Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Tartu linn,
Tartu linn, Tartumaa
EST
Anti Selart
Anti Selart
Dean
PhD (History)
+372 737 6506
+372 5340 6116 (6506)
Riho Altnurme
Riho Altnurme
Vice Dean for Research
dr. theol.
+372 5344 1310
Jakobi 2-127

Research interests:

  • history of theology in Estonia,
  • methodology and historiography of church history,
  • secularization,
  • interconfessional relations combined with national(ist) ideas,
  • Lutheran-Orthodox-Roman Catholic relations,
  • Baltic German heritage in Estonian context.

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

Anneli Saro
Anneli Saro
Vice Dean for Academic Affairs
PhD (Estonian Literature)
+372 5557 5657
Klaarika Marton
Klaarika Marton
Head of Dean's Office
+372 737 5424
+372 5562 2982 (5424)
Jakobi 2-116
Külli Kuusik
Külli Kuusik
Academic Affairs Senior Specialist
+372 737 5342
Jakobi 2-118
Heddy Haljak
Heddy Haljak
Academic Affairs Senior Specialist
+372 737 5344
Jakobi 2-118
Lii Lang
Lii Lang
Senior Specialist for Doctoral Studies and Projects 0.65 p
MA (Translation)
+372 737 5346
Jakobi 2-119
SM
Sander Mändoja
Communication and Marketing Manager
+372 737 6148
+372 5697 3176 (6148)
Jakobi 2-116
Lea Kivi
Lea Kivi
Marketing and Partnership Coordinator 0.8 p
+372 737 5306
Jakobi 2-118
Eva-Kaia Vabamäe
Eva-Kaia Vabamäe
Development and Communication Manager (employment contract suspended)
Ene Leius
Academic Affairs Specialist
+372 737 5656
Jakobi 2-215

Department of Archaeology

Chair of Archaeology

Valter Lang
Valter Lang
Academician, Professor of Archaeology
PhD (Archaeology)
Jakobi 2-205
Eve Rannamäe
Eve Rannamäe
Associate Professor of Archaeology
PhD (Archaeology)
Jakobi 2-203
Arvi Haak
Arvi Haak
Research Fellow in Archaeology 0.2 p
MA (Archaeology)
Jakobi 2-208
Mari Tõrv
Mari Tõrv
Research Fellow in Archaeology 0.5 p
PhD (Archaeology)
+372 737 5652
Jakobi 2-204

Chair of Laboratory Archaeology

Aivar Kriiska
Aivar Kriiska
Professor of Laboratory Archaeology
PhD (Archaeology)
Jakobi 2-206
Ester Oras
Ester Oras
Associate Professor of Archaeology 0.5 p
PhD
+372 737 5652
Jakobi 2-204

Centre for Archaeological Research and Infrastructure

Heiki Valk
Heiki Valk
Head of Centre, Professor of Archaeology
PhD (Archaeology)
+372 737 5653
Jakobi 2-209
Andres Tvauri
Andres Tvauri
Associate Professor of Archaeology
PhD (Archaeology)
+372 508 9803
Jakobi 2-202
Riina Rammo
Riina Rammo
Associate Professor of Archaeology
PhD (Archaeology)
+372 737 5659
Jakobi 2-208
Ragnar Saage
Ragnar Saage
Research Fellow in Archaeology
PhD (Archaeology)
Jakobi 2-208
Kristel Kajak
Kristel Kajak
Conservator
MSc (Preservation of Cultural Heritage)
+372 737 5659
Jakobi 2-208
Riina Vesi
Riina Vesi
Technician-Drawer
+372 737 5653
Jakobi 2-211

 

 

Department of Archival Studies

Aigi Rahi-Tamm
Aigi Rahi-Tamm
Head of Department, Professor of Archival Studies
PhD (History)
Jakobi 2-222
Kurmo Konsa
Kurmo Konsa
Associate Professor of Archival Studies (Preservation) 0.5 p
PhD (Information Science)
Jakobi 2-221
Olev Liivik
Olev Liivik
Associate Professor of Archival Studies 0.5 p
PhD (History)
Janet Laidla
Janet Laidla
Lecturer in Estonian History 0.5 p
PhD (History)
Jakobi 2-233
Toivo Kikkas
Junior Research Fellow in Estonian History 0.5 p
MA (Archival Studies)

Department of Estonian History

Tõnu-Andrus Tannberg
Tõnu-Andrus Tannberg
Head of Department, Academician, Professor of Estonian History
PhD (History)
+372 737 6510
Jakobi 2-220
Enn Küng
Enn Küng
Associate Professor of Estonian History (Early Modern and Modern History)
PhD (History)
+372 737 6509
Jakobi 2-231
Ago Pajur
Ago Pajur
Associate Professor of Estonian History (Contemporary History)
PhD (History)
+372 737 6509
Jakobi 2-231
Anu Raudsepp
Anu Raudsepp
Associate Professor of History Didactics 0.75 p, Programme Director
PhD (History)
+372 737 6509
Jakobi 2-231
Andres Andresen
Andres Andresen
Associate Professor of Estonian Modern History 0.75 p
PhD (History)
+372 737 6509
Jakobi 2-231
Janet Laidla
Janet Laidla
Lecturer in Estonian History 0.5 p, Programme Director
PhD (History)
Jakobi 2-233
Mihkel Truman
Junior Research Fellow in Estonian History 0.5 p
MA (History)
Mann Loper
Junior Research Fellow in History
MA (Teacher of History and Civics)
Ilmar Tammisto
Ilmar Tammisto
Junior Research Fellow in History 0.5 p
MA (Teacher of History and Civics)
Teele Saar
Junior Research Fellow in Estonian History 0.5 p
MA (History)

Department of Art History

Juhan Maiste
Juhan Maiste
Head of Department, Professor of Art History
PhD (Art Studies)
+372 737 6507
Ülikooli 18-024
Tõnis Tatar
Tõnis Tatar
Lecturer in Art History
PhD (History of Art)
+372 737 5655
Ülikooli 18-024
Krista Andreson
Krista Andreson
Visiting Lecturer 0.2 p
MA (History of Art)
+372 737 5655
Ülikooli 18-024
Anu Ormisson-Lahe
Anu Ormisson-Lahe
Junior Lecturer in Art History
MA (History of Art)
+372 737 5655
Ülikooli 18-024
Elis Pärn
Elis Pärn
Junior Research Fellow in Art History
MA (History of Art)
Kadri Asmer
Kadri Asmer
Referent 0.2 p
MA (History of Art)
+372 529 9994 (6166)
Ülikooli 18-024

Department of Contemporary History

Karin Veski
Karin Veski
Head of Department, Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary History
PhD (History)
+372 737 6504
Jakobi 2-223
Eero Medijainen
Professor of Contemporary History
PhD (History)
+372 737 6504
Jakobi 2-223
Olaf Mertelsmann
Olaf Mertelsmann
Professor of Eastern European History
PhD (Modern History)
+372 737 6504
Jakobi 2-223
Martin Klesment
Visiting Professor of Contemporary History 0.3 p
PhD (Demography)
Kaarel Piirimäe
Kaarel Piirimäe
Associate Professor of Contemporary History
PhD (History)
Jakobi 2-223
Jaak Valge
Associate Professor of Modern and Contemporary History 0.2 p
PhD (History)
+372 737 6504
Jakobi 2-223
Ivan Lavrentjev
Junior Research Fellow in Contemporary History 0.5 p
MA (Russian Studies)
+372 5387 7840

