Tallinn University is a modern and dynamic research university in Estonia with a leading role in promoting an intelligent lifestyle through education, research, and a unique collaboration across disciplines. The University views an intelligent lifestyle as making research-based decisions in order to improve society in general and the well-being of its citizens.
Tallinn University stands for the academic spirit and advances the regeneration capacity of Estonia by contributing to the preservation and prosperity of Estonian intelligentsia and democracy. The University develops its culture, maintains the national cultural heritage and supports the research culture in Estonian language, based on high-level international research. Tallinn University is the innovator of education and the promoter of research-based mindset in the society and in the organisation thereof.
The University’s strength constitutes a broad-based approach to the challenges of the 21th century, which integrates different research areas, innovation, rapid response capacity, active participation in society and openness to changes. Tallinn University participates in public discussions in Estonia and helps to create a more diverse research area, contributing to the ability of Estonia to function successfully while taking into account international developments.
Tallinn University’s mission is to support the sustainable development of Estonia through high-quality research, studies and creative work, public discussion, entrepreneurship, cooperation with the public and third sector, and promotion of academic partnership. The university’s academic activity centres around five focus fields: educational innovation, digital and media culture, cultural competences, healthy and sustainable lifestyle, and society and open governance.