TTÜ as an employer
Staff acknowledgement and motivation system
TTÜ offers both material and non-material tokens of acknowledgement. To show high appreciaton, TTÜ rewards the Distinguished Service Medal Mente et Manu (the highest recognition) and a 25-year service golden badge. Special recognition to outstanding staff is granted by the titles of the Scientist of the Year, the Best Young Scientist and the Best Teacher, as well as by the Best Scientific Article and the Best Applied Research Work.
Individual development and training
New staff will take a settling-in programme and if necessary, they can get guidance from the mentors. Teaching staff and doctoral candidates are offered individual development opportunities. At regular personal evaluation meetings, each member has an opportunity to choose from in-service training and level training programme for personal development.
Benefits and healthy lifestyle
TTÜ provides modern ergonomic working conditions and a flexible schedule. The employee identification card ensures a number of benefits (reduced taxi rates, travelling, accommodation, financial services, etc.). TTÜ Sports Hall offers various opportunities for regular exercise: track and field athletics, badminton, basketball, volleyball, football, table tennis, the gym and the large hall for general training.
Joint activities and leisure time
TTÜ promotes all-staff activities and a balanced work and family life. Traditional staff events are: TTÜ anniversary celebrations, summer days, staff and children’s Christmas party, autumn picnic, celebration of the International Women’s Day, alumni autumn ball and other events. Of special mention are staff birthday cele-brations.
Staff and their families take an opportunity to enjoy successful performance of numerous TTÜ sports teams (basketball, volleyball, floorball, etc.) and world famous athletes. Culture-inspired staff favour performances by the TTÜ cultural groups: Academic Male Choir, Academic Female Choir, Chamber Choir, Alumni Female Choir, folk-dance group Kuljus, Brass Orchestra, TTÜ BigBand, T-Theatre, and TTÜ Cinema Club.