Department of General History

Mati Laur
Mati Laur
Head of Department, Professor of Modern History
PhD (History)
+372 737 5657
Jakobi 2-218
Anti Selart
Anti Selart
Professor of Medieval History
PhD (History)
+372 737 6506
+372 5340 6116 (6506)
Jakobi 2-225
Mait Kõiv
Associate Professor of General History (Ancient History)
PhD (History)
+372 737 5657
Jakobi 2-219
Marten Seppel
Marten Seppel
Associate Professor of Early Modern History
PhD (History)
+372 737 5657
Jakobi 2-219
Hannes Vinnal
Research Fellow in General History 0.4 p
PhD (History)
Jakobi 2-219
Madis Maasing
Madis Maasing
Research Fellow in Early Modern Period Studies
PhD (History)
+372 737 5657
Jakobi 2-219
Mihkel Mäesalu
Mihkel Mäesalu
Research Fellow in Medieval Studies
PhD (History)
+372 737 5657
Jakobi 2-219
Siim Mõttus
Junior Research Fellow in Genera History 0.5 p
(History)
Liina Lindström
Liina Lindström
Head of Institute
PhD (Estonian Language)
+372 513 8446 (8446)
Jakobi 2-443
Virve-Anneli Vihman
Virve-Anneli Vihman
Deputy Head of Development
PhD (Linguistics)
+372 5349 6820
Jakobi 2-416
Tiia Margus
Tiia Margus
Coordinator
+372 737 5221
+372 5621 1096 (5221)
Jakobi 2-433
Enel Põld
Specialist of Marketing and Communications
(Estonian Language)
Jakobi 2-432

Department of Estonian

Liina Lindström
Liina Lindström
Head of Department, Professor of Modern Estonian Language
PhD (Estonian Language)
+372 513 8446 (8446)
Jakobi 2-443
Karl Pajusalu
Karl Pajusalu
Academician, Professor of History and Dialects of Estonian Language
PhD (Finno-Ugric Languages)
+372 526 7733 (6124)
Jakobi 2-425
Külli Habicht
Külli Habicht
Associate Professor of Estonian Language
PhD (Estonian Language)
Jakobi 2-444
Pire Teras
Pire Teras
Associate Professor of Estonian Phonetics, Programme Director for Estonian and Finno-Ugric Linguistics, Programme Director for Estonian and Finno-Ugric Linguistics
PhD (Estonian Language)
Jakobi 2-411
Andra Rumm
Andra Rumm
Lecturer in Estonian Language 0.5 p, Research Fellow 0.5 p
PhD (General Linguistics)
Jakobi 2-407
Sulev Iva
Sulev Iva
Lecturer in South Estonian Language and Culture 0.5 p
PhD (Finnic Languages)
+372 737 5422
Jakobi 2-413
Ann Siiman
Ann Siiman
Lecturer in Estonian Language 0.5 p
PhD (Estonian Language)
Helen Plado
Helen Plado
Lecturer in Estonian Language 0.5 p, Research Fellow in Estonian Language 0.5 p
PhD (Estonian Language)
Jakobi 2-426
Katrin Kern
Katrin Kern
Teacher of Estonian Language Editing and Stylistics 0.5 p
Jakobi 2-439
Külli Prillop
Research Fellow in Estonian Phonology
PhD (Estonian Language)
Jakobi 2-445
Mariann Proos
Mariann Proos
Research Fellow in Semantics
PhD (General Linguistics)
Jakobi 2-446
Rodolfo Basile
Rodolfo Basile
Junior Research Fellow in Estonian and Finno-Ugric Linguistics 0.5 p
MA
Jakobi 2-431
Aet Kuusik
Junior Research Fellow in Linguistics
MA (Language Editor)
Helena Lemendik
Junior Research Fellow in Linguistics
MA (Linguistics and Language Editing)
Kristiina Vaik
Kristiina Vaik
Junior Research Fellow in Estonian and Finno-Ugric Linguistics
MA (Computational Linguistics)
Jakobi 2-431
Carl Eric Simmul
Junior Research Fellow in Estonian and Finno-Ugric Linguistics 0.8 p
MA (Estonian Language)
Jakobi 2-431
Eva Velsker
Editor 0.25 p
PhD (Estonian Language)
+372 5340 6925
Jakobi 2-439

Phonetics Lab

Eva Liina Asu-Garcia
Associate Professor of Phonetics 0.5 p
PhD (Phonetics)
+372 737 6512
Jakobi 2-409
Pärtel Lippus
Pärtel Lippus
Associate Professor of Estonian Phonetics
PhD (Estonian Language)
+372 737 6512
Jakobi 2-408
Tuuli Tuisk
Tuuli Tuisk
Research Fellow in Phonetics of Finnic Languages
PhD (Finnic Languages)
+372 737 6512
Jakobi 2-409
Anton Malmi
Anton Malmi
Junior Research Fellow in Estonian and Finno-Ugric Linguistics
Jakobi 2–409
Katrin Leppik
Katrin Leppik
Junior Research Fellow in Estonian and Finno-Ugric Linguistics 0.5 p
MA (General Linguistics)
Jakobi 2–409
Helen Türk
Helen Wilbur
Research Fellow in Phonetics (employment contract suspended) 0.5 p
PhD (General Linguistics)

Laboratory of Spoken and Computer Mediated Communication

Andriela Rääbis
Andriela Rääbis
Research Fellow in Spoken Language
PhD (General Linguistics)
+372 737 6163
Jakobi 2-407
Tiit Hennoste
Tiit Hennoste
Research Fellow in Spoken Language and Conversation Analysis
PhD (Estonian Language)
+372 737 6163
Jakobi 2-407
Andra Annuka-Loik
Junior Research Fellow in Estonian and Finno-Ugric Linguistics 0.5 p
(Estonian Language)

Centre for Estonian Orthography and Composition

Riina Reinsalu
Riina Reinsalu
Head of Centre, Lecturer in Estonian Text Linguistics
PhD (Estonian Language)
Jakobi 2-404

Centre for South Estonian Language and Culture Studies

Eva Saar
Coordinator 0.3 p
PhD (Finnic Languages)
+372 737 5422
Jakobi 2-413

Department of Finno-Ugric Studies

Gerson Klumpp
Gerson Stefan Klumpp
Head of Department, Professor of Finno-Ugric Languages, Programme Director for Estonian and Finno-Ugric Languages
PhD (Finno-Ugric Philology)
+372 737 6537
Jakobi 2-415
Elena Markus
Elena Markus
Associate Professor of Finnic Languages
cand (Philology)
Jakobi 2-405
Fedor Rozhanskiy
Fedor Rozhanskiy
Associate Professor of Finno-Ugric Languages
cand (Philology)
Jakobi 2-410
Nikolay Kuznetsov
Lecturer in Finno-Ugric Languages 0.9 p
PhD (Uralic languages)
Krisztina Toth
Visiting Lecturer in Hungarian Language
mag (Hungarian Language and Literature)
+372 737 5220
Jakobi 2-420
Margit Kuusk
Margit Kuusk
Teacher in Finnish Language and Culture
MA (Finnic Languages)
Jakobi 2-420
Miina Norvik
Miina Norvik
Lecturer in Finnic Languages (employment contract suspended) 0.5 p, Research Fellow in Finnic Languages
PhD (Finnic Languages)
Valts Ernštreits
Research Fellow in Livonian 0.1 p
PhD (Finnic Languages)
Jakobi 2-413
Eva Saar
Research Fellow in Finnic Languages 0.7 p
PhD (Finnic Languages)
+372 737 5422
Jakobi 2-413
Petar Dimitrov Kehayov
Research Fellow in Finno-Ugric Syntax
PhD (Estonian Language)
Eda-Riin Tuuling
Eda-Riin Tuuling
Junior Research Fellow 0.5 p
MA (Finno-Ugric Languages)
Jakobi 2-418
Marili Tomingas
Marili Tomingas
Junior Research Fellow 0.5 p
MA (Finnish Language and Culture)
Jakobi 2-418
Triin Todesk
Triin Todesk
Junior Research Fellow
MA (Finno-Ugric Languages)
Jakobi 2-430
Iuliia Zubova
Iuliia Zubova
Junior Research Fellow in Finno-Ugric Studies
MSc (Fundamental and Applied Linguistics)
Jakobi 2-418
Merit Niinemägi
Junior Research Fellow in Saami Languages 0.6 p
MA (Finno-Ugric Languages)
Jakobi 2-418
Andrea Nagy
Andrea Nagy
Academic Affairs Specialist
+372 737 5423
Jakobi 2-432

