PhD Programmes in the Faculty of Medicine
The University of Tartu is Estonia's leading research and development institution with more than 1400 Doctoral students conducting reseach at the university each year.
- More than 100 doctoral degrees are defended annually (more than half of the total number in Estonia).
- Doctoral schools at the UT facilitate special projects, foster international collaboration and bring extra funding and support for PhD studies, including international seminars and practical skills training.
- UT belongs to the top 1% of the world's most-cited universities and research institutions in the fields of Clinical Medicine, Chemistry, Environment/Ecology, Plant and Animal Science, Geosciences, Social Sciences (general), Biology and Biochemistry and Engineering (ISI Web of Science 2016). A total of 38 UT scientist belong to the top 1% of most quoted scientists in the world (UT Science in Numbers).
A PhD programme lasts for 4 years and requires 240 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) to be earned for completion. Read more about regulations and organisation of PhD studies at the University of Tartu.
Read more about PhD Programmes in the Faculty of Medicine
* Some courses are delivered in Estonian. Learning of Estonian language during the studies is compulsory.
University of Tartu
Ülikooli 18, 50090
Phone (+372) 737 5625
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