Goal for 2020: TalTech is an internationally outstanding university of engineering and technology, which brings together motivated employees and ambitious students.
1.1 Our key objective is to develop professional potential of our employees, which shall be based on the employee's motivation, international openness and well-targeted selection of staff. We expect the academic staff to have international work experience, regularly engage in self-improvement and actively participate in international research and development and studies.
1.2. We will introduce an integrated tenure-team academic career model. Student and stakeholder feedback, academic performance, international outreach and industrial partnerships play a key role in the implementation of the career model.
1.3 We will increase the share of internationally recognised top researchers in the academic family and strengthen our capacity for research, thereby laying a strong foundation for all the activities of the university.
1.4 The main task of our university is to provide up-to-date, knowledge-based and learner-focused education at all levels of higher education and in continuing education courses and to develop science and new technologies. We want to be the first choice for secondary school graduates for continuing their studies and we expect students to be motivated and ambitious. We believe that internationalisation of the student body has an essential and natural role in further improvement of academic quality.
1.5 We regard doctoral students as researchers, who, together with post-doctoral fellows, have a vital role in consistent strengthening of the university's capacity for research. We will internationalise doctoral studies and search for talented doctoral students from Estonia, as well as from all over the world.
1.6. We seek actively new opportunities for multifaceted cooperation with other universities, research institutions and companies.