Evaluation Committee

The Evaluation Committee of the Estonian Research Council evaluates applications for personal and institutional funding submitted to the Estonian Research Council, and upon the request of the Research Council carries out other duties. The Evaluation Committee is composed of 15 members, incl. Director General of the Estonian Research Council as Chairman, and 14 eminent researchers from different fields of science.

The Minister of Education and Research, Ms Mailis Reps, appointed on the 29th of March for one year the following Evaluation Committee:

  • Andres Koppel, Chairman of the Committee, Director General of  the Estonian Research Council
  • Allen Kaasik, Professor, University of Tartu
  • Anne Kahru, Research Professor, National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics
  • Ellu Saar, Professor, Tallinn University
  • Ivo Leito, Professor, University of Tartu
  • Jaan Eha, Professor, University of Tartu
  • Jaan Raik, Professor, Tallinn University of Technology
  • Jakob Kübarsepp, Professor, Tallinn University of Technology
  • Jarek Kurnitski, Professor, Tallinn University of Technology
  • Marek Tamm, Professor, Tallinn University
  • Marika Mänd, Professor, Estonian University of Life Sciences
  • Richard Villems, Professor, University of Tartu
  • Tiit Tammaru, Professor, University of Tartu
  • Toomas Rõõm, Research Professor, National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics
  • Ülo Mander, Professor, University of Tartu


Former members of the Evaluation Committee

Irja Lutsar – Professor, University of Tartu
Lauri Mälksoo – Professor, University of Tartu
Tiina Nõges – Professor, Estonian University of Life Sciences
Ergo Nõmmiste – Professor, University of Tartu
Tõnis Timmusk – Professor, Tallinn University of Technology
Eero Vasar – Professor, University of Tartu
Jaak Vilo – Professor, University of Tartu

Riho Gross     – Professor, Estonian University of Life Sciences
Volli Kalm       – Rector, University of Tartu
Rainer Kattel  – Professor, Tallinn University of Technology
Pärt Peterson  – Professor, University of Tartu
Meelis Pärtel   – Professor, University of Tartu
Martti Raidal  – Senior Research Fellow, National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics
Anu Realo       – Professor, University of Tartu
Jaan Ross        – Professor, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
Enn Mellikov –  Professor, Tallinn University of Technology
Margus Viigimaa –   Professor, Tallinn University of Technology