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Contacts of UT units

Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Faculty phone: 
+372 737 5341
Faculty address: 
Jakobi 2, rooms 116–121, 51005 Tartu
  • Dean's Office
    Faculty phone: 
    + 372 737 5341
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 2, rooms 116–121, 51005 Tartu
  • Institute of History and Archaeology
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5651
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 2, 51005 Tartu
  • Institute of Estonian and General Linguistics
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5221
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 2, 51005 Tartu
  • Institute of Philosophy and Semiotics
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5314
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 2, rooms 309–352, 51005 Tartu
  • Institute of Cultural Research
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5223
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 16, 51003 Tartu
  • School of Theology and Religious Studies
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5301
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18–310, 50090 Tartu
  • College of Foreign Languages and Cultures
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 3, 51003 Tartu
  • Viljandi Culture Academy
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 435 5232
    Faculty address: 
    Posti 1, 71004 Viljandi
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty phone: 
+372 737 5957
Faculty address: 
Lossi 36, 51003 Tartu
  • Dean's Office
    Faculty phone: 
    + 372 737 5900
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 36, 51003 Tartu
  • Institute of Education
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 6440
    Faculty address: 
    Salme 1a–29, 50103 Tartu
  • Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5582
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 36–301, 51003 Tartu
  • School of Economics and Business Administration
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 6310
    Faculty address: 
    J. Liivi 4, 50409 Tartu
  • Institute of Psychology
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5902
    Faculty address: 
    Näituse 2, 50409 Tartu
  • School of Law
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5390
    Faculty address: 
    Näituse 20–324, 50409 Tartu
  • Institute of Social Studies
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5188
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 36, 51003 Tartu
  • Narva College
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 740 1900
    Faculty address: 
    Raekoja plats 2, 20307 Narva
  • Pärnu College
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 445 0520
    Faculty address: 
    Ringi 35, 80012 Pärnu
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty phone: 
+372 737 5326
Faculty address: 
Ravila 19, 50411 Tartu
  • Dean's Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5326
    Faculty address: 
    Ravila 19, 50411 Tartu
  • Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 4210
    Faculty address: 
    Biomeedikum, Ravila 19, 50411 Tartu
  • Institute of Pharmacy
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5286
    Faculty address: 
    Nooruse 1, 50411 Tartu
  • Institute of Dentistry
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 731 9856
    Faculty address: 
    Raekoja plats 6, 51003 Tartu
  • Institute of Clinical Medicine
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5323
    Faculty address: 
    L. Puusepa 8, 50406 Tartu
  • Institute of Family Medicine and Public Health
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 4190
    Faculty address: 
    Ravila 19, 50411 Tartu
  • Institute of Sport Sciences and Physiotherapy
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5360
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 5–205, 51005 Tartu
Faculty of Science and Technology
Faculty phone: 
+372 737 5820
Faculty address: 
Vanemuise 46–208, 51014 Tartu
  • Dean's Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5820
    Faculty address: 
    Vanemuise 46–208, 51005 Tartu
  • Institute of Computer Science
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5445
    Faculty address: 
    J. Liivi 2, 50409 Tartu
  • Estonian Marine Institute
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 671 8902
    Faculty address: 
    Mäealuse 14, 12618 Tallinn
  • Institute of Physics
    Faculty address: 
    W. Ostwaldi 1, 50411 Tartu
  • Institute of Chemistry
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5261
    Faculty address: 
    Ravila 14a, 50411 Tartu
  • Institute of Mathematics and Statistics
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5860
    Faculty address: 
    J. Liivi 2, 50409 Tartu
  • Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5011
    Faculty address: 
    Riia 23, 23b–134, 51010 Tartu
  • Tartu Observatory
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 4510
    Faculty address: 
    Observatooriumi 1, Tõravere, 61602 Tartumaa
  • Institute of Technology
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 4800
    Faculty address: 
    Nooruse 1, 50411 Tartu
  • Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5835
    Faculty address: 
    Vanemuise 46, 51003 Tartu
Institutions
  • Library
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5702
    Faculty address: 
    W. Struve 1, 50091 Tartu
  • Youth Academy
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5581
    Faculty address: 
    Uppsala 10, 51003 Tartu
  • Institute of Genomics
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 4000
    Faculty address: 
    Riia 23b, 51010 Tartu
  • Museum
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5674
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 25, 51003 Tartu
  • University of Tartu Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 6076
    Faculty address: 
    Vanemuise 46, 51003 Tartu
Support Units
  • Administrative Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5606
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18a, 51005 Tartu
  • Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 6339
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 3, III floor, 51003 Tartu
  • University Office in Tallinn
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 6600
    Faculty address: 
    Teatri väljak 3, 10143 Tallinn
  • Estates Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5137
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18a, 51005 Tartu
  • Finance Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5125
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 4, 51005 Tartu
  • Grant Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 6215
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 3, III floor, 51003 Tartu
  • Information Technology Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 6000, IT-help: +372 737 5500
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18a, 51005 Tartu
  • Human Resources Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5145
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18, rooms 302 and 304, 50090 Tartu
  • Internal Audit Office
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 17–103, 51005 Tartu
  • Marketing and Communication Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5687
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18, rooms 102, 104, 209, 210, 50090 Tartu
  • Office of Academic Affairs
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5620
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18, 50090 Tartu
  • Procurement Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 6632
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18a, 51005 Tartu
  • Rector's Strategy Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5600
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18, 50090 Tartu
  • Student Council
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5400
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18b, 51005 Tartu
Other Units
  • University of Tartu Academic Sports Club
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5371
    Faculty address: 
    Ujula 4, 51008 Tartu
  • Tartu Student Village
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 740 9959
    Faculty address: 
    Narva mnt 25, 51013 Tartu
  • Tartu Students’ Club
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 730 2400
    Faculty address: 
    Kalevi 24, 51010 Tartu
  • University of Tartu Press
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5945
    Faculty address: 
    W. Struve 1, 50091 Tartu
  • Tartu University Hospital
    Faculty address: 
    L. Puusepa 1a, 50406 Tartu
  • University of Tartu Foundation
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5852
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18, 50090 Tartu
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Our Team

Professor of Practical Philosophy Margit Sutrop is the Head of the Centre for Ethics since it was established in 2001. She holds an undergraduate degree in journalism and a master's in philosophy from University of Tartu, she got her PhD in Philosophy from Konstanz. She is a member of Academia Europaea. Her current research interests include moral and political philosophy, bioethics, business ethics, aesthetics and philosophy of education. From 2013 Margit also serves as the dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

E-mail: margit.sutrop [ät] ut.ee

Triin Paaver works for the Centre for Ethics since May 2006. She coordinates the Centre's everyday activities and finances, she also assists Professor Sutrop. She graduated from the department of semiotics of the University of Tartu in 2006. From 2017 to 2019 she studied at the Tallinn University of Technology and graduated with an MA degree in human recources management.
She is a member of Ethicsweb editorial team. From 2016 she is a member of the council for the Institute of Philosophy and Semiotics and a member of the board for the non-profit organisation Society of Philosophy Friends. 

E-mail: triin.paaver [ät] ut.ee

Kristi Lõuk works for the Centre for Ethics since 2003, starting August 2006 as a project manager. Her main task is co-ordinating the Centre's research work. Since January 2007, Kristi is a member of the Ethics Review Committee on Human Research of the University of Tartu. Kristi has a BA and MA in philosophy from the University of Tartu, she is currently working on her PhD. In the academic year 2004/2005, she studied at the University of Konstanz. In the Spring semester of 2015 she was visiting University of Amsterdam.

E-mail: kristi.louk [ät] ut.ee

Mari-Liisa Parder works in the Centre for Ethics as a project manager since September 2010. Her job includes public relations and the value developent project; she is also in charge of Ethicsweb. Mari-Liisa graduated in 2008 from University of Tartu in philosophy and in 2011 got her MA in communications management, she is currently doing her PhD. In Spring semester 2015 she was visiting Aarhus University Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research.

