On 27 October, the University of Tartu senate decided to award the Johan Skytte medal to Margit Sutrop, member of the Riigikogu and Professor of Practical Philosophy at the University of Tartu. The highest award granted to university members, the University of Tartu Grand Medal, is given to two university researchers for services of particular value. Also, the recipients of the University of Tartu Star of Appreciation, Medal, Badge of Distinction and the decoration “100 Semesters at the University of Tartu” have been selected.
All university members are invited to nominate candidates who deserve to be awarded the university’s honorary decoration for their outstanding achievements.
The master thesis of Betti Marie Peterson defended within the MA program of the UT Contemporary Asian and Middle Eastern Studies got an award for the best work in 2023.
Based on the proposals submitted by students, the committee formed by the UT Student Union has chosen the recipients of the teaching staff of the year awards for 2022.
Rector of the University of Tartu Toomas Asser announced the university's contribution to society award, research award and language award and recipients of the teaching staff of the year award.
Today, on 19 January, at the university's teaching conference, Vice Rector for Academic Affairs Aune Valk presented the teaching awards and the teaching quality award of 2022.
The expatriate Estonian visiting professorship will be held by Annela Anger-Kraavi and Mart Kuldkepp.
On 1 December, the University of Tartu celebrates the 103rd anniversary of establishing the Estonian-language university.
Recipients of University of Tartu honorary decorations announced