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Welcome to Tartu! 

Hotels in Tartu

All participants of the congress will need to book their own accommodation. Discount rate booking opportunities are available in the accommodation booking form.

The nearest hotels and hostels to the Estonian University of Life Sciences are in the city center of Tartu. Apart from hotels and hostels, there are also some student hostels available. For more information visit our accommodation page https://aesop2022hotels.publicon.ee/hotels-for-congress/.

Dining out in Tartu

Tartu boasts over 200 places to eat: 25 restaurants, 90 cafés, and more than 50 bars, including a surprising number of ethnic restaurants, such as Japanese, Chinese, Indian, as well as American, and Italian. It is important to note that in Tartu you can get full meals in most cafés and pubs. The most famous places are Püssirohukelder (Gunpowder Cellar), Joyce, Crepp, Restaurant Antonius, Café Truffe, and of course, the ultimate meeting spot is Werner Café & Lounge, which has been in operation since 1895. Some of the places have won Hõbelusikas (Silver Spoon) awards.

Recreation in Tartu

Tartu is a green city, with many parks where you can walk, or just sit and enjoy fresh air and sunshine. During the summer months, there are regular boat trips on the Emajõgi starting usually in the city centre.

If you would like to search for activities, events, and spas around Tartu, you are welcome to visit the column "Other activities".


The Estonian University of Life Sciences (Eesti Maaülikool in Estonian) is the only university in Estonia whose priorities in academic and research activities are providing the sustainable development of natural resources necessary for the existence of mankind as well as the preservation of heritage and habitats. You can also take a virtual tour of the campus here: Virtuaalne.emu.ee