E-mail: mari-liisa.parder [ät] ut.ee

Katrin Velbaum worked at the Centre as a project manager in 2008 and 2009 and is now back from 2011. She coordinates various value development projects. Katrin has her MA in Philosophy from University of Tartu and is currently doing her PhD. In the academic year 2015/2016 she was visiting Ilia State University in Georgia.

E-mail: katrin.velbaum [ät] ut.ee

Nelli Jung works in the Centre as a project manager since January 2009. She coordinates various value development projects and develops Ethicsweb. Nelli has a MA in philosophy. During the academic year 2005/2006, she studied at the University of Konstanz.

E-mail: nelli.jung [ät] ut.ee

Helen Hirsnik works at the Centre as a project manager for Good School programme since August 2014. Her job is to co-ordinate the development of the Good School model and to help to organize related events. Helen has a MA from University of Tartu as Teacher of Several Subjects in Basic School. She has previously worked as a social pedagogue and is currently teaching social pedagogy in University of Tartu.

E-mail: helen.hirsnik [ät] ut.ee

Mari-Liis Nummert works in the Centre for Ethics as a project manager from October 2015. Her job entails coordinating the Good School model and events. Mari-Liis has graduated from Faculty of Theology in Tartu University and teachers studies in Tallinn University. As a Noored Kooli alumna Mari-Liis has taught history and social science in middle school and continues working as a social science teacher in Sillaotsa School.

E-mail: mari-liis.nummert [ät] ut.ee

Nele Punnar works in the Centre for Ethics as a project manager since October 2015. Her job is to develop the Good School model, put together the database of good practices and to help to organize related events. Nele has a MA in Education from University of Tartu as Primary School Teacher. She has previously worked as a basic school teacher and CPD coordinator.

E-mail: nele.punnar [ät] ut.ee

Tiia Kõnnussaar works at the Centre as a columnist and an editor since April 2015. Her main job is to write and edit columns and op-ed's on ethics, communicating to the public the work that the Centre does as well as editing books the Centre publish and Ethicsweb. Tiia has graduated from the University of Tartu with a MA in media and communication in 2007.

E-mail: tiia.konnussaar [ät] ut.ee

Mari-Liis Tina is an assistant in the Centre since March 2006. Her main task is organizing the library work, but also organizing various events. She has her BA in literature and cultural research and is currently doing MA in theater research.

E-mail: mari-liis.tina [ät] ut.ee

Heidy Meriste works in the Centre as an assistant from January 2013. She works at the libarary, writes for the Ethicsweb and helps out in the projects of the Centre. In the academic year 2010/2011 she was in Japan at the Kansai Gaidai University, she has a BA and MA in philosophy from the University of Tartu and is currently doing her PhD there.

E-mail: heidy.meriste [ät] ut.ee

Laura Lilles-Heinsar is an assistant in the Centre since September 2006. Her main tasks include working in the library and updating the Ethicsweb. She has her BA in theology.

E-mail: laura.lilles-heinsar [ät] ut.ee

Marten Juurik is an assistant in the Centre since August 2013. He is mainly involved with the development, editing and introducing of the methods of value education. Marten graduated University of Tartu in 2012 and got his BA in journalism and communication, he graduated with an MA in the same field in 2014.

E-mail: marten.juurik [ät] ut.ee

Õnne Allaje works in the Centre for Ethics as a project manager since January 2017. Her job tasks include communication management; introducing the value development programme and other projects to the public and creating content for Ethicsweb. Õnne graduated in 2016 from University of Tartu, major in communication management and minor in economics.

E-mail: onne.allaje [ät] ut.ee

Kertu Rajando works in the Centre for Ethics as an assistant since November 2017. Her job tasks include cataloguing of books and other prints in the library of the Centre for Ethics and Institute of Philosophy and Semiotics, deposition of books and magazines, organizing exposition of recent additions and performing other tasks. Kertu graduated from the University of Tartu in 2012 with a BA, major in philosophy and minor in psychology. In 2016 Kertu graduated from the University of Tartu with an MA in philosophy.

E-mail: kertu.rajando [ät] ut.ee