Institute of History and Archaeology

The Institute of History and Archaeology fosters and preserves culture of history as part of Estonian national culture. We aspire in our work to the highest level in study and research, participating in international cooperation and networks. Our institute offers research-based degree education and trains teachers of history for Estonian schools.


Institute of History and Archaeology consist of six departments and two Centres:

  • Department of Archaeology
  • Department of Archival Studies
  • Department of Art History
  • Department of Contemporary History
  • Department of Estonian History
  • Department of General History
  • Centre for Didactics of History and Civics
  • Research Center of Ancient Near Eastern and Mediterranean Cultures