Tallinn University of Technology

The inauguration ceremony of the new Rector, Professor Tiit Land, will take place on August 31 at 2 PM at TalTech Assembly Hall, where the incumbent Rector, Academician Jaak Aaviksoo, will hand over the rector's office to the new Rector.


  • Anthem of the Republic of Estonia
  • Address by Gunnar Okk, Chairman of the Board
  • Address by the outgoing Rector Jaak Aaviksoo
  • Speech by Kersti Kaljulaid, the President of the Republic of Estonia
  • Rector's oath of office and handing over the chain of office
  • Inaugural speech by Rector Tiit Land
  • Greetings from the Prime Minister Jüri Ratas
  • Greetings from Mailis Reps, the Minister of Education and Research
  • Greetings from Mait Klaassen, President of Universities Estonia
  • Greetings from Sten Ärm, Chairman of the Board of the Student Union

It is possible to attend the Rector's inauguration ceremony by pre-registering ( (number of visitors is limited).

Dress code: dark suit

Parking for invited guests is in the parking lot on the Nõmme side of the TalTech main building.

The Inauguration ceremony can be reviewed later.