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Exchange Studies at the University of Turku

The University of Turku is a highly international research university with a diverse student community. Get inspired by science and choose the University of Turku as your exchange destination!


The University of Turku was established in 1920 and today we are an active community of 20 000 students, out of which 1500 are international students. We welcome annually around 500 incoming exchange students to study at our seven faculties and collaborate with over 400 universities worldwide. 

Each faculty offers a range of courses in English and students are often able to combine studies from different faculties. Our friendly and helpful staff aims to offer high-quality services for incoming exchange students to facilitate a smooth start of studies in Finland. Each exchange student will have a personal tutor, who helps with practical matters and introduces the Finnish way of life and academic culture to their tutees.

Our housing provider TYS offers reasonably-priced and furnished student accommodation, which is available for most incoming students. Being a member of the Student Union entitles you many student benefits. Don't forget about the ESN Uni Turku activities either!

Our Fact Sheet and Guide for Exchange Students offer practical information for both partners and incoming students. Head here to learn more about the international networks the University is involved in!

Questions about exchange studies at UTU? Contact our incoming team at incoming@utu.fi