Tamtik, M. (2017). 'Who governs the internationalization of higher education? A comparative analysis of macro-regional policies in Canada and the European Union', Comparative and International Education / Éducation Comparée et Internationale 46(1), 1-15.

Tamtik, M. (2016). Policy coordination challenges in government's innovation policy - The Case of Ontario Canada. Science and Public Policy, 1-11. doi: 10.1093/scipol/scw074

Tamtik, M. (2016). Institutional Change Through Policy Learning: The Case of the European Commission and research policy. Review of Policy Research, 33(1), 5-21.

Tamtik, M. & Kirss, L. (2016). Building a norm of internationalization - The Case of Estonia’s higher education system. Journal of Studies in International Education, 20(2), 164-183.

Tamtik, M., & Sá, C. (2013). Policy learning to internationalize European science: Possibilities and limitations of open coordination. Higher Education 2(6), 317-331.

Sá, C., Tamtik, M., & Kretz, A. (2013). Evidence and expertise in policy making for university research (pp. 59-82). In P. Axelrod et al (Eds.) Making policy in turbulent times: Challenges and prospects for higher education. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Tamtik, M. (2012). Rethinking the Open Method of Coordination: Mutual learning initiatives shaping the European research enterprise. Review of European and Russian Affairs 7(2), 1-27.

Tamtik, M., & Sá, C. (2012). The role of experts in the European Union’s research policy. Review of Policy Research 29(4), 449-466.

Sá, C., & Tamtik, M. (2012). Strategic planning for academic research: a Canadian perspective. Higher Education Management and Policy 24(1), 1-20.

Sá, C., & Tamtik, M. (2011). Structural genomics and the organization of open science. Genomics, Society and Policy, 7(1), 20-34.

Padrik, M., & Tamtik, M. (2009). Comprehension and production of noun compounds by Estonian children with specific language impairment. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 23 (5), 375-391.



Tamtik, M. (2017). Overview of the future vision for higher education: The Netherlands, Sweden, Ireland, New Zealand. Policy report to Government Office, Republic of Estonia. [In Estonian]

Tamtik, M. (2016). Overview of the state-funded scholarship programs – Denmark and Norway. Policy report to Government Office, Republic of Estonia. [In Estonian]

Tamtik, M. (2016). Blogpost @CIHE Canadian and International Higher Education. On Strike at the University of Manitoba: A View from the Picket Line. Availabl at

Tamtik, M. (2016). Blogpost @CIHE Canadian and International Higher Education. New Innovation Agenda for Canada – Can the Federal-Provincial Policy Divide be Overcome? Available at

Tamtik, M. (2016). Blogpost @Europe of Knowledge. Hidden from the Eye – Learning Practices to Coordinate European Research Policy. Available at

Tamtik, M. (2014). Book Review. Comparative education research. Approaches and methods. 2014. Edited by Bray, Adamson and Mason. Canadian and International Education/Education Canadienne et Internationale 43(2), Article 8.

Tamtik, M. (2014). Media Tip. From Blackberry euphoria to innovation boost - A way forward for the Canadian governments. Available at

Tamtik, M., & Kirss, L. (2011). Policy Report. The Evaluation of Estonian Higher Education Internationalization Strategy 2006-2015. [In Estonian]. Report submitted to Estonian Ministry of Education and Research. PRAXIS: Center for Policy Studies, Estonia.

Tamtik, M. (2006). Research Paper. The skills of understanding and forming compound nouns of 5-6 years-old children. (Liitsõnade mõistmis- ja moodustusoskus 5-6aastastel lastel). Eripedagoogika, oktoober 2006.

Tamtik, M. (2001). Research Paper. Formation of Compound Words of Children with Speech Delay. Studies in Language 36. Nordic and Baltic Morphology: Papers from A NorFA Course, Tartu, June 2000. University of Joensuu, Faculty of Humanities, pp. 121-128.