Department of General Linguistics

Renate Pajusalu
Renate Pajusalu
Head of Department, Professor of General Linguistics
PhD (Estonian Language)
Jakobi 2-403
Kadri Muischnek
Kadri Muischnek
Associate Professor of Computational Linguistics 0.5 p
PhD (Estonian Language)
+372 737 6544
Jakobi 2-426
Ilona Tragel
Associate Professor of General Linguistics
PhD (General Linguistics)
526 4065 (3356)
Jakobi 2-442
Ann Veismann
Ann Veismann
Lecturer in Estonian and General Linguistics, Programme Director for Estonian and Finno-Ugric Linguistics
PhD (General Linguistics)
Jakobi 2-402
Helen Hint
Helen Hint
Lecturer in Academic Literacy 0.25 p, Research Fellow 0.75 p
PhD (General Linguistics)
+372 737 6022
Jakobi 2-430, Jakobi 2-430
Piia Taremaa
Piia Taremaa
Research Fellow in General Linguistics
PhD (General Linguistics)
Jakobi 2-446
Andrea Nagy
Andrea Nagy
Academic Affairs Specialist
+372 737 5423
Jakobi 2-432
Maria Reile
Maria Reile
Research Fellow in Experimental Pragmatics
PhD (General Linguistics)
Jakobi 2-446
Aimi Pikksaar
Junior Research Fellow in Estonian and Finno-Ugric Linguistics 0.5 p
MA (General Linguistics)
Jakobi 2-406
Agu Bleive
Junior Research Fellow in Estonian and Finno-Ugric Linguistics 0.65 p
MA (Finno-Ugric Languages)
Jakobi 2-439
Heili Orav
Heili Orav
Research Fellow in General Linguistics (employment contract suspended) 0.1 p
PhD (General Linguistics)
+372 737 6143

Department of Applied Linguistics

Birute Klaas-Lang
Birute Klaas-Lang
Head of Department, Professor of Estonian as Foreign Language
cand (Philology)
+372 737 5225
+372 506 9749 (5225)
Jakobi 2-434
Raili Pool
Raili Pool
Associate Professor of Estonian as Foreign Language
PhD (Estonian Language)
Jakobi 2-437
Virve-Anneli Vihman
Virve-Anneli Vihman
Associate Professor of Psycholinguistics
PhD (Linguistics)
+372 5349 6820
Jakobi 2-416
Kristiina Praakli
Kristiina Praakli
Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics
PhD (Estonian Language)
Madis Arukask
Madis Arukask
Associate Professor of Estonian Language and Culture for Non-Estonians 0.25 p
PhD (Estonian and Comparative Folklore)
+372 737 6544
Jakobi 2-435
Mare Kitsnik
Mare Kitsnik
Associate Professor of Estonian as Foreign Language
PhD (Linguistics)
Kadri Koreinik
Kadri Koreinik
Associate Professor of Sociology of Language
PhD (Sociology)
Jakobi 2-416
Maarika Teral
Lecturer in Estonian as Foreign Language
PhD (Estonian Language)
Jakobi 2-436
Maigi Vija
Junior Lecturer in Literacy Education, Programme Director
MA (Estonian Language)
Jakobi 2-429
Yana Sliusarenko
Visiting Research Fellow
Kati Käpp
Junior Research Fellow in Linguistics
MA (Teacher of Estonian Language and Literature)
Diana Vender
Junior Research Fellow in Linguistics
MA (Teacher of Languages in a Multilingual School)
Ülle Niin
Academic Affairs Specialist
+372 737 5227
Jakobi 2-432
Svea Tarkin
Project Manager of the Educational Programme (EKM Project) 0.8 p
MA (Estonian Language)
Jakobi 2-436
Martin Ehala
Associate Professor of Sociolinguistics (employment contract suspended) 0.2 p
PhD

Centre for Digital Humanities and Information Society, University of Tartu

Liina Lindström
Liina Lindström
Head of Centre
PhD (Estonian Language)
+372 513 8446 (8446)
Jakobi 2-443
Siim Orasmaa
Lecturer in Computational Linguistics 0.25 p
PhD (Computer Science)
Joshua Wilbur
Joshua Wilbur
Visiting Lecturer in Digital Humanities
PhD (General Linguistics)
Artjoms Šela
Research Fellow in Digital Humanities 0.1 p
PhD (Russian Literature)
Peeter Tinits
Peeter Tinits
Specialist of Digital Humanities 0.4 p
MA (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
Bruno Mölder
Head of Institute
PhD (Philosophy)
+372 737 6619
+372 737 6319
Jakobi 2-321
Margot Must
Marketing and Communications Specialist 0.8 p
MA (European Studies)

Department of Philosophy

Bruno Mölder
Head of Department
PhD (Philosophy)
+372 737 6619
Jakobi 2-321

Chair of History of Philosophy

Roomet Jakapi
Head of Chair, Associate Professor of History of Philosophy
PhD (Philosophy)
Jakobi 2-325
Andrus Tool
Lecturer in History of Philosophy 0.75 p
PhD (Philosophy)
Jakobi 2-324
Toomas Lott
Research Fellow in History of Philosophy 0.2 p
PhD (Philosophy)
Jakobi 2-325

Chair of Intellectual History

Jaanus Sooväli
Research Fellow in Intellectual History
PhD (Philosophy)
Jakobi 2-325

Chair of Practical Philosophy

Kadri Simm
Head of Chair, Associate Professor of Practical Philosophy
PhD (Philosophy)
Jakobi 2-328
Blond naeratav naine heleda jakiga
Margit Sutrop
Professor of Practical Philosophy 0.5 p
PhD (Philosophy)
+372 737 5327
+372 520 7183
Jakobi 2-332
Siobhan Kattago
Associate Professor of Practical Philosophy
PhD (Sociology)
Jakobi 2-328
Francesco Orsi
Associate Professor of Theoretical Ethics
PhD (Philosophy)
Jakobi 2-326
Mats Volberg
Research Fellow in Practical Philosophy 0.2 p
PhD (Philosophy)
Jakobi 2-326
Andrey Gavrilin
Junior Research Fellow in Philosophy
MA (Philosophy)
Jakobi 2-326
Emmi Jennina Kaaya
Junior Research Fellow in Practical Philosophy
MA (Philosophy)

Chair of Theoretical Philosophy

Bruno Mölder
Professor of Philosophy of Mind
PhD (Philosophy)
+372 737 6619
Jakobi 2-321
Alexander Stewart Davies
Associate Professor of Theoretical Philosophy, Programme Director for Philosophy
PhD (Philosophy)
Uku Tooming
Research Fellow in Theoretical Philosophy, Programme Director
PhD (Philosophy)
Jakobi 2-321
Vivian Puusepp
Research Fellow in Theoretical Philosophy 0.5 p
PhD (Philosophy)
Jakobi 2-328
Nikolai Shurakov
Junior Research Fellow in Philosophy 0.5 p
MA (Philosophy)
Jakobi 2-321

Chair of Philosophy of Science

Jaana Eigi-Watkin
Acting Head of Chair, Research Fellow in Philosophy of Science
PhD (Philosophy)
Endla Lõhkivi
Associate Professor of Philosophy of Science
PhD (Philosophy)
Jakobi 2-323
Ave Mets
Research Fellow in Philosophy of Science
PhD (Philosophy)
Jakobi 2-323
Riin Kõiv
Research Fellow in Philosophy
PhD (Philosophy)

