Council

The University of Tartu Museum has a council that consists of 11 members whose job is to make sure the Museum’s development plan is compatible with the University’s development plan, confirm the work schedule and budget of the Museum, and choose the research staff of the Museum. The Council meets at least four times a year.

The members of the council shall be approved by the Rector of the University of Tartu based on the recommendations of the Vice-Rector for Research for a period of five years. The Chairman of the Council shall be the Vice-Rector for Research.

The Council consists of:

  • Vice-Rector for Research

  • A representative of the University of Tartu Natural History Museum and Botanical Gardens appointed by the Director

  • Representatives of the four research areas (medicina, realia et naturalia, humaniora and socialia)

  • A representative of the city of Tartu

  • Four members proposed by the Vice-Rector for Research

 

Members of the Council (until 22.05.2019):

Chairman 

Marco Kirm     

University of Tartu Vice Rector for Research             

 

Members

Urmas Kõljalg

Director of University of Tartu Natural History Museum and Botanical Gardens and Professor

Andres Arend

Head of the Department of Anatomy of the University of Tartu Faculty of Medicine, Professor of Histology and Embryology

Mart Noorma

Vice-Dean for Studies of the University of Tartu Faculty of Science and Technology, Associate Professor of Optical Metrology

Juhan Maiste

Head of the Department of Art History of the University of Tartu Faculty of Philosophy, Professor of Art History

Pille Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt

Head of the Chair of Media Studies of the v Faculty of Social Sciences and Education, Associate Professor of Media Studies

Tiia Teppan

Vice-Mayor of Tartu

Erki Tammiksaar

Senior Researcher of the History of Geography at the Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences of the University of Tartu Faculty of Science and Technology

Pilvi Kolk

Board Member of AHHAA Science Centre

Tõnis Lukas

Director of Estonian National Museum

Ulļa-Maia Timmo

Chairwoman of the Council of Foundation South-Estonian Tourism