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.
At the national Teacher of the Year Gala on 7 October, the winners of the Teacher of the Year awards were announced, and three educator’s lifetime achievement awards were presented. Two of the three lifetime achievement awards went to University of Tartu professors emeriti.
All university members are invited to nominate candidates who deserve to be awarded the university’s honorary decoration for their outstanding achievements.
The graduation ceremony of the Johan Skytte Institute for Political Studies will take place on June 19, 2024 at 11:00 in the assembly hall of the university's main building (Ülikooli 18, Tartu)
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.
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