Department of Semiotics

Timo Maran
Head of Department, Professor of Ecosemiotics and Environmental Humanities
PhD (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
+372 737 6139
Jakobi 2-311
Kalevi Kull
Professor of Biosemiotics
cand (Biology)
+372 737 5933
Peeter Torop
Professor of Semiotics of Culture
PhD (Philology)
+372 737 6155
Jakobi 2-308
Mihhail Lotman
Visiting Professor 0.2 p
PhD (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
+372 737 5934
Jakobi 2-307
Elin Sütiste
Associate Professor of Semiotics
PhD (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
+372 737 6154
Jakobi 2-314
Andreas Ventsel
Associate Professor of Semiotics
PhD (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
+372 5562 9976
Jakobi 2-314
Maarja Ojamaa
Associate Professor of Semiotics
PhD (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
Jakobi 2-314
Silvi Salupere
Lecturer in Semiotics
PhD (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
+372 737 6154
Jakobi 2-314
Anti Randviir
Lecturer in Semiotics, Programme Director for Semiotics and Culture Studies
PhD (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
+372 737 5934
Jakobi 2-309
Silver Rattasepp
Research Fellow in Semiotics 0.5 p
PhD (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
Jakobi 2-304
Ott Puumeister
Research Fellow in Semiotics
PhD (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
Nelly Mäekivi
Research Fellow in Semiotics
PhD (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
Jakobi 2-302
Aleksandr Fadeev
Research Fellow in Semiotics 0.2 p
PhD (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
Tatjana Menise
Research Fellow in Media Semiotics
PhD (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
Tiit Remm
Research Fellow in Semiotics, Programme Director for Semiotics, Programme Director for Semiotics and Culture Studies (BA), Programme Director for Semiotics and Culture Studies (MA)
PhD (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
Jakobi 2-302
Riin Magnus
Research Fellow in Semiotics 0.75 p
PhD (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
Jakobi 2-302
Mari-Liis Madisson
Research Fellow in Semiotics 0.3 p
PhD (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
Jakobi 2-313
Hongjin Song
Junior Research Fellow in Semiotics and Culture Studies
MA (Semiotics)
Jakobi 2-304
Lona Päll
Junior Research Fellow in Semiotics 0.5 p
MA (Folklore)
Siiri Tarrikas
Junior Research Fellow in Semiotics and Culture Studies
MA (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
Jakobi 2-304
Erik Georg William Kõvamees
Junior Research Fellow in Semiotics and Culture Studies 0.5 p
MA (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
Jakobi 2-314
Tuuli Pern
International Relations Specialist 0.5 p
MA (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
+372 737 5954
Ulvi Urm
Executive Secretary
+372 737 5933
Jakobi 2-317

Centre for Semiotic Applications, University of Tartu

Ulla Juske
Administrative Manager
MA (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
Jakobi 2-314

Centre for Ethics

Blond naeratav naine heleda jakiga
Margit Sutrop
Head of Centre
PhD (Philosophy)
+372 737 5327
+372 520 7183
Jakobi 2-332
Naeratav naine sinise kleidiga
Mari-Liisa Parder
Research Fellow in Ethics 0.6 p, Research Projects Coordinator 0.4 p
PhD (Media and Communication)
+372 737 5426
Jakobi 2-330
Prillidega naine beeži jakiga
Heidy Meriste
Junior Research Fellow in Ethics 0.5 p, Personal Assistant 0.5 p
MA (Philosophy)
jakobi 2-329
Marten Juurik
Junior Research Fellow in Ethics 0.25 p
MA (Journalism)
+372 737 5426
Jakobi 2-330
Naeratav blond naine musta jakiga
Triin Paaver
Administrative Manager of the Centre for Ethics
MA (Personnel and Development)
+372 737 5427
Jakobi 2-331
Anu Tammeleht
Anu Tammeleht
Methodologist-Trainer of Research Ethics 0.5 p
Jakobi 2-329
Blond naine kirju jakiga
Helen Hirsnik
Values Development Consultant for Schools and Kindergartens 0.8 p
Kirju särgiga naeratav naine
Kristi Lõuk
Project Manager 0.15 p
MA (Philosophy)
+372 737 5426
Jakobi 2–329
Õnne Allaje-Kukk
Specialist for Communication
+372 5308 4099
Jakobi 2-329
Katrin Velbaum
Project Manager (employment contract suspended) 0.5 p
MA (Philosophy)
Art Leete (foto: A. Tennus)
Art Leete
Head of Institute
PhD (Estonian and Comparative Folklore)
+372 737 6257
Reet Aus
Reet Aus
Visiting Professor of Liberal Arts
PhD (Art and Design)
Hille Roots
Doctoral Studies Specialist
+372 737 5224
Ülikooli 16-108
Anastasiya Astapova
Anastasiya Astapova
Deputy Head of Institute (employment contract suspended)
PhD (Estonian and Comparative Folklore)

Department of Literature and Theatre Research

Arne Merilai
Arne Merilai
Head of Department
cand (Philology)
+372 737 5219
Ülikooli 16-110

Chair of Estonian Literature

Arne Merilai
Arne Merilai
Professor of Estonian Literature
cand (Philology)
+372 737 5219
Ülikooli 16-110
Mart Velsker
Mart Velsker
Associate Professor of Estonian Literature
PhD (Estonian Literature)
+372 737 5219
Ülikooli 16-110
Jaak Tomberg
Jaak Tomberg
Associate Professor of Estonian Literature
PhD (Comparative Literature)
Ülikooli 16-112
Andrus Org
Andrus Org
Lecturer in Estonian Literature
PhD (Estonian Literature)
Ülikooli 16-107
Tetyana Kasima
Junior Research Fellow in Comparative Literature
MA (Comparative Literature)
Indrek Ojam
Junior Research Fellow in Estonian Literature 0.5 p
MA (Estonian Literature)
Michelle Theresa Mueller
Assistant of the Project EWOD 0.2 p
MA (Estonian as Foreign Language)

Chair of Comparative Literature

Liina Lukas_Ku instituut
Liina Lukas
Head of Chair, Professor of Comparative Literature
PhD (Comparative Literature)
+372 737 6533
Ülikooli 16-113
Kairit Kaur
Research Fellow in Comparative Literature 0.5 p
PhD (Comparative Literature)
Saara Lotta Linno
Junior Research Fellow in Comparative Literature 0.5 p
MA (Comparative Literature)
Lauri Pilter
Lauri Pilter
Editor
PhD (English Language and Literature)
+372 737 6533
Ülikooli 16-113
Elica Matteo Krikk_Ku instituut
Elica Mateo Krikk
Academic Affairs Specialist 0.4 p
+372 737 5319

Chair of Theatre Research

Anneli Saro
Anneli Saro
Professor of Theatre Research
PhD (Estonian Literature)
Hedi-Liis Toome
Lecturer in Theatre Research, Programme Director, Programme Director
PhD (Theatric Science)
Riina Oruaas
Junior Lecturer in Theatre Research
MA (Theatric Science)
Ülikooli 16-114
Aivi Reimand
Academic Affairs Specialist
+372 737 5219
Ülikooli 16-111

Literary Theory and Intermedial Studies

Marina Grišakova
Marina Grišakova
Head of Chair, Professor of Literary Theory
PhD (Comparative Literature)
+372 737 6533
Ülikooli 16-116B
Siim Sorokin
Research Fellow in Culture Studies 0.85 p
PhD (Folklore)
Silvia Kurr
Junior Research Fellow in Literary Theory 0.5 p
MA (Literature, Visual Culture and Film Studies)
Mattia Bellini
Junior Research Fellow in Comparative Literature 0.5 p
mag (Modern Humanities)
Elica Matteo Krikk_Ku instituut
Elica Mateo Krikk
Academic Affairs Specialist 0.4 p
+372 737 5319
Marzia Beltrami
Research Fellow in Comparative Literature (employment contract suspended)
PhD (Italian Literature)

