University of Tartu
University of Tartu, together with the research group of Professor Teija Kuijala of Helsinki University have received the 2007 Philips Nordic Prize for research that may contribute to helping children with learning difficulties.
The Tallinn University was established on 18 March 2005 as the result of a merger of several universities and research institutes in Tallinn as well as the Estonian Academic Library. Its main strengths lie in the fields of humanities and social sciences, but it also has a strong and constantly growing component of natural and exact sciences, as well as a notable tradition of teacher training and educational research.The University consists of 6 faculties (Fine Arts, Educational Sciences, Physical Education, Philology, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Social Sciences), 2 academic institutes (Institute of History, Estonian Institute of Humanities), the Baltic Film and Media School as well as 4 research institutes (Institute of Estonian Demography, Institute of Ecology, Institute of Educational Research, Institute of International and Social Studies) and two regional colleges. At present, it has around 7000 students as well as more than 400 faculty members and research fellows, on the whole being the fastest growing university in the country.
Tartu University Library
Fulfilling some functions of national library together with the Estonian National Library, the Estonian Academic Library and the Archival Library of the Estonian Literary Museum, Tartu University Library collects and holds printed and other documents published in Estonia, creating as complete collections of these materials as possible. Current Estonian National Bibliography was compiled at Tartu University Library in the 1920s and 1930s. Tartu University Library is a member of the Consortium of Estonian Libraries Network (ELNET); the members of the Consortium use integrated information system INNOPAC and develop the unified e-catalogue ESTER. The library started using its own electronic catalogue INGRID in the end of 1994.
Etonian Information Technology College,Rävala pst
Etonian Information Technology College,Rävala pst offer the best applied IT education, tying high-tech knowledge to the practical needs of the information society, while being the axis of its development.
Estonian Academy of Arts
In 1914 Estonian Art Society founded Tallinn Industrial Art School, setting the objective to provide general education and speciality preparation in art and craft. It was the first and for some period also the only art school in Estonia. Several workshops were established, in autumn 1917 the school moved from temporary premises to the building at the address Tartu Road 1, where the school has existed throughout its entire history.In 1920s new workshops and departments were opened (study printery, sculpture, graphics, ceramics, metal, glass grinding and engraving, fabric weaving), which made studies essentially more versatile. Teaching staff included many persons, who had improved themselves in Europe (J. Koort, F. Sannamees, G. Reindorff, E. Taska etc). Besides applied skills drawing became more important art subject.
Estonian University of Life Sciences
The opening of Tartu University - Academia Gustaviana was a momentous event in the educational and cultural history of the Estonian nation. At the opening celebration of the University in 1632 Johan Skytte, a Swedish politician and the founder of the University wished that \"... even the peasants of this country could get their share of the watering springs of educational wealth.\" This was the beginning of agricultural education in Estonia.
Viljandi Culture Academy
University of Tartu Viljandi Culture Academy is a state owned applied higher educational institution that has provided specialized education since 1952. The school was initially founded in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, but was soon transferred to Viljandi, one of the most beautiful provincial towns in Estonia.At the moment Viljandi Culture Academy offer courses in such fields as theatrical art, dance, music, national handicraft, youth work as well as library and information sciences.
Tartu Art College
Tartu Art School is the only institution that is giving solely art-based vocational education in Estonia. Our aim is to give in 4 years universal art education that gives the graduates possibility to work as designers for SME’s, shops, fairs, etc. The objectives of Tartu Art School are to educate artists and designers who are able to design everyday visual environment and be independent artists/designers practicioners. The main aim is to provide graduates with neccesary knowledge and skills to be able to compete on the European labour market.
Minor Business School
Minor Business School Being the one-of-a-kind higher education institution of professional higher education in Estonia, MBs has a network of study centres covering the whole Estonia. It offers the possibility to obtain higher education in 12 study centres on the idea of "study at home." Study planning and supervising in Mainor Business School is coordinated by study department and by four institutes – Business Management Institute, Information Technology Institute, Applied Psychology Institute and Design Institute
International University Audents
In 1995 the first groups in higher education were started within the Audentes Group. Since then, the University has grown and has become the biggest private university in Estonia. The University is comprised of three academic schools: The School of Business, The School of Law and The School of Social Sciences and Humanities. All bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs are compiled with due regard to international perspectives and requirements. International University Audents mission is to Expand international opportunities by developing character, creativity and competences.
Institute of Law, University of Tartu
The Faculty of Law is one of the faculties at Tartu University which started its activities immediately after the establishment of the university in 1632. Tartu University now also provides legal education in Tallinn.Institute of Law, Tartu University opened its doors on July 1, 2002 with the aim of providing a competitive and broad academic education based on recognized European traditions and achievements in contemporary law.
Universitas Oeconomica Estonica
Universitas Oeconomica Estonica is mission is to provide enterprising people with academic knowledge and skills for its successful implementation.Goal of Universitas Oeconomica Estonica is to become an internationally recognised business school through the activities of our alumni and lecturers.