#318 Overall Influence

University of Tartu

University in the city of Tartu, Estonia

From Wikipedia

The University of Tartu is a university in the city of Tartu in Estonia. It is the national university of Estonia, and the only classical university in the country, and also its biggest and most prestigious university. It was founded under the name of Academia Gustaviana in 1632 by Baron Johan Skytte, the Governor-General of Swedish Livonia, Ingria, and Karelia, with the required ratification provided by his long-time friend and former student – from age 7 –, King Gustavus Adolphus, shortly before the king's death on 6 November in the Battle of Lützen , during the Thirty Years' War .

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What is University of Tartu known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

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Computer Science
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Earth Sciences
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Religious Studies
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Political Science
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Criminal Justice
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Social Work

Influential People

Who are University of Tartu's Most influential alumni?

University of Tartu 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Earth Sciences, Literature, and Biology

Richard Villems

Richard Villems

Estonian geneticist

Artur Sirk

Estonian lawyer

Vaino Vahing

Vaino Vahing

Estonian writer, prosaist, psychiatrist and playwright

Mati Unt

Mati Unt

Estonian writer, essayist and theatre director

Karl Ristikivi

Estonian writer

Tõnu Õnnepalu

Tõnu Õnnepalu

Estonian poet and author

Alexander Bronstein

Paul Kogerman

Estonian chemist and university teacher

Matvei Gedenschtrom

Russian explorer of Northern Siberia

Toomas Kukk

Toomas Kukk

Estonian botanist

Boris Meissner

German lawyer and social scientist

Evelin Ilves

First Lady of Estonia