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Are You Applying for Funding from the Academy of Finland to the University of Turku?

Welcome to the University of Turku as an applicant for Academy of Finland’s funding! The Academy of Finland’s largest call – September Call – is open until 22 September or 29 September depending on the instrument. Please check the deadlines on the Academy of Finland website.

The University of Turku is the second largest multidisciplinary university in Finland and offers an excellent environment for international research in eight Faculties:

  • Humanities
  • Science
  • Engineering
  • Medicine
  • Law
  • Social Sciences
  • Education
  • Turku School of Economics

and in five independent units

  • Brahea Centre of University of Turku
  • Centre for Language and Communication Studies
  • Turku PET Centre
  • Finnish Centre for Astronomy with ESO
  • Turku Bioscience

In the international QS ranking, the University of Turku is among the top 300 universities and is the third best university in Finland (QS ranking 2021).

When you are applying Academy’s funding to the University of Turku, please contact first the head of the department where you are planning to conduct your research and are applying to. Send a short introduction about you and your research, and give your reasons for applying to the department in question. The head of department will also be the person giving the commitment of the site of research in the Academy’s electronic submission system.

As an Academy’s applicant of the University of Turku, the specialists in e.g. Research Funding, Finance and Library Services will help you. In order to get help and information about the guidelines as well as internal deadlines of the University, please contact Research Funding unit (researchfunding@utu.fi) well before the call deadline of the Academy of Finland. Please sign up as an applicant of the University via the registration form by 18 August 2021.

Welcome as an applicant of the University of Turku and best of luck with your application!