About University of Turku

Get inspired by science! The University of Turku (UTU) is an inspiring and international academic community of 25,000 students and staff in Southwest Finland. Our main campus is located in the historical city centre of Turku, renowned as the best Student City in Finland.  It is also located 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 eight faculties and five independent units. The University provides students with innovative problem-solving skills and high-standard, multidisciplinary education based on the most up-to-date research. 97% of our international students feel that UTU and Turku are good places to be!

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Bachelor’s and Master’s

92% of our international students are satisfied with their experience at UTU. Start your future career by applying to our international degree programmes!



The University of Turku Graduate School (UTUGS) consists of doctoral programmes which cover all doctoral candidates and disciplines of the University.


Degree Finder

Our degree finder includes all of our degree programmes taught in English. Find the right programme for you!


Hear from our global alumni

Hear from our global alumni

“I really liked the study programme I selected. I believe that one of the main reasons diagnostics industry flourishes in Turku is that the research is so strong at the universities here. Since Turku is a student city, this is a great place to start your professional career.“

- Meghadipa Goswami, Master’s Degree Programme in Biomedical Sciences

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“It was very rewarding doing my research here because not only was I doing my research study but I was also able to collaborate with people from all around the world. In Turku, we collaborate to innovate.”

­- Tarek Omran, PhD in Dentistry

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“I came to Finland in 2015 to pursue my Master’s degree, and after my graduation I continued my career at MacGregor, combining my business skills with technology.”

- Linh Nguyen, Master’s Degree in Global Innovation Management

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