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University of Turku

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Finland
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Public
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12,275
1,443
630

Overview

The University of Turku (UTU) is an internationalresearch university and an active academic community of 25,000 students andstaff members from over 100 different countries. It was founded as the firstFinnish-language university in the country in 1920. The University's maincampus is located in the historical city centre of Turku - close to the uniquenature and archipelago of Southwest Finland. As one of the leading universitiesin Finland, the University of Turku offers study and research opportunities inseven faculties and seven special units.

 

Research at the University of Turku  is diverse and international, promoting free,effective and open science and aiming towards new interdisciplinaryinitiatives. Research at the University is profiled through the following sixthematic collaborations: biofutures; digital futures; cultural memory andsocial change; children, young people and learning; drug development anddiagnostics; sea and maritime studies. A strong focus is placed on makingresearch careers attractive and predictable. The University of Turku GraduateSchool coordinates PhD training and 16 Doctoral Programmes, and the Universityhosts two Research Collegia which offer post-doctoral career opportunities.

 

Each year, over a hundred different innovations anddozens of invention disclosures originate from the research conducted at theUniversity of Turku. The University offers a growth platform for startups andspinoffs stemming from top research and aim to develop entrepreneurial attitudeand activities in the entire University. The University collaborates closelywith the Finnish society and participate actively in the development of it's region.One of the main strategic goals is also to be a responsible employer bybuilding an encouraging and interactive university, where it is a pleasure tostudy and work.

 

Education at the University is based on the latestscientific knowledge and meets the changing needs of the society.  As they are creative and innovative experts who are not content with ready-madesolutions, the graduates of the University are sought after by employers.  The University offers a wide choice ofinternational Master's degree programmes taught in English. The University isactive in international cooperation. It is a member of the Coimbra Group, anetwork of prestigious universities in Europe. Thanks to the outstandingservices, compact campus and active academic society, international studentsand scholars feel at home from the very beginning of their stay at theUniversity of Turku, Finland!




University Highlights

Total students - 12,275

47%
53%

International students - 630

6%
94%

Total faculty staff - 1,443

177
1266

Total students - 12,275

47%
53%

International students - 630

6%
94%

Total faculty staff - 1,443

1266
177

Undergraduate Program

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Postgraduate Program

< 2,000
< 2,000
The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.
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