Research Collegia of the University of Turku

Research Collegia Offer Platforms for Cutting-edge Multidisciplinary Research

​Research Collegia aim to promote both cutting-edge research and the research careers of young scholars.

The University of Turku hosts two multidisciplinary research collegia: Turku Institute for Advanced Studies (TIAS) and Turku Collegium for Science and Medicine (TCSM).

Turku Institute for Advanced Studies promotes cutting-edge university research in the humanities and social sciences. This includes studies in the arts and literature, business studies, cultural studies, economics, education, human geography, history, law, linguistics, languages, philosophy, political science, psychology, speech-language pathology, social policy, social work, sociology and research methodology, and their equivalents.

Turku Collegium for Science and Medicine is a multidisciplinary, interactive research platform for PhD scientists in Science and Medicine.  This includes studies in the mathematics, IT, physics, chemistry, biochemistry, biology, geology, geography, medicine, biomedicine, dentistry and their equivalents.