Tartu is buzzing with international conferences this summer

Estonia’s second largest city and our main University town Tartu is buzzing with conferences this summer.

The busy conference season started already in May, when Tartu hosted biggest European museum event in 2022. European Museum of the Year Award (EMYA) 2022 Annual Conference and Awards Ceremony took place at the Estonian National Museum in Tartu from 4-7 May 2022.

In June the 7th Baltic and North Sea Conference on Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine brought together to Tartu PRM specialists from Baltic and the North Sea countries and abroad. The University of Tartu, the oldest and largest higher education institution in Estonia, hosted 10th International Symposium on Ecosystem Behavior.

In July, city planners come to Tartu for AESOP  (Planning Schools of Europe) Annual Congress, hosted by Estonian University of Life Sciences and International Urban Planning and Environment Congress, taking place at V Spa & Conference hotel.

In August, medics will be back in town for Forum Ophthalmologicum Balticum 2022 Conference and Estonian Dental Days. The largest Startup festival in Baltics, sTARTUp Day will also take place in Tartu at the end of August, expecting 4000 entrepreneurs, investors, innovators, and students to attend  the three-day festival with a marvelous stage program, effective matchmaking, hands-on seminars, demo area full of innovation and vibrant side events. Also the 4th EENPS 2022 -The East European Network for Philosophy of Science and European Actuarial Journal Conference 2022 will make their way to Tartu in August.

Also the autumn season looks promising, with the International Crane Conference 2022, 5th Saami Linguistics Symposium, Annual Conference of Nordic Association for Clinical Sexology , and Association of Nordic Theatre Scholars conference all booked in.

Tartu is the Estonia´s main centre of knowledge and study with the nation´s top universityas well as a number of other institutes, research centres, biotechnology industries and several software companies located there. Being home to globally-connected institutions such as Tartu University and the Estonian University of Life Sciences has made the ‘City of Good Thoughts’, as it’s called, a magnet for all kinds of international conferences, particularly those related to scientific and medical fields.  In 2024,  Tartu will hold the title of European Capital Of Culture, bringing it even more international visibility with more  than 300 various events in the City of Tartu and Southern Estonia.

Riine Tiigi

Marketing Manager