Estonian National Contest for University Students 2021 awaits participants

The Estonian Research Council invites students to submit research papers to the national contest. Deadline for submitting the applications is 15 September 2021.

Research papers should be submitted 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.

The award fund is 81 077,79 EUR in total.

National prizes are given as follows:

  • research papers of applied higher education and undergraduate students;
  • research papers of master’s students;
  • research papers of doctoral students;
  • two main prizes across fields and levels.

In addition to national awards, special prizes are issued.

The Estonian Research Council is organizing the contest for student research in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Research 30th time this year.

Contest homepage.

The conditions of the contest can be found here.

Additional information:

Signe Toomla
Contest Coordinator