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About UTU

University of Turku (UTU) — public non-profit university. It is located in Turku, Finland. UTU is working together with European University Association (EUA), Coimbra Group.

QS World University Rankings collects data on the best institutions in the world, according to which UTU is on top-320. The educational institution is in 301 position of Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE).

UTU does research in different fields of study and invites students to bachelor, master and doctorate programs.

Location
Turku, Finland
Establishment year
1920
Students
12,906
International students
575
Female students
63%
Acceptance rate
20%

Place in ratings

By subject
SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Life Sciences & Medicine236
Arts & Humanities308
Natural Sciences401-450
Social Sciences & Management401-450
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UTU tuition fees

The academic calendar at UTU is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in Finland. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. At Finnish public universities, you can study for free in Finnish or Sweden. Your language level should be at least at a B2 level. Tuition fees for English programs start from 1,000 USD per year. For up-to-date information on scholarships and the cost of education for each program, check the official website of the educational institution.

Accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses are all things to consider before applying to university.

Academic calendar
Semesters
Bachelor
Foreign1,000USD/year
Master
Foreign8,714USD/year
Doctorate
Free

Study programs at UTU

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Sustainable and Social Entrepreneurship
Study degree
BBA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 80
Economics & Business Management
Sustainable and Social Entrepreneurship
Study degree
BBA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 80
Computer Science & IT
Information and Communication Technology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Physical Sciences
Information and Communication Technology
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 80
Physical Sciences
Information and Communication Technology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Physical Sciences
Education & Training
Early Childhood Teacher Education
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Education & Training
Primary Teacher Education
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
60 months
Study field
Education & Training
Other programs
Computer Science & IT
Health Technology
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Information and Communication Technology - Cryptography
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Applied Sciences & Professions
Computer Science & IT
Engineering & Technology
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Information and Communication Technology - Cyber Security
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Information and Communication Technology - Digital Health
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Medicine
Arts & Humanities
Information and Communication Technology - Cryptography
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Applied Sciences & Professions
Computer Science & IT
Engineering & Technology
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Materials Engineering - Modern Industrial Materials
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Arts & Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Mechanical Engineering - Digital Design
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Arts & Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
History, Philosophy & Theology
Futures Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Humanities
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Economics & Business Management
History, Philosophy & Theology
Physical Sciences
Physical Sciences
Futures Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Humanities
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Economics & Business Management
History, Philosophy & Theology
Physical Sciences
Physical and Chemical Sciences - Astronomy and Space Physics
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Physical and Chemical Sciences - Materials Physics
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Physical and Chemical Sciences - Theoretical Physics
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 90
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Futures Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Humanities
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Economics & Business Management
History, Philosophy & Theology
Physical Sciences
Economics & Business Management
Futures Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Humanities
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Economics & Business Management
History, Philosophy & Theology
Physical Sciences
Global Innovation Management
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Applied Sciences & Professions
Food Development
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Applied Sciences & Professions
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Inequalities, Interventions and New Welfare State
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Applied Sciences & Professions
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Information and Communication Technology - Cryptography
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Applied Sciences & Professions
Computer Science & IT
Engineering & Technology
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Humanities
Futures Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Humanities
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Economics & Business Management
History, Philosophy & Theology
Physical Sciences
Education & Training
Education and Learning
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Education & Training
Social Sciences & Management
East Asian Studies
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Gender Studies
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Inequalities, Interventions and New Welfare State
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Applied Sciences & Professions
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Biomedical Sciences - Medicinal and Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Biomedical Sciences - Molecular Biotechnology and Diagnostics
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Biosciences - Evolutionary Biology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Food Development
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Applied Sciences & Professions
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Human Neuroscience
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Show all
Medicine
Biomedical Sciences - Biomedical Imaging
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Medicine
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 90
Biomedical Sciences - Drug Discovery and Development
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Medicine
Biomedical Sciences - Medicinal and Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Biomedical Sciences - Molecular Biotechnology and Diagnostics
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Biosciences - Evolutionary Biology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Show all
Engineering & Technology
Biomedical Sciences - Biomedical Imaging
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Medicine
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 90
Information and Communication Technology - Cryptography
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Applied Sciences & Professions
Computer Science & IT
Engineering & Technology
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Information and Communication Technology - Smart Systems
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Materials Engineering - Health Technology Materials
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Medicine
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 90
Materials Engineering - Materials of Energy Technology
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Show all
Other
Future Health and Technology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Law and Information Society
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Other programs
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Languages and Translation Studies
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Journalism & Media
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Law
Law
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Law
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Arts & Humanities
History, Culture and Arts Studies - Juno
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Arts & Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
History, Philosophy & Theology
History, Culture and Arts Studies - Juno
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Arts & Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Journalism & Media
Educational Policy, Lifelong Learning and Comparative Education Research - KEVEKO
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Journalism & Media
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Languages and Translation Studies
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Journalism & Media
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Humanities
History, Culture and Arts Studies - Juno
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Arts & Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Languages and Translation Studies
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Journalism & Media
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Economics & Business Management
Economics
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Education & Training
Educational Policy, Lifelong Learning and Comparative Education Research - KEVEKO
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Journalism & Media
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Learning, Teaching and Learning Environments Research
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Physical Sciences
Biology, Geography and Geology
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Physical and Chemical Sciences
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Medicine
Biology, Geography and Geology
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Drug Research
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Molecular Life Sciences
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Molecular Medicine
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Nursing Science
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Show all
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Biology, Geography and Geology
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Molecular Medicine
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Oral Sciences (FINDOS Turku)
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Physical and Chemical Sciences
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Biology, Geography and Geology
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Learning, Teaching and Learning Environments Research
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Social Sciences & Management
Biology, Geography and Geology
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Economics
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Educational Policy, Lifelong Learning and Comparative Education Research - KEVEKO
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Journalism & Media
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Languages and Translation Studies
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Journalism & Media
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 575, TOEFL iBT — 92
Other programs
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Bachelor degree at UTU

Admission to the bachelor's programs is based on the results of entrance examinations. Before applying, you need to pass the TOEFL exam. The TOEFL exam must be 80 and above.

TOEFL iBT
80

Master's degree at UTU

It is impossible to enter UTU for a master's program without confirming knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum IELTS score for admission is 6.5. TOEFL — 90 or higher.

IELTS
6.5
TOEFL iBT
90

Doctorate degree at UTU

If you decide to pursue a career in science and enroll in a doctoral program, you must pass the language exam — IELTS or TOEFL. For enrollment, you need to pass IELTS with 6.5 points. The minimum score for TOEFL is 90.

IELTS
6.5
TOEFL iBT
90
TOEFL PBT
575

UTU campus

UTU has an urban campus, which provides students with many options for study and recreation. The abundance of museums, theaters and cinemas creates opportunities for the cultural development of young people. In the city, there are also large companies that offer internships. The university has a library where students can do their homework, write scientific papers or just read interesting books. Foreigners who come to UTU through exchange programs study and live with local students. Thus, the university promotes intercultural exchange and the establishment of interethnic relations.

Campus Type
Urban
Library
Yes
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What to do after graduation

You can stay in Finland for up to 4 years after graduation. To do this, you need to apply for a job seeker visa. Graduates of UTU find jobs without difficulty. One of the reasons is the good reputation of the university among employers, according to the results of the QS ranking. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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