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Turun yliopisto
Country Finland
City Turku
Bachelor (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)13,841 USD/year.
Cost of living $612-1,235 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 20%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1920
Abbreviation UTU
Teachers 2,000
Students 12,167
Foreigners 4%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Vapaan kansan lahja vapaalle tieteelle
• Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi
• European University Association (EUA)
• Coimbra Group
World ranking262
Country ranking2
Academic Reputation293
Employer Reputation188
Quality of teaching71
International Faculty376
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities275
Life Sciences and Medicine203
Natural Science390
Social Sciences and Management241
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking262
QS World University Rankings234
ARWU Academic Ranking301
Cost of living in Turku
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 230 290
Food 219 462
Transportation 45 185
Communications and utilities 58 79
Clothing 26 99
Sports and leisure 35 120
Accommodation in Turku USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre232
Shared room in city centre293
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre444
1 bedroom apartment in city centre551
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة توركو
German Universität Turku
Spanish Universidad de Turku
French Université de Turku
Japanese トゥルク大学
Korean 투르쿠대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Turku
Russian Университет Турку
Chinese 图尔库大学
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University of Turku or Turun yliopisto (UTU) - public higher education institution in Finland.

University of Turku - Description

The University of Turku is an international research university and an active academic community of more than 25,000 students and employees. It was founded as the first Finnish-language university in the country in 1920. The university campus is located in the historical city centre of Turku - close to the unique nature and archipelago of Southwest Finland. As one of the leading universities in Finland, the University of Turku offers study and research opportunities in seven faculties and twelve special units and interdisciplinary centres. The University’s cross-cutting research is based on strong academic competence. Molecular biosciences form the widest area of strength in research. Other acknowledged areas of research research are cardiovascular and metabolic research, ecological studies, learning and education research, future studies and research on institutional design and social mechanisms. The University’s aim and ambition is to provide students with innovative problem solving skills and a high-standard, multidisciplinary education based on the latest research. A strong focus is placed on making research careers attractive and predictable. The University of Turku Graduate School coordinates PhD training and Doctoral Programmes, and the University hosts two Research Collegia which offer post-doctoral career opportunities. The University is active in international cooperation. It is...

Description of University of Turku

The University of Turku is an ambitious, research-led university with a broad spectrum of internationally acknowledged expertise. The University is recognised for the quality of research, teaching, and excellent student support services. The mission of the University is to promote free research and scientific civilization and to provide highest research-based education. As one of the leading universities in Finland, the University of Turku offers study and research opportunities in its seven faculties: Humanities, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Medicine, Law, Social Science, Education and Turku School of Economics. The University is a member of the Coimbra Group, a network of prestigious universities in Europe. The University of Turku is internationally known and recognised for its research and the University has broad spectrum and extensive international contacts in science. The University acknowledges six areas of strength in research. The definition of these areas is based on the University's strategic goals, cooperation possibilities, future outlook, and the needs of society. The status of the current areas of strength has been established through the traditions of the faculties and groundbreaking research projects. The University has two Research Collegia which promote the research careers of young scholars and offer platforms for cutting-edge multidisciplinary research. There are ca 20 doctoral programmes several of which are focused on the areas of strength in research designated by the University. The University of Turku is a highly international university, where education and research are intertwined. Students are offered a variety of possibilities for international exchange in the collaborating Universities in different parts of the world. A close connection between scientific research and education is the starting point of both the postgraduate and undergraduate education at the University. High-standard, multi- and interdisciplinary research forms the basis of the University's activities, and education and societal impact of the University are built on this basis
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