartu (UT) is Estonia’s leading centre of research and training. It is the only university in the Baltics ranked in the top 3% of the world’s best universities (THE World University Rankings 2013 – 2014). Founded in 1632, UT is the only classical university in Estonia. There are more than 16 000 students studying at UT (incl.1000 international students (2013)) and UT has 3800 employees (incl. 1800 academic employees (190 professors)). To support and develop the professional competence of its students and academic staff, the university has 69 partner universities in 26 countries.
University of Tartu is in the top 470 universities in the world by QS World University Rankings 2013.