Chair of UNESCO

Kristin Kuutma
Head of Chair, Professor of Cultural Studies
PhD (Nordic Philology)
Ülikooli 16-211
Elo-Hanna Seljamaa
Elo-Hanna Seljamaa
Associate Professor of Estonian and Comparative Folklore 0.5 p, Programme Director for Folkloristics and Applied Heritage Studies
PhD
+372 5380 3961
Siarhiej Makarevich
Junior Research Fellow in Ethnology
MA (Folkloristics and Applied Heritage Studies)
Kristiina Porila
Kristiina Porila
UNESCO Cooperation Specialist (employment contract suspended) 0.4 p
MA (European Ethnology)

Department of Estonian and Comparative Folklore

Risto Järv
Associate Professor of Estonian and Comparative Folklore 0.2 p
PhD (Estonian and Comparative Folklore)
Jonathan Roper
Jonathan Roper
Associate Professor of English and Comparative Folklore
PhD (English Cultural Tradition)
+372 737 5304
Ülikooli 16-206
Madis Arukask
Madis Arukask
Associate Professor of Estonian and Comparative Folklore 0.75 p
PhD (Estonian and Comparative Folklore)
Jakobi 2-435
Ergo-Hart Västrik
Ergo-Hart Västrik
Lecturer in Estonian and Comparative Folkloristics 0.2 p
PhD (Estonian and Comparative Folklore)
+372 737 6214
Ülikooli 16-205
Liisi Laineste
Research Fellow in Folkloristics 0.1 p
PhD (Estonian and Comparative Folklore)
Margaret Lyngdoh
Margaret Lyngdoh
Research Fellow in Folkloristics
PhD (Literature and Cultural Research)
Kristel Kivari
Research Fellow in Estonian and Comparative Folklore
PhD (Folklore)
Ülikooli 16-213
Tiina Sepp
Visiting Research Fellow 0.75 p
PhD (Estonian and Comparative Folklore)
Ilia Magin
Junior Research Fellow in Folkloristics
MA (Folkloristics and Applied Heritage Studies)
Maili Pilt
Specialist 0.5 p
MA (Estonian and Comparative Folklore)
+372 737 5304
Ülikooli 16-207
Pihla Maria Siim
Assistant
MA (Folklore)
+372 737 6256
Ülikooli 16-213
Anastasiya Astapova
Anastasiya Astapova
Associate Professor of Folkloristics (employment contract suspended)
PhD (Estonian and Comparative Folklore)

Department of Ethnology

Art Leete (foto: A. Tennus)
Art Leete
Professor of Ethnology, Programme Director for Literature and Cultural Research
PhD (Estonian and Comparative Folklore)
+372 737 6257
Ülikooli 16-211
Ene Kõresaar
Professor of Oral History and Memory Studies
PhD (Ethnology)
+372 737 5214
Ülikooli 16-206
Ester Bardone
Lecturer in Ethnology, Programme Director
PhD (Ethnology)
Ülikooli 16-211
Jana Reidla
Research Fellow in Ethnology, Programme Director
PhD (Ethnology)
Paulina Vitušcanka
Junior Research Fellow in Ethnology
MA (Folkloristics and Applied Heritage Studies)
Rebeka Põldsam
Junior Research Fellow in Ethnology
MA (Contemporary Art Theory)
Reet Ruusmann
Project Manager
MA (Ethnology)
+372 737 5654
Ülikooli 16-204

Centre for Oriental Studies

Vladimir Sazonov
Associate Professor of Ancient Near Eastern Studies 0.1 p
PhD (History)
Peeter Espak
Associate Professor of Sumerian Mythology and Literature 0.1 p
PhD (Theology)
Teet Toome
Teet Toome
Librarian 0.2 p
MA (Comparative Literature)
Ülikooli 18-226

Arctic Studies Centre

Art Leete (foto: A. Tennus)
Art Leete
Head of Centre
PhD (Estonian and Comparative Folklore)
+372 737 6257
Eva Toulouze
Research Fellow in Ethnology 0.5 p
PhD (Finno-Ugric Philology)
Roland Karo
Roland Karo
Head of School
dr. theol.
+372 737 5962

Research interests:

  • systematic theology,
  • science-and-religion dialogue in general and the neuropsychology of religion and ritual behavior in particular,
  • neuropsychological links between human sexuality and spirituality.

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

Urmas Nõmmik
Urmas Nõmmik
Vice Head of School
dr.theol.habil.
+372 737 5962
+372 503 6326

Research interests:

  • form history of the Ancient Hebrew and West Semitic literature (wisdom, psalms, prophetic literature, narratives),
  • history of traditions and religion of Ancient Israel in the first and second temple periods,
  • exegesis, hermeneutics and theology of the Old Testament / Hebrew Bible,
  • literary, form and reception history of the Book of Job.

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

Kairi Ots
Kairi Ots
Coordinator 0.8 p
+372 737 5301
Ülikooli 18-310
Angela Aav
Angela Aav
Academic Affairs Specialist
+372 737 5300
Ülikooli 18-310

Chair of Church History

Riho Altnurme
Riho Altnurme
Professor of Church History
dr. theol.
+372 5344 1310
Ülikooli 18-312

Research interests:

  • history of theology in Estonia,
  • methodology and historiography of church history,
  • secularization,
  • interconfessional relations combined with national(ist) ideas,
  • Lutheran-Orthodox-Roman Catholic relations,
  • Baltic German heritage in Estonian context.

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

Priit Rohtmets
Priit Rohtmets
Associate Professor of Church History
PhD (Theology)

Research interests:

  • Estonian, Baltic, and Scandinavian church history in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries,
  • state-church relations,
  • the history of Orthodox Churches in the Baltic states and in the Balkans,
  • the relationship between nationalism and religion in Northern Europe,
  • the ecumenical movement in the Baltic states and Scandinavia. 

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

James Matthew White
Research Fellow in Church History
PhD
Ülikooli 18-313

Research interests:

  • history of the Orthodox Church in imperial Russia, inter-war Estonia, and the Soviet Union,
  • history of the Old Believers and edinoverie,
  • history of confessional pluralism and diversity,
  • history of freedom of conscience and religious toleration,
  • history of the Estonian Swedes.

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

 

inimene
Liina Eek
Research Fellow in Church History 0.15 p
PhD (Religious Studies)

Research interests:

  • sociological studies of religion in the contemporary Estonian Orthodox Church,
  • conciliarity (sobornost) in the contemporary Estonian Orthodox Church.

CV and publications in Estonian Research Information System

Alison Ruth Kolosova
Alison Ruth Kolosova
Research Fellow in Church History 0.5 p
PhD (Theology)

Research interests: 

  • Orthodox church history and theology,
  • history of the Russian Orthodox Church, particularly among Russia’s non-Slavic peoples in the imperial period,
  • intercultural theology,
  • interfaith dialogue,
  • missiology,
  • ecumenical relations.

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

inimene
Andrei Shishkov
Junior Research Fellow in Theology
(Physics)

Research interests:

  • contemporary Orthodox theology
  • political theology
  • ecclesiology
  • eco-theology
  • theo-aesthetics
  • philosophy of speculative realism

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

Chair of Systematic Theology

Anne Kull
Anne Kull
Professor of Systematic Theology
PhD (Theology)
+372 737 5964
Ülikooli 18-314

Research interests:

  • contemporary theology,
  • science-and-religion,
  • philosophies of religion and science,
  • intercultural theology and interreligious studies,
  • gender studies,
  • theological anthropology. 

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

Roland Karo
Roland Karo
Lecturer in Systematic Theology
dr. theol.
+372 737 5962
Ülikooli 18-314

Research interests:

  • systematic theology,
  • science-and-religion dialogue in general and the neuropsychology of religion and ritual behavior in particular,
  • neuropsychological links between human sexuality and spirituality.

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

inimene
Enn Kasak
Visiting Lecturer
cand (Physics-Mathematics)

Research interests:

  • philosophy of science,
  • religiosity in science,
  • dialogue between science and religion,
  • pragmaticist approach to reality.

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

Anastasiia Babash
Anastasiia Babash
Junior Research Fellow in Religious Studies 0.3 p
MA (Philosophy)

Research interests:

  • philosophy and ethics of love and sex,
  • sexual theology,
  • feminist studies,
  • philosophy and ethics of technology.

