Tartu Observatory of the University of Tartu welcomes students interested in astronomy, environmental sciences, and space technology.

At Tartu Observatory, you can start an internship at either high school or university level. Often the internship turns into a research thesis.

Our researchers are available to supervise student theses at all levels of academic study. We also have a doctoral programme.

Courses and seminars

Doctoral programme


Student support

Get information about the UT Counselling Centre

Learn more


Tartu Observatory is a partner in many international projects.

Contact information

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Estonian space centre in Tõravere

Tartu Observatory is an Estonian space centre whose main task is research and development. We train young scientists in astronomy, remote sensing, and space technology.