Tallinn University of Technology
Tallinn University of Technology (TUT) is the biggest public university, educating degreed engineers in Estonia. TUT was founded in 1918 and it has currently 13 200 students, of which 10% from foreign countries. TUT has 120 departments under 8 faculties with the total staff of ca 2000 people.
In 2014, Mektory Space Centre was established under the TUT Innovation and Business Centre MEKTORY. The purpose of the Space Centre is to coordinate interdisciplinary space related activities within TUT. The biggest space related initiative is the TUT-MEKTORY Nano-Satellite Programme for master level students. The satellite programme is carried out with 15 academic supervisors from 7 departments, ca 30 master level students from various disciplines and also partners from other academic institutions and companies from Estonia and abroad. TUT is also actively involved in research projects with European Space Agency