Meie peamised uurimissuunad on Vanapõhja kultuur ja kirjandus, kaasaegne Skandinaavia kirjandus, Eesti ja Skandinaavia kultuurilised suhted läbi ajaloo, Eesti ja Skandinaavia folkloor.
The Pre-modern seminar is an interdisciplinary and informal seminar at Tartu University organized by the Department of Scandinavian Studies and led by Professor Daniel Sävborg. It was founded in 2010 and has so far several meetings with talks by scholars on different levels, both from Estonia and from abroad. The focus is on pre-1800 issues of all kinds.
The research seminar of the College of Foreign Languages and Cultures is a new, interdisciplinary seminar at the University of Tartu, organised by the professors of the college. Its aim is to create a forum for scholarly discussion and present ongoing research.