International Week

International Week: “Research Methods and Innovation in Healthcare” 
14-18 November 2022

You are very welcome to the international week of Tartu Health Care College “Research Methods and Innovation in Healthcare” in November 14-18, 2022. We are planning joint applied research in cooperation with technology and media specialists, one output can be also the development of an international intensive research course. 

The goal is to find a research topic (or topics) of common interest to write a scientific article, international project or create an international e-course on research. 

Together we will make society healthier and research more interesting for our students! 

Registration deadline: 1.11.2022


Registration deadline: 1.11.2022

Registration to International Week

Preliminary Programme 


16:00 City tour  
18:00 Welcome dinner  


8:45 Rector`s welcoming words 
9:00 Presentations by institutions. Overview of the school – 1 min; research and innovation in higher education – 5 min; proposals and wishes that could be explored in cooperation – 1 min.  
10:00 Innovation and technology in healthcare . Motivational presentations and good examples of innovation in healthcare and cooperation between different specialties. 
11:30 Coffee break 
11:45 House tour. Each department of THCC displays equipment in the school building that could be used or is already being used in research. 
13:15 Lunch 
14:00 Discussion and brainstorming in smaller groups. Group discussion according to a topic of interest with the aim of developing a collaborative research project or e-course 
16.00 Coffee break 
16.15 Presentation of group discussion, joint discussion . 1–2 topics (directions of research) are selected, which will be continued the next day. 


10:00 Making a cake in honor of the College 
11:30 Lunch 
12:00 Celebratory ceremony of the College` anniversary 
12:45 Cake and coffee 
13:00 Generating project content 
14.30 Coffee break 
14.45 Generating project content . Creating a team, creating a project schedule, choosing the financier and people in charge.  
16.30 Summarizing 


9:00-17.00 Scientific Conference 
NB! By registrering to international week you are automatically registred to the conference (and in that case the conference is going to be free of charge for you)


Pre-arranged appointments and departures 

Organizing team

  1. Jaan Looga 
  2. Krista Staškevitš 
  3. Joseph Grannum 
  4. Jaanika Niinepuu 
  5. Kersti Sõgel 
  6. Anna-Liisa Tamm 
  7. Kairit Siilak 
  8. Merlis Karja-Kännaste 
  9. Silva-Sille Silgu