Estonia for Researchers

We provide information and assistance to researchers (PhD students, postdoctoral scholars, researchers, and other academic staff) wishing to come to Estonia or for those looking for jobs in research abroad. This web site has practical information on professional and daily life, as well as information on job and funding opportunities.

All services of the EURAXESS Network are free of charge.





Service centres are in Tallinn and Tartu

Estonian EURAXESS Service Centres

Our Service Centres in 9 biggest Estonian R&D institutions help researchers and their families to plan and organise their move to a foreign country. We provide advice in all matters related to academic mobility.


Find our service centre in your institution in Tallinn or Tartu!


Research in Estonia initiative

Research in Estonia

Estonia - a place for science


Research in Estonia is a promotional initiative with the aim to introduce Estonian research on an international level and for international audience. Find information about Estonia and up to date Estonian research news.









Estonian Research Council

Estonian Research Council is a governmental foundation that was established to concentrate the funding of R&D and guarantee the better functioning of financing systems.

  • We support researchers, award research grants, and facilitate applied research in the fields of smart specialisation.
  • We represent Estonia at international organisations, coordinate participation in international cooperation programmes and support international cooperation by means of counselling and funding.
  • We analyse research information and the impact of funding decisions, evaluate the efficiency and impact of grant usage, and the public access to research information.
  • We manage the Estonian Research Information System (ETIS) that contains information on R&D institutions, researchers, research projects and research outputs.
  • We help to get young people attracted to science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and raise public awareness about science and its importance to society.


Estonian Research Information System

Here you can find information about all researchers, publications and projects in Estonia.




Estonian Academy of Sciences

The Estonian Academy of Sciences was founded in 1938 as an association of top-level scientists and scholars with commitment and responsibility to advance scientific research and represent Estonian science nationally and internationally. The primary mission of the Academy is to assist in building a knowledge-based Estonia, fostering adaptation of new knowledge for economic growth and improvement of the quality of life in Estonia, enhancing public appreciation of science and scientific methods of thought.

Relying on the intellectual power of its Members, the Academy organises various activities in order to achieve its objectives. The Academy provides independent and highly professional scientific expertise and science-policy advice, promotes excellence in research, communicates and disseminates knowledge, enhances public awareness of science and scientists, encourages research co-operation at national and international levels.


Estonian Ministry of Education and Research

Mailis Reps is the Minister of Education and Research of the Republic of Estonia from 23 November 2016.

She is a member of the Estonian Centre Party.

Research in Estonia

Research in Estonia

Estonian Research Council carries out international marketing activities under the initiative called Research in Estonia. Its main aim is to introduce Estonian research on an international level and for international audience. The main target groups are researchers coming from abroad, international journalists, R&D administrators and delegates. The Research in Estonia portal offers information and news for professionals, scholars, and students interested in research opportunities in Estonia.


Settle in Estonia

In order to support foreign nationals who have migrated to Estonia to settle in and to acquire the primary knowledge and skills, Estonia offers all new arrivals the opportunity to participate in an introductory Welcoming programme.


Official webpage introducing Estonia







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