Studying in Turku
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.
In Turku operates two universities and four UAS. They offer a large number of English-taught degree programmes on various levels. All campuses are located near city center.
The institutions' websites are best source for detailed information on the degrees, admissions advice, information on entry requirements and applying.
Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS)
- Turku University of Applied Sciences
Humak University of Applied Sciences
Humak operates in Turku, but does not have degrees in English applicable in Turku
Diaconia University of Applied Sciences
DIAK operates in Turku, but does not have degrees or courses in English applicable in Turku
Tarek Omran is an alumn and a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Turku. Tarek says: "I have to say, for the six years I have been here (in Turku), I have not regretted for a single day my choice". Watch the video and find out why exactly is Tarek so happy for choosing Turku!