Estonian National Contest for University Students awaits participants

The Estonian Research Council invites students to submit research papers to the national contest.


Deadline for submitting the applications is 16 September 2019. Submission of research papers should be done through the contest website

The aim of the national contest for university students is to promote research among university students, to acknowledge students who have achieved outstanding results with their thesis, study, research or scientific publication.

The contest is open for all students studying in Estonia (including foreign students studying in Estonia) and Estonian citizens studying abroad. Research papers can be submitted on all university levels: applied higher education and bachelor studies; master studies; doctoral studies and in all fields of research.

In addition to national awards, special prizes are issued.

In total 77 277,79 EUR will be awarded.

The national prizes are given as follows:

  • Research papers of applied higher education and undergraduate students (I prize 960 EUR, II prize 650 EUR, III prize 320 EUR);
  • Master level students research papers (I prize 1600 EUR, II prize 1300 EUR, III prize 700 EUR);
  • Doctorate level students research papers (I prize 1600 EUR, II prize 1300 EUR, III prize 700 EUR);
  • two major prizes at the level and level of 3600 EUR.

Special prizes will be awarded 15 297,79 EUR in total.

The Estonian Research Council is organizing the contest for student research in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Research 28th time this year.

The conditions of the contest can be found here.

Additional information:
Sirli Taniloo Contest Coordinator, +372 526 0562,