Welcome to Tartu – the City of Good Thoughts!
Tartu is a youthful city that has aged gracefully, retaining its many traditions. The city successfully combines a green and friendly enviroment with modern infrastructure and facilities, and is very compact and easily accessible.
Tartu is Estonia´s leading centre for education and research. The University of Tartu is one of the oldest universities in Northeastern Europe and is ranked in the top 3% of the world´s best universities. There are many R&D institututions that collaborate closely with each other and other companies.
At every corner in Tartu there are concert venues, exhibition halls, theatres, churches, musuem and charming little cafes, as well as various pubs and restaurants. Tartu also has a lively cultural scene with someting for every taste, including exciting live events and festivals taking place all year round.
There are many walking and health trails in the city and its outskirts, as well as many indoor and outdoor sports facilities. Nature reserves and nice picnic areas are just a 15-minute drive from the city.
It is easy to organise events or do business in Tartu! A vibrant and safe destination is waiting for you!