Doctoral School of Energy and Geotechnology (DSEG)


The DSEG was a joint project of academic and corporate partners that was aimed at offering structured interdisciplinary doctoral studies based on the best international practices.

The School was based on the doctoral programmes on energy and geotechnology, as well as mechanotechnology, at the Tallinn University of Technology, and the doctoral programme in engineering sciences at the Estonian University of Life Sciences.

The DSEG aimed to help sustain Estonian R&D and higher-education capability, and to improve the development and competitiveness of science-driven sectors in the country’s economy.

Partners of DSEG were:

Tallinn University of Technology

Estonian University of Life Sciences

Eesti Energia

Eesti Energia Kaevandused (Eesti Energia’s mining operations)

International partners

Riga Technical University

Kempten University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Aalto University, Finland

EAAT GmbH Chemnitz, Germany

Gdynia Maritime University, Poland

University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary