Heiki Beres Careers Officer Values Openness and innovation Loyalty Partnership and tolerance Professionalism Main targets To enhance the quality of higher education and R&D To increase the number of international students and personnel To establish international knowledge networks and transfer Tallinn University of Technology (1) Campus area: 53 ha Tallinn University of Technology (2) Tallinn University of Technology (3) Type of institution: public university Date of establishment: 1918 Location: capital of Estonia – Tallinn 8 faculties 33 departments and 113 chairs 9 faculty research centers 10 affiliated institutions, including 4 regional colleges Languages: Estonian, Russian and English Structure UNIVERSITY COUNCIL University Governance Rector Rectors Office Advisory Board Faculty of Civil Engineering Faculty of Social Sciences Faculty of Power Engineering Faculty of Science Faculty of Information Technology Tallinn School of Economics and Business Administration Faculty of Chemical and Materials Technology Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Colleges: Tallinna College Kuressaare College Virumaa College Tartu College Institutions: Library Institute of Geology Institute of Cybernetics Marine Systems Institute Technomedicum Certification Centre Administrative and Support Structure Faculties Chemistry and Materials Technology Civil Engineering Information Technology Mechanical Engineering Power Engineering School of Economics and Business Administration Science Social Sciences R&D institutions Colleges (4): Tallinn College Tartu College (in Tartu) Kuressaare College (in Saaremaa) Virumaa College (in Kohtla-Järve) Institute of Geology Institute of Cybernetics Institute of Marine Systems Certification Centre of TUT Technomedicum of TUT Library Tallinn University of Technology (2) People: Staff Students 2 000 (January 2011) 13 488 (January, 2011) Students (1) Power Engineering 748 Tallinn College 1180 Mechanical Engineering 1025 Tartu College 330 Virumaa College 560 Kuressaare College 187 Chemical and Materials Technology 595 Civil Engineering 1529 Faculty of Science 671 Information Technology 2166 Economics and BA 3374 Social Sciences 1374 Students (2) Non-academic studies (incl. TUT colleges) 1 905 Doctoral 710 Master’s 3254 Engineering studies 1329 Bachelor 6541 Academic studies 11 834 TOTAL 13739 0 2000 4000 6000 8000 10000 12000 14000 16000 International co-operation (1) BALTECH University Consortium in Science and Technology BUP Baltic University Program BSRUN The Baltic Sea Region University Network EURAXESS The European Services Network UNICA Network of Universities from the Capitals of Europe International co-operation (2) EUA The European University Association CESAER the Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research ECIU European Consortium of Innovative Universities SEFI European Society for Engineering Education FEANI European Federation of National Engineering Associations. Estonian Association of Engineers International co-operation (3) Organizations in Estonia: The British-Estonian Chamber of Commerce TUT is a Fist Class member since 2008. In addition to these, TUT academic and administrative staff participates in several other international networks and organizations at faculty level or by individual membership. International programms 2010/2011 TUT offers 13 Programmes in English 3 Bachelor studies 7 Master studies 3 Joint Master programms Admission of international students has grown by 32%. TUT enrolled 168 international students in 2010. International Study Center www.ttu.ee/en Centres of Excellence on TUT level (1) Our best science groups in fundamental researches: Chemical Biology (Prof. Erkki Truve, Prof. Margus Lopp) Biomedical Engineering (Prof. Kalju Meigas) Fine Structured Materials (Prof. Urve Kallavus) Centres of Excellence on TUT level (2) Electronics and Bionics (Prof. Toomas Rang) Tribomaterials and Tribology (Prof. Priit Kulu) Earth System Science (Prof. Rein Vaikmäe) Oil Shale Technology and Sustainable Power Engineering (Prof. Aadu Paist) Centres of Excellence on State and EU level Centre of excellence on state level Mechanics of Non-linear Processes (Prof. Jüri Engelbrecht) Centres of excellence on state and EU level Solar Energy Materials (prof. Enn Mellikov) Computer Science (prof. Jaan Penjam) Activities for society Life learning program Programs for high schools Regional development Cultural activities Sports possibilities Technology and innovation centre etc Cooperation with enterprises R&D contracts Certification and quality control, expertises, testing and consultations EU programmes and projects Industry scholarships Doctoral schools Students’ practical training at enterprises Supplementary education and retraining Tallinn Technology Park – Tehnopol Established by TUT City of Tallinn and Republic of Estonia Basic data: 46,000 m2 rental area 10 ha land 130 high-tech firms Tallinn Technology Park – Tehnopol TEHNOPOL offers: • Business accommodation • Business development services • Cooperation with universities • Field-specific communication networks Tehnopol resident companies Medicine and biotechnology Material and chemical technology Tehnopol resident companies ICT Electronics Tehnopol incubator companies Business development services Individual consulting and business development development strategy and tactics finding business partners finding finances help in marketing and sales Business networking services international cooperation networks cooperation in sector based networks cooperation network in Tehnopol StartUp Garage Meeting place for students, scientists and entrepreneurs to start new ventures People with different skills Creative and motivating environment Guidance to make things happen CAREERS SERVICE OF TUT Careers Service of TUT Careers service is a part of Office of Academic Affairs, directly under the vice rector for Academic Affairs Services are free for all counterparts Career Counsellor Careers Officer Main Services Career counselling for students- mostly solution-centered brief therapy Career seminars and workshops in cooperation with employers. Online database of internship and job offers Surveys (first destination survey, employers feedback) Self-help materials “Working in Estonia” Cooperation with employers Job and internship database: www.ttu.ee/career Career seminars and workshops Career fair “Key to the Future” www.vt.ee University Open Doors Scolarships from Estonian (or from Estonian branch) companies: www.ttu.ee/arengufond Work shadowing Company visits Near future New web portal Center of Career and Counselling & new office Improvement of internship system Contacts Ehitajate tee 5, V-101 19086 Tallinn +372 6203518 www.ttu.ee/career @ [email protected] Thank you!