Apply for a "presidential research home" for the year 2024


The University of Turku is opening for application access to a research residence renovated from the birthplace of former Finnish President Mauno Koivisto (”Manun kammari”, "Manu's chambers"). The application period ends on 15 December 2023 at 16.00.

The residence at Piispankatu 4 is meant for full-time doctoral students at the Faculty of social sciences (or research area of social sciences) of the University of Turku, and of Social sciences at Åbo Akademi University. The residence will be available for one year (1.2.2024-31.1.2025) with the possibility of extension on special grounds by application. Access to the residence is free of charge. The researcher may also use the residence as a personal apartment. You can find more information on the residence in Finnish and Swedish with pictures.

The application documents which must include a cv, research plan, statement by the research supervisor and inter alia the reasoning for the usage and the requested time at the residence must be delivered to the faculty of social sciences via webropol form. The decision on the residence occupant is made by the faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Turku.

For further information, please contact Head of Faculty Administration Minna Domander,, +258 40 828 2364 at the University of Turku or Head of Faculty Administration Tua Henriksson,, +358 50 575 1517 at the Åbo Akademi University.

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Created 17.11.2023 | Updated 17.11.2023