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Tarton yliopisto (Tartu Ülikool)

The University of Tartu (UT) was founded in 1632. UT offers 195 research-based graduate and postgraduate degree programs anddeals with both fundamental and applied research. 13 400 students (including ca 1000 foreign students) study in 4 faculties (Artsand Humanities, Medicine, Science and Technology, Social Sciences). UT Library contains 4,1 million items. The University ofTartu (UT) belongs to the top 2% of the world’s best universities, ranking 314th in the QS World University Rankings 2017 andwithin the 301–350 range in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2017. UT is placed 3rd in the QSUniversity Rankings: Emerging Europe and Central Asia (QS EECA University Rankings 2018). UT accounts for more than a half of all the doctoral degrees conferred (122 in 2018), research publications, and national R&D financing in Estonia. According to ESI(Essential Science Indicators), UT belongs to the top 1% of the world’s most-cited universities and research institutions in nineresearch areas: Clinical Medicine, Plant and Animal Sciences, Chemistry, Social Sciences, Environmental Science and Ecology,Molecular Biology and Genetics, Biology and Biochemistry, Neuroscience and Behavioural Science, Psychiatry and Psychology. Atotal of 42 UT researchers belong to the top 1% of most-cited scientists in the world.

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