The priority of research and development in the faculty is to ensure the sustainability of basic and applied science that meets the needs of society. We work on developing national research and development programs of line ministries and other stakeholders. As a partner and advisor to the European Union on research policy to address its global challenges. We are increasing the international visibility of the field.

Science in numbers, 2023

953 academic staff, including 266 foreign lecturers and researchers

92 professors

61 researchers who are among the 1% most cited researchers in their field

1484 publications, of which 1125 are high-level publications

250 new R&D projects

24 new Horizon 2020 projects

19 new research projects

11 patents

59 graduates in doctoral studies

The faculty’s main fields of research and development are science, engineering and life sciences, green energy, new materials and technologies, computer science, digital technologies, robotics, bio- and eco-technologies, synthetic biology, biodiversity, adaptation to climate and environmental changes, molecular and cell biology, genetics, genomics, biomedicine, chemistry, physics, and interdisciplinary research that bind natural sciences to other disciplines.

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Opening of the Estonian Centre of Excellence in Artificial Intelligence

Kadri Voorand

Musician Kadri Voorand to be the new Professor of Liberal Arts at the University of Tartu

Vabariigi Presidendi Kultuurirahastu preemiate laureaadid

Awards of the Cultural Foundation of the President of the Republic given to Hedvig Tamman and Liisa Rätsep