Participating Institute

University of Tartu
Institute of Family Medicine and Public Health
Puusepa 1a, 50406 Tartu, Estonia – University of Tartu – Faculty of Medicine – Institute of Family Medicine and Public Health

Why study at University of Tartu?

The University of Tartu is one of the oldest universities in Northern and Eastern Europe. It was founded in 1632 by King Gustavus Adoplhus of Sweden. The University of Tartu is the leading centre of research and training and the only classical university in Estonia.

Family Medicine is academic subjects in Estonia since 1992. Residency training of family medicine lasts four years and PhD studies also four years

What is possible:

  1.  Clerkship
  2.  Research Elective
  3. Medical curriculum at the University of Tartu lasts 6 years (360 credts) and there is also an international programme in medicine that is fully in English

Necessary language skills:
For a clerkship Estonian language skills must be good.
For a research elective a knowledge of the English language will be sufficient.

Assistance in Housing:
Accommodation in the university’s dormitories is possible. It is also possible to stay at the university hostel, rent a flat or use bed and breakfast-type accommodation.