International Staff Services

International Staff Services is available for visiting post-docs, researchers and teachers as well as for Doctoral Candidates coming from abroad. Accompanying families are also covered by this service. The services include:

  • Advice on visa / residence permit, and permit extensions
  • Information on insurances
  • Advice regarding registration in Finland
  • Information on arriving and settling in Turku
  • Orientation sessions

International Staff Services, please fill in the Service Form.


Information sessions are organised once a month, place Feeniks Library, meeting room Koskenniemi, campus map T2
Tuesday, June 5 at 10.15 - 12

International researchers, teachers and doctoral candidates who have recently started at UTU are warmly welcome for an information meeting on practical matters concerning settling-in Turku. Topics in the meeting: Civil registration, home municipality, tax card, Kela, insurances, health care, learning Finnish, family matters, and cross-cultural matters. No registration is needed.

Further information: International Staff Services,


20014 Turun yliopisto, Finland
Tel. +358 29 450 5000

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