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University Will Not Make You Wise

Why study at university? Professor Mihhail Lotman gives some surprising answers. Continue reading

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Why Universitas?

Semiotician Mihhail Lotman discusses three indispensable functions of a university: preparing specialists, radiating intellectual freedom into society, and advancing scientific research for the benefit of the future. Continue reading

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The University of Tartu in 2032

Three UT professors share their thoughts on the University of Tartu in 2032 and foresee: a female rector and bigger share of female professors; more male students in the student body; specialisation in teaching MOOCs; teaching most Master’s programmes in English. Continue reading

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University Milestones on a Timeline: 1632 – 2012

This is a virtual timeline with the milestones in the history of the University of Tartu from 1632 and up to the present. Continue reading

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The University from Another Point of View

Josephine Stapelbroek writes about her internship at the University of Tartu’s Protocol and International Relations Unit. Continue reading

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