Estonia - founded 1632
The University of Tartu is the oldest and largest university in Estonia both in terms of staff and student numbers, as well as the volume of its teaching, research and development activities.
In its role as the national university of Estonia it has responsibilities to maintain, contribute to, and research the national heritage. According to the ISI Web of Science, UT belongs to the top 1% of the world's most-cited universities and research institutions. In its research & development activities, UT focuses on five main areas: entrepreneurial and socially responsible society; healthy and active long-lived people; resources and technologies for environmentally friendly economic growth; information and communication technology for developing an innovative society; and the sustainability of the Estonian language and culture in an open world. Website: https://www.ut.ee/en