Prof. Dr. Priit Sander
Prof. Dr. Irene Kull
The School of Economics and Business Administration (SEBA) is part of the Faculty of Social Sciences, with a history of more than 75 years of teaching business and economics. SEBA has a leading role in Estonian economic and business education with internationally qualified and experienced staff. Graduates of SEBA are confident and capable in all spheres of the economy, be it in finance, entrepreneurship, management or statistical analysis.
The University of Tartu is the birthplace and heart of higher education in Estonia. In the course of nearly four centuries it has become the driving force of Estonian academic spirit, culture and innovation. Founded in 1632, the University of Tartu is an internationally renowned, strong research university where students and researchers have a study and research environment comparable to the world’s best universities.
The face of the University of Tartu is that of its students, researchers, and lecturers. Here are Estonia’s best students and educators who have the ambition to change the world in their field of work. University of Tartu is home to 14 000 students, including 1000 international students from more than 80 countries. On average, the university awards 100 PhD degrees and university researchers publish about 3,000 scientific articles annually.
The strength of the university and results of its researchers are demonstrated by research cooperation with numerous research facilities from Europe to Asia, the University of Tartu’s position in the top 3% of the world’s best universities, and the high percentage of its´ researchers in the top 1% of the world’s most cited researchers.
The city of Tartu with its 100 000 habitants is very comfortable and compact place to live, study and make research. The furthest academic buildings are about three kilometres away from those in the town centre, but the compact town and good light-traffic roads make it quick and easy to move around on foot or by bike. Youthful student life keeps the townscape vibrant.
University of Tartu has four faculties – Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Science and Technology – each of which consists of several institutes, schools and colleges.
The School of Law is one of the four oldest faculties of the University of Tartu, where lawyers have been educated ever since alma mater as the classical universitas was founded. The School of Law favours an international and interdisciplinary approach having cooperation with number of European universities and research centers, participating in a multitude scientific projects. Its strength is that most of staff members practice law, the faculty works closely with the leading Estonian judicial institutions and associations such as the Supreme Court of Justice, the Estonian Bar Association, Financial Supervision Authority, etc.
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