The "bog university" is a joint venture of the Soomaa national park region.
Being a part of it, the Tipu nature school serves as a venue and also carries out own events.
Aim of the bog university is to examine the local fauna, habitats and the relation of nature and human kind. At an annual conference research results are presented, lectures held, information shared and excursions made.
"Renaturation of bog as a habitat" was last years focus, being "Cultural heritage" this year.