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

Chair of Practical Theology

Lea Altnurme
Lea Altnurme
Associate Professor of Sociology of Religion
dr. theol.
Ülikooli 18-312

Research interests:

  • religiosity of Estonians in history and today,
  • religious trends in the western cultural space in the 21st century. 

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

Olga Schihalejev
Olga Schihalejev
Associate Professor of Religious Education
dr. theol.
Ülikooli 18-312

Research interests:

  • didactics of religious education,
  • values of education in schools more broadly, and issues related to cultural and religious diversity in schools from the perspective of both learners and teachers.

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

Kaido Soom
Kaido Soom
Lecturer in Practical Theology
dr. theol.
+372 5662 0334
Ülikooli 18-312

Research interests:

  • practical theology,
  • analysis of confirmation and sociological research on the Christian worldview,
  • analysis of Christian worship and the process of liturgical renewal in the Lutheran Church.

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

Liina Kilemit
Research Fellow in Religious Studies 0.25 p
PhD (Religious Studies)
inimene
Robert Bunder
Junior Research Fellow in Theology
MA (Theology)

Research interests: 

  • practical and systematic theology,
  • Christian faith and practice in modern society,
  • Lutheran identity and developments in Lutheran theology,
  • different forms and factions of Christianity.
Tõnu Lehtsaar
Tõnu Lehtsaar
Professor of Psychology of Religion (employment contract suspended) 0.8 p
PhD (Psychology of Religion)
+372 502 3626 (3626)

Research interests:

  • psychology of religion,
  • pastoral psychology,
  • psychology of interpersonal conflict and public speaking,
  • psychology of pastoral counseling.

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

Chair of New Testament Studies

Ain Riistan
Ain Riistan
Lecturer in New Testament, Programme Director
dr. theol. (Theology)
Ülikooli 18-309A

Research interests:

  • interpretation of the Early Christian texts from the perspective of cultural analysis,
  • interaction of religion and society.

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

 

Ergo Naab
Ergo Naab
Research Fellow in New Testament 0.5 p
PhD (Studies of Cultures)
Ülikooli 18-309A

Research interests:

  • socio-historical and ideological research of the New Testament,
  • Jewish literature of the late Second Temple period. 

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

Chair of the Old Testament and Semitic Studies

Urmas Nõmmik
Urmas Nõmmik
Professor of Old Testament and Semitic Studies
dr.theol.habil.
+372 737 5962
+372 503 6326
Ülikooli 18-309

Research interests:

  • form history of the Ancient Hebrew and West Semitic literature (wisdom, psalms, prophetic literature, narratives),
  • history of traditions and religion of Ancient Israel in the first and second temple periods,
  • exegesis, hermeneutics and theology of the Old Testament / Hebrew Bible,
  • literary, form and reception history of the Book of Job.

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

Amar Annus
Amar Annus
Associate Professor of Near Eastern Religions
PhD
Ülikooli 18-309

Research interests:

  • Semitic philology,
  • folkloristics,
  • the comparative study of ancient narratives,
  • the ideological and cultural aspects of ancient Near Eastern societies, 
  • anthropology,
  • evolutionary psychology,
  • cognitive science of religion, which approaches he aspires to apply alongside with traditional philology in the study of historical texts,
  • cognitive historiography.

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information system

Anu Põldsam
Anu Põldsam
Lecturer in Jewish Studies
PhD (Theology)
Ülikooli 18-309

Research interests:

  • history of Jewish ideas and identity and Jewish ethics,
  • religion in modern-day Israel,
  • history of Jewish ideas in 19th century,
  • religious and cultural life of the Estonian Jewish community in the first half of the 20th century,
  • reception history of the biblical book of Job in early rabbinic literature.

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

Andreas Johandi
Andreas Johandi
Research Fellow in Near Eastern Religions
PhD (Religious Studies)
Ülikooli 18-309

Research interests:

  • religious history of the ancient Near Eastern region,
  • the early (pre-Hammurapi) Mesopotamian pantheon with a focus on the deities of magic and healing,
  • parallels between the Old Testament and the ancient Near Eastern literatures,
  • the religions and history of ancient and modern Iran. 

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

inimene
Lora Chusova
Junior Research Fellow in Religious Studies
MA (Theory and History of Language and European Languages)

Research interests:

  • semiotic analysis of Sumero-Akkadian literature and rituals,
  • cognitive approaches to religious studies,
  • the figure of the Sungod Utu/ Šamaš in Ancient Mesopotamia.

 

Imar Yacine Koutchoukali
Junior Research Fellow in Semitic Studies 0.1 p
MA (Asian Studies)
Ülikooli 18-309
inimene
Amir Vasheghanifarahani
Junior Research Fellow in Semitic Studies 0.5 p
MA

Research interests:

  • Syriac Literature and Poetry,
  • Biblical Hebrew Poetry,
  • Peshitta Psalm Poetry,
  • Persian Christianity,
  • Iranian Ancient Languages.

 

Chair of Comparative Religious Studies

Atko Remmel
Atko-Sulhan Remmel
Associate Professor of Religious Studies 0.75 p
dr. theol.
Ülikooli 18-313

Research interests:

  • intellectual history and sociology of religion,
  • Soviet antireligious policy and atheist propaganda,
  • secularization,
  • historical and contemporary forms of religion and nonreligiosity,
  • changes in the religious landscape,
  • and the junctions of (non)religion and nationalism, and (non)religion and nature.

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

jaan lahe
Jaan Lahe
Associate Professor of Religious Studies 0.4 p
dr. theol.

Research interests:

  • Religious history of the Roman empire,
  • so called oriental cults in the Roman empire,
  • cult of Mithras,
  • gnosticism.

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

Elo Süld
Elo Süld
Lecturer in Islamic Studies 0.5 p
PhD (Theology)
Ülikooli 18-308

Research interests:

  • historical and present-day context of Islam,
  • the diversity problems in Islamic countries,
  • Islamophobia in Estonia.

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

Erki Lind
Erki Lind
Lecturer in Religious Studies
PhD (Religious Studies)
Ülikooli 18-308

Research interests:

  • religious concepts of the human body,
  • the relations between verbal and physical expressions of religiosity, and areas of cultural contact. This may involve historical contacts between people with different religious backgrounds, as well as overlapping of vernacular and literary cultures in texts and practices, which offer different perspectives for viewing the world.

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

Indrek Peedu
Indrek Peedu
Lecturer in Religious Studies (employment contract suspended) 0.2 p, Research Fellow in Religious Studies
PhD (Religious Studies)

Research interests:

  • analysis of methodological issues in the study of religion, particularly in relation to epistemological problems and the evolutionary and cognitive study of religion,
  • intellectual history of social, cultural, and religious evolutionism, primarily dealing with materials from the first half of the 20th century in Estonia.

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

University of Tartu Asia Centre

Elo Süld
Elo Süld
Head of Centre
PhD (Theology)
Ülikooli 18-308

Research interests:

  • historical and present-day context of Islam,
  • the diversity problems in Islamic countries,
  • Islamophobia in Estonia.

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

inimene
Kikee Doma Bhutia
Research Fellow in Asian Studies
PhD (Folklore)
Ülikooli 18-308

Research interests:

  • institutional Buddhism's symbiosis,
  • the Himalayan region's indigenous belief system,
  • vernacular religious practices,
  • importance of vernacular symbols in redefining and understanding the perspective of different communities and ideas of belonging,
  • the role of religion and culture on the broader social conflict,
  • foreign policymaking within the transnational framework of the politics of globalization,
  • conceptualization of national identity.

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

Lelde Luik
Lelde Luik
Junior Research Fellow in Asian Studies
MA (Baltic Sea Region Studies)
Ülikooli 18-308

Research interests:

  • political science,
  • democracy studies,
  • political culture.

