Within the framework of CIVITAS ECCENTRIC, several publications related to mobility have been published, such as various reports, theses, reviews and articles. You can view the publications on this page.
The Turku Urban Research Programme is a research collaboration and knowledge-brokerage initiative between the City of Turku, the University of Turku, and Åbo Akademi University, also involving co-operation with other universities and research institutes. The municipality aims to gain insights and policy advice, while universities benefit from the regional engagement and strengthening of urban scholarship, including the challenge to develop projects with both academic and practical relevance.
In Turku, you can study technology in four higher education institutions:
This accessibility statement applies to Turku City's web service Hellewi. The web page's address is kuntapalvelut.fi/turunmuseot.
The Status of Web Accessibility of the Digital Service
The web service functions under the law of providing accessible online content (WCAG). The providers evaluate the accessibility of the service themselves.
Shipping companies are doing their everything to make your cruise experience as comfortable as possible. They have executed numerous actions to make sure safety onboard is on highest level: The total amount of passengers has been decreased, restaurants and shops has limitations for entries and entertainment onboard is organized so that everyone has something to enjoy – within safe distance from others.
Do your check in in advance if possible or use the check in machines in terminal.
On Monitori’s chat, you can ask anything about the City’s services and it is open according to Monitori Market Square’s opening hours Mon-Fri 9- am-6 pm and Sat 10 am-3 pm.
There are also the following theme-specific chat services:
The Turku region offers unique nature, diverse culture, vibrant history and unforgettable restaurant experiences for the tourists. However, first and foremost, it offers uncompromising safety. Since safety has been taken into account comprehensively, you have the opportunity to enjoy more of all the experiences.
We have compiled information on this site on the specific actions that the responsible tourist operators of the Turku region have undertaken to protect their customers from COVID-19.
In Finland, as well as in the other Baltic states, the shipping industry is closely regulated and controlled. Shipping companies comply with international and national legislation, regulations, instructions and recommendations. Ships operate in accordance with the international MARPOL, AFS and other conventions.
Culture and event actors are committed to the following measures to ensure a safe visit for the visitors:
The restaurant business in Finland is closely regulated and controlled. When operating in the food industry, the actors are committed to identifying the dangers connected with their operations and arranging their operations to be safe by using e.g. own-check plans. The companies providing professional restaurant services in Turku are committed to adhering to all the safety instructions of authorities (Communicable Diseases Act, THL’s instructions, Regional State Administrative Agency’s instructions).
Read the regional state administrative agency's instructions
All the actors commit to these measures in all the facilities of the establishment to guarantee safe accommodation.
We require the actors who join us to have undertaken a long list of actions regarding safety, hygiene and the welfare of their customers because of the coronavirus pandemic. Among other things, we require that the actors:
Emergency number: 112
In need of the Police, and Ambulance or the Fire Department?
Emergency number: 112
Arriving to Turku
Turku is located on the South-Western coast of Finland. Our city is easy to reach by public transportation from all the other major cities in Finland. Turku is about two hours away from both Helsinki and Tampere. You can arrive to Turku by air, sea, rails and roads.
Founded in 1229 along the river Aura, Turku is the oldest and sixth largest city in Finland. Once an important trading passage, the Aura river remains a central landmark and its riverfront a popular shared living room for Turku’s 190 000 habitants and the nearly 330 000 people living in the Turku urban area.
Turku Vocational Institute is at the forefront of development work in vocational education.
Decades of experience in serving our region’s evolving workforce needs leaves Turku Vocational Institute uniquely qualified to guide education providers looking to build and develop their vocational programs.
We can help your organisation in building education that meets the demands of both students and their future employers.
Our expertice in VET development is at your service.
TAI students and staff can gather skills to prepare for the ever-globalizing working life through our organization’s international activities: