The University of Tartu is the oldest and largest higher education institution in Estonia and has been the centre of Estonian academic life for almost four centuries. It is ranked in the top 1.2% of the world’s universities making it one of the leading universities in Northern Europe. It is the leading research university in Estonia and the only Estonian-language universitas – comprehensive university – in the world. Its competitive advantages are internationality, the quality of teaching and research, and diversity. They support research projects in four broad areas: natural and exact sciences (realia et naturalia), medical sciences (medicina), social sciences (socialia) and humanities (humaniora).

Role in INCA: The University of Tartu team is leading WP6, is the leader of certain tasks in WP1, WP2, WP3, WP4 and WP10, and is participating in different tasks of WP3 and WP8.