Are you interested in studying in Turku? Below you can find a checklist to assist you in getting started with.
1) Study options in Turku
What are your study interests? Which particular degree programme(s) you wish to apply to?
Turku offers a wide range of housing options for students near the campuses and the centre. The price of housing is more student-friendly than in many other cities in Finland. However, you should begin your search well in advance. The beginning of the academic year is the busiest time, while most apartments become available in spring.
Where to find an apartment
To get your apartment hunting started, here is a list of organizations and companies that provide housing.
1. Education from the top of the world
Finland is a Nordic welfare state where equality is the fundamental ideology behind education. International rankings agree with us, Finland is a great place to study. Finnish higher education consists of two complementary sectors: universities promoting research and academic education, and universities of applied sciences (=UAS) offering professional higher education with close ties to the working life.
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- Higher education institutes in Turku | Turku.fi
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- Studyinfo - Study option in Finland (opintopolku.fi)
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There are two kinds of higher education institutions in Finland - universities and universities of applied sciences (UAS). The mission of universities is to conduct scientific research and provide instruction and postgraduate education based on it. UAS train professionals in response to labour market needs and conduct research and development which supports instruction and promotes regional development in particular.
Novia UAS is located at two addresses in Turku, at Henrikinkatu and Juhana Herttuan puistokatu where the maritime education is given. At Henrikinkatu there are students within several different fields. Prospective Bachelors of Social Services, Bachelors of Health Care, and Bachelors of Business Administration are gathered in the renovated campus.
Diaconia University of Applied Sciences' (Diak) Turku campus is located at Old Mill, Kupittaa. In Turku it is possible to study a Bachelor’s degree in interpretation through the programmes of Community Interpreting or Sign Language and Interpreting. Diak also offers Master level education in interpreting.
Turku University of Applied Sciences is an inspiring community of altogether 10 000 experts. You, too, can become a member through over 60 study options in the joint application every spring and autumn, or through the Open UAS path. At TUAS, you can study culture and the creative field, technology, social and health care or business. The competence spearheads of TUAS include marine technology, digitalisation, health promotion and art as a part of a good life.
The University of Turku (UTU) is an inspiring and international academic community of 25,000 students and staff. We build a sustainable future with multidisciplinary research, education, and collaboration. We educate creative and proactive future experts who will solve complex scientific questions and social issues.
Our graduates have excellent collaboration skills, the ability to create work for themselves and others, and expertise that can be applied to different sectors of society.