Due to the growing dissatisfaction of the academic staff of the University of Tartu (actually in the whole Estonia) with the lack of job security, wage stability and the heavy workload - all due to excessive project dependence - the Union of the University of Tartu proposed to the University of Tartu to conduct together an anonymous survey among the academic staff to map the actual work lad of the scientist. Read More

Topics were discussed such as job and wage stability and public funding for higher education; the protection of the employee as the weaker party in an employment dispute; and challenges in teaching posed by Covid. Attaining an increase in the public funding of higher education (equal to 1.5% of GDP) is a priority for TÜAÜ, the university and the academic secretary. Read More