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

inimene
Anastasia Sinitsyna
Junior Research Fellow in Asian Studies
MA (Quantitative Economics)

Research interests:

  • globalization and labor market adjustments to global structural shocks,
  • migration and economic and social integration of immigrants,
  • digitalization and new ways of work, including growth of remote work, rise of coworking spaces and increasing flexibility of work.

CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System

Tanel Lepsoo
Deputy Director
PhD (French Language and Literature)
+372 506 9641 (6246)
Lossi 3-430
Mari-Liis Tina
Librarian (employment contract suspended) 0.6 p

Department of English Studies

Raili Marling
Head of Department, Professor of English, Programme Director for European Languages and Cultures , Programme Director for Germanic and Romance Languages and Literatures
PhD (English Language and Literature)
Lossi 3-333
Jane Klavan
Associate Professor of English Language, Programme Director for English Language and Literature
PhD (General Linguistics)
Lossi 3-332
Djuddah Arthur Joost Leijen
Associate Professor of English Language
PhD (General Linguistics)
Lossi 3-306
Pilvi Rajamäe
Lecturer in English Literature
PhD (English Language and Literature)
Lossi 3-334
Katiliina Gielen
Lecturer in English Language and Translation Studies
PhD (English Language and Literature)
Liina Tammekänd
Lecturer in English Language and Linguistics
PhD (General Linguistics)
Lossi 3-324
Reeli Torn-Leesik
Lecturer in English Language and Linguistics
PhD (General Linguistics)
Eva Rein
Junior Lecturer in English Language and Canadian Literature
Lossi 3-334
Natalja Zagura
Junior Lecturer in English Language and Teaching Methodology
MA (English Language and Literature)
Lossi 3-324
Ele Sepp
Teacher of English Language
mag (Interpreting)
Lossi 3-335
Ülle Türk
Teacher of English Language and Culture
MA (Linguistics)
Lossi 3-324
Eret Talviste
Research Fellow in Contemporary English Literature
PhD (English Literature)
Lossi 3-335
Denys Savchenko
Junior Research Fellow in English Language and Literature
MA (English Language and Literature)

Department of Classical Studies

Janika Päll
Head of Department, Professor of Classical Philology 0.8 p
PhD (Classical Philology)
Lossi 3-408
Maria-Kristiina Lotman
Associate Professor of Classical Philology
PhD (Classical Philology)
+372 737 6252
Lossi 3-405
Ivo Volt
Lecturer in Classical Studies 0.2 p
PhD (Classical Philology)
+372 527 1764
+372 737 6252
Lossi 3-405
Kadri Novikov
Lecturer in Classical Philology, Programme Director for Classical Studies
PhD (Classical Philology)
Lossi 3-407
Kaidi Kriisa
Lecturer in Latin Language
PhD (Classical Philology)
Lossi 3-407
Neeme Näripä
Lecturer in Latin and Ancient Greek
PhD (Classical Philology)
Lossi 3-407
Jürgen Beyer
Visiting Research Fellow in Classical Philology 0.25 p
PhD
Anni Polding
Junior Research Fellow in Classical Philology
MA (Classical Philology)
Elica Matteo Krikk_Ku instituut
Elica Mateo Krikk
Academic Affairs Specialist
+372 737 5319
Lossi 3-422

Department of Romance Studies

Tanel Lepsoo
Head of Department, Associate Professor of French Literature
PhD (French Language and Literature)
+372 506 9641 (6246)
Lossi 3-430
Marko Pajevic
Visiting Professor of European Languages and Cultures
PhD
Lossi 3-309
Marge Käsper
Lecturer in French Language and Linguistics 0.5 p, Research Fellow in French Language 0.5 p
PhD (French Language and Literature)
Lossi 3-403
Klaarika Kaldjärv
Lecturer in Spanish Literature and Translation Studies
PhD (Spanish Language and Literature)
+372 737 5319
Lossi 3-420
Marri Amon
Lecturer in French Language and Translation Studies 0.5 p
PhD (General Linguistics)
Lossi 3-403
Anu Treikelder
Lecturer in French Language and Linguistics, Programme Director for Romance Studies, Programme Director for Teacher of Foreign Languages
PhD (French Language and Literature)
+372 737 6245
Lossi 3-404
Triin Lõbus
Lecturer in Spanish Language and Linguistics
PhD (Spanish Language and Literature)
+372 737 5319
Lossi 3-420
Mari Kruse
Lecturer in Spanish Language and Linguistics
PhD (Spanish Language and Literature)
+372 737 5319
Lossi 3-420
Annika Mikkel
Lecturer in Italian and Latin Language
PhD (Classical Philology)
Lossi 3-407
Reet Alas
Teacher of French Language
PhD (French Language and Literature)
Lossi 3-419
Sara Bédard-Goulet
Visiting Research Fellow in Romance Studies
PhD (Contemporary Literature)
Elica Matteo Krikk_Ku instituut
Elica Mateo Krikk
Academic Affairs Specialist 0.5 p
+372 737 5319
Lossi 3-422
Marju Adams
Academic Affairs Specialist
+372 737 5354
Lossi 3-422

Department of German Studies

Reet Bender
Head of Department, Professor of German Studies, Programme Director for German Language and Literature
PhD (German Language and Literature)
+372 737 6240
Lossi 3-310
Merje Miliste
Lecturer in German Language and Linguistics
PhD (German Language and Literature)
Lossi 3-314
Hella Liira
Junior Lecturer in German Language 0.5 p, Junior Research Fellow in Germanic and Romance Studies 0.5 p
MA (German Language and Literature)
Lossi 3-314
Marika Peekmann
Junior Lecturer in German Language 0.25 p
MA (Teacher of German Language)
Lossi 3-312
Greta Kuus
Teacher of German
MA (Teacher of German Language)
Lossi 3-314
Milvi Kaber
Academic Affairs Specialist
+372 737 5228
Lossi 3-311

Department of Slavic Studies

Tatjana Stepaništševa
Head of Department, Lecturer in Russian Literature, Programme Director for Russian and Slavonic Philology, Programme Director
PhD (Russian Literature)
Roman Leibov
Associate Professor of Russian Literature
PhD (Russian Literature)
Lossi 3-219
Lea Pild
Associate Professor of Russian Literature
PhD (Russian Literature)
Lossi 3-220
Mihhail Orehhov
Teacher of Russian Language
MA (Teacher of Russian Language and Literature)
Lossi 3-222
Janeli Nõlvand
Teacher of Russian Language
MA (Teacher of Russian Language and Literature)
Lossi 3-222
Anna Murashova
Junior Research Fellow in Russian Language and Literature
MA (Philology)
Aliona Kuts
Junior Research Fellow in Russian Language and Literature
MA (Russian and Slavonic Philology)
Antonina Martynenko
Junior Research Fellow in Russian and Slavonic Philology 0.5 p
MA (Russian and Slavonic Philology)
Valerii Otiakovskii
Junior Research Fellow in Russian and Slavonic Philology 0.5 p
mag (Russian Literature)
Irina Külmoja
Project Manager 0.15 p
cand (Philology)
+372 737 5352
Lossi 3-224
Milvi Kaber
Academic Affairs Specialist
+372 737 5228
Lossi 3-311
Olga Fraiman
Teacher of Russian (employment contract suspended)
MA (Russian Literature)

Department of Scandinavian Studies

Eva Liina Asu-Garcia
Head of Department, Associate Professor of Swedish Language 0.5 p
PhD (Phonetics)
+372 737 6512
Lossi 3-307
Daniel Sävborg
Professor of Scandinavian Studies
PhD
+372 737 6250
Lossi 3-308
Kristina Mullamaa
Lecturer in English and Swedish Language
PhD (English Language and Literature)
Øyvind Rangøy
Visiting Lecturer in Norwegian Language and Literature
MA
Lossi 3-318
Ewa Holm
Visiting Lecturer in Swedish Language and Literature
MSc
Lossi 3-318
Mie Mortensen
Visiting Lecturer in Danish Language and Literature
MPhil (Russian Language and Literature)
Lossi 3-317
Maiu Elken
Teacher of Swedish 0.5 p
MA (Nordic Philology)
Lossi 3-316
Antonina Kostina
Teacher of Norwegian Language 0.5 p, Programme Director
MA (Norwegian Language and Literature)

