The Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology of the University of Tartu is unique among Estonian universities in offering a comprehensive three-level education in life sciences. Here it is possible to complete an educational path from bachelor's to doctoral studies. In addition, one can participate in a continuing education programme.

We have strong curricula, good lecturers, a great working environment with world-class research equipment and laboratories.



Doctoral studies

Watch a video introducing the Gene Technology Bachelor study program (in Estonian)

Video submitted by students to the video competition held in spring 2020 introducing the Gene Technology Bachelor Study Program.

Watch a video introducing Biology and Biodiversity Conservation study program (in Estonian)

Studying at this institute is not just about getting an education. The academic personell is one of the best in Estonia. You will leave here with many wonderful memories and experiences. You'll find valuable contacts for further work, whether as a researcher, entrepreneur or official.

A virtual tour of the institute (in Estonian)

In this video the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology of the University of Tartu introduces future entrants its laboratories and lecture rooms, learning opportunities and future prospects.

Jaan Vihalemm

Industrial doctoral student combines work and studies


Career conference „To new hights with a PhD degree!“

MR LT-Tulf-359 (Mariana Tulf)

Mental health and equal treatment