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Tartu Ülikool

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Founded in 1632, the Tartu Ülikool (University of Tartu) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Tartu (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Tartu County. This institution also has branch campuses in Tallinn, Narva, Viljandi and Pärnu. Officially recognized by the Eesti Vabariigi Haridus-ja Teadusministeerium (Ministry of Education and Research of Estonia), Tartu Ülikool (TÜ / UT) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational Estonian higher education institution. Tartu Ülikool (TÜ / UT) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 392-year-old Estonian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. TÜ / UT also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Tartu Ülikool's Control Typepublic


Tartu Ülikool's Entity Typenon-profit


Tartu Ülikool' Size by Total Enrollmentmedium-sized


Tartu Ülikool's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) Тартуский университет
Name (English) University of Tartu
Acronym TÜ / UT
Founded 1632
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University Location

Address Ülikooli 18
50090 Tartu County
Tartu Ülikool's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Tartu Ülikool Phone Number +372 737 5152
Tartu Ülikool Fax Number +372 737 5153
Other locations Tallinn, Narva, Viljandi and Pärnu

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Tartu Ülikool's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Tartu Ülikool's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Tartu Ülikool's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Tartu Ülikool.

Tartu Ülikool: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Tartu Ülikool's admission information.

Tartu Ülikool's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Tartu Ülikool's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Tartu Ülikool a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Tartu Ülikool's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Tartu Ülikool's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

University of Tartu has more than 1200 international students.

Tartu Ülikool's Admission Office Admission Office

Study Abroad Centre, Ülikooli 18
Tartu 50090
737 6109

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Tartu Ülikool.

Tartu Ülikool's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Tartu Ülikool has an enrollment range of 9,000-9,999 students making it a medium-sized institution.

Tartu Ülikool's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 700-799 academic employees (Faculty).

Tartu Ülikool's Control Type Control Type

Tartu Ülikool is a public higher education institution.

Tartu Ülikool's Entity Type Entity Type

Tartu Ülikool is a non-profit higher education institution.

Tartu Ülikool's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Tartu Ülikool's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Tartu Ülikool does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Tartu Ülikool's main facilities:

Tartu Ülikool's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Tartu Ülikool's Library

Tartu Ülikool's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Tartu Ülikool's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

Tartu Ülikool's Institutional Hospital Institutional Hospital

This institution has an institutional hospital that is owned and operated by the university. Institutional hospitals are typically affiliated with medical schools and provide a range of medical services to patients, while also serving as a teaching hospital for medical students and residents.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Tartu Ülikool's main services:

Tartu Ülikool's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Tartu Ülikool's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Tartu Ülikool's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Tartu Ülikool's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Tartu Ülikool's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Tartu Ülikool's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Tartu Ülikool is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Eesti Vabariigi Haridus-ja Teadusministeerium

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Tartu Ülikool's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Eesti Kõrg- ja Kutsehariduse Kvaliteediagentuur (EKKA)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Tartu Ülikool's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Coimbra Group
  • Utrecht Network
  • U4 Network

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Tartu Ülikool's Facebook page Tartu Ülikool's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Tartu Ülikool's X (formerly Twitter) page Tartu Ülikool's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Tartu Ülikool's YouTube channel Tartu Ülikool's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Tartu Ülikool's Instagram page Tartu Ülikool's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Tartu Ülikool's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


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