Department of Translation and Interpretation Studies

Sirje Kupp-Sazonov
Head of Department, Lecturer in Russian Language and Translation Studies, Programme Director for Translation Studies
PhD (Russian Language)
Terje Loogus
Associate Professor of Translation Studies 0.2 p
PhD
+372 737 5356
Lossi 3-431
Reelika Saar
Junior Lecturer in Written Translation (English Language) 0.5 p, Junior Research Fellow in Translation Studies 0.5 p
MA (Translation)
Lossi 3-303
Piret Rääbus
Teacher of Written Translation (English Language) 0.5 p
MA (Translation)
Lossi 3-303
Irina Siseykina
Junior Research Fellow in Germanic and Romance Studies 0.5 p
MA (Russian and Slavonic Philology)
Milvi Kaber
Academic Affairs Specialist
+372 737 5228
Lossi 3-311

Department of Languages of the Asian Region

Tiina Kattel
Head of Department
MA (Comparative Literature)
+372 737 6359
(6359)
Lossi 3-412
Eri Miyano
Teacher of Japanese Language
MA (Japanese Language and Culture)
Lossi 3-410
Mart Tšernjuk
Teacher of Chinese Language 0.8 p
MA (History)
Lossi 3-410

Department of Languages of the Baltic Region

Tiina Kattel
Head of Department, Junior Lecturer in Estonian and Lithuanian
MA (Comparative Literature)
+372 737 6359
(6359)
Lossi 3-412
Piret Toomet
Teacher of Estonian Language
MA (Estonian Language)
Lossi 3-411
Gerli Lokk
Teacher of Estonian
MA (Teacher of Estonian Language and Literature)
Lossi 3-411
Monika Urb
Teacher of Estonian
MA (Teacher of Estonian as a Foreign Language)
Lossi 3-411
Sälly Salusoo
Teacher of Estonian 0.25 p
MA (Teacher of Estonian Language and Literature)
Lossi 3-411
Ilze Talberga
Lecturer in Latvian and Estonian Language (employment contract suspended)
PhD (Estonian Language)
Linda Palts
Teacher of Estonian (employment contract suspended)

Centre for Academic Writing and Communication

Djuddah Arthur Joost Leijen
Head of Centre
PhD (General Linguistics)
Lossi 3-306
Roger Michael Alan Yallop
Research Fellow in Academic Writing
PhD (General Linguistics)
Lossi 3-306

Test Centre

Ele Sepp
Head of Centre
mag (Interpreting)
Lossi 3-335

Academic Affairs Specialists

Katrin Tambet
Senior Specialist for Formal and Continuing Education
All issues regarding the organisation of studies
+372 435 5231
Maarja Raudvee
Academic Affairs Specialist
Music (Professional Higher Education; block-mode study), Sound and Visual Technology (MA), Teacher of Arts and Technology (MA)
+372 434 5805
Tiia Kampus
Academic Affairs Specialist
General courses, degree courses for continuing education learners
+372 435 5257
Kadri Roht
Academic Affairs Specialist
Community Education and Hobby Activity (Professional Higher Education), Performing Arts (Professional Higher Education) - Choreography
Margit Simenson
Academic Affairs Spetcialist
Performing Arts (Professional Higher Education) - Actor, Visual Technology
+372 435 5246
+372 526 2515
Taivi Mölder
Academic Affairs Spetcialist
Music (Professional Higher Education)
+372 434 5805
Heli Nurme
Specialist in Academic Affairs
Culture Management (Professional Higher Education)
+372 5310 1611
Lembe Rätsep
Academic Affairs Spetcialist
Estonian Native Crafts (Professional Higher Education) - Estonian Native Textile, Creative Applications of Cultural Heritage (MA)
+372 435 5249
Kristi Reili
Academic Affairs Specialist
Estonian Native Craft (Professional Higher Education) - Estonian Native Construction, Estonian Native Metalwork
+372 435 5262

Support Staff

Riin Luks
Programme Director of Community Education and Hobby Activity 0.5 p
MA (Literary Science)
Liana Roos
Coordinator of Science Activities 0.5 p
MA (Adult Education)
Tiiu Tamm
Programme Director, Project Manager 0.5 p
+372 524 6543
Ellu Roosioja
Budget Specialist
MA (Economics and Business Administration)
+372 435 5234
+372 523 7941
Pauliina Perkkiö
International Relations Specialist 0.75 p
MA (Finnish Philology)
+372 5300 2782
Eero Ehala
Specialist in Stage Technology and Prop-Making
+372 5346 5213
Anu Almik
Project and Development Coordinator
+372 5387 4717
Aet Seil
Communication and Marketing Specialist
MA (Marketing)
+372 5348 4306
Krista Tamm
International Relations Specialist (employment contract suspended)
Evelin Lagle-Nõmm
Project Manager (employment contract suspended) 0.75 p
MA (Choreography)

Academic Staff

Ave Matsin
Lecturer in Estonian Native Textile, Programme Director
MA (Art)
+372 526 2510
Villu Talsi
Lecturer 0.5 p
MA (Traditional Music Performer - Musician)
Marek Talts
Lecturer in Rhythm Music Guitar
MA (Teacher of Arts and Technology)
Anu Sööt
Lecturer
PhD (Educational Science)
+372 520 9424
Kristi Jõeste
Lecturer in Estonian Native Textiles 0.75 p, Programme Director for Creative Applications of Cultural Heritage, Programme Director for Native Crafts
MA (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
+372 520 0340
Christi Kütt
Lecturer in Estonian Native Textile 0.75 p
MA (Arts and Cultural Anthropology)
Riina Tomberg
Lecturer in Estonian Native Textiles and Product Development 0.25 p
MA (Arts and Cultural Anthropology)
Astri Kaljus
Lecturer in Estonian Native Textile 0.6 p
MA (Native Crafts)
Marko Mägi
Lecturer in Rhythm Music Theory, Programme Director
MA (Teacher of Music)
+372 5635 8103
Madis Rennu
Junior Lecturer in Native Craft 0.75 p
MA (Ethnology)
+372 502 3176
Piret Viirpalu
Junior Lecturer in Art Education Methodology 0.25 p
MA (Pedagogy)
Jorma Sarv
Junior Lecturer in Culture Management 0.5 p, Programme Director for Culture Management
Lennart Peep
Junior Lecturer in Stage Directing 0.75 p
MA (Theatre Research)
Liana Roos
Junior Lecturer in Research Methodology 0.25 p
MA (Adult Education)
Indrek Ikkonen
Junior Lecturer in Jewellery 0.75 p
MA (Creative Applications of Cultural Heritage)
Merle Saarva
Junior Lecturer in Bodywork and Improvisation 0.5 p
MSc (Health Sciences)
Diana Tuulik
Junior Lecturer in Materials Studies 0.5 p
MBA (Service Design and Management)
Anu Rannu
Junior Lecturer in Culture Management 0.5 p
MA (Cultural Management)
Piret Eit
Teacher 0.75 p
MA (Youth Work and Social Equity)
Kadri Tüür
Research Fellow 0.4 p
PhD (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
Juko-Mart Kõlar
Juko-Mart Kõlar
Lecturer in Creative Entrepreneurship and Management (employment contract suspended)
PhD (Management)
Urmas Sutrop
Urmas Sutrop
Professor Emeritus
PhD (General Linguistics)
+372 520 7188
Valve-Liivi Kingisepp
Valve-Liivi Kingisepp
Associate Professor emeritus
Märt Tänava
Associate Professor emeritus
cand (History)
Nora Toots
Associate Professor emeritus
Eda Vaigla
Associate Professor emeritus
cand (Philology)