International Office

International Office is administrating all exchanges for students and staff.

We are responsible for the mobility agreements and cooperation with our partner universities abroad. The International Office administers and coordinates several international programmes and projects. We administer grants mostly for outgoing students and staff.

If you are interested in studying in a Master's Degree Programme please check this website.

If you are interested in an Erasmus+ Staff or Teacher Training at the University of Turku, please contact the department or unit you would like to visit directly, preferably with your CV and other relevant information on your background and the objectives of your planned training period.
Please click here for contact information (Faculties and independent units).

 

Contact Information

Incoming Exchange Students

Please contact preferably by email:

international@utu.fi
General information for incoming and outgoing exchange students:

  • Emmi Saari, International Advisor, +358 (0)29 450 2600
  • Virpi Leppänen, International Advisor, +358 (0)29 450 3138

incoming@utu.fi

  • Kaija Kangasjärvi, International Officer, +358 (0)29 450 2603
  • Nina Vainikka, International Advisor, +358 (0)29 450 3139
Outgoing Exchange Students

Please contact preferably by email:

international@utu.fi
General information for incoming and outgoing exchange students:

  • Virpi Leppänen, International Advisor, +358 (0)29 450 3138
  • Emmi Saari, International Advisor, +358 (0)29 450 2600

 outgoing@utu.fi

  • Tarja Virta, International Officer, +358 (0)29 450 3159
  • Annukka Väre, International Officer, +358 (0)29 450 3160
  • Lassi Yli-Muilu, International Officer, +358 (0)29 450 3140
  • Suvi Hurttila, International Advisor, +358 (0)29 450 3161
  • Heli Rahko, International Officer (on leave of absence)
Teacher and Staff Mobility

Please contact preferably by email:

erasmus-st@utu.fi

  • Emmi Saari, International Advisor, +358 (0)29 450 2600
  • Tarja Virta, International Officer, + 358 (0)29 450 3159

If you are interested in an Erasmus+ Staff or Teacher Training at the University of Turku, please contact the department or unit you would like to visit directly, preferably with your CV and other relevant information on your background and the objectives of your planned training period.

Please click here for contact information (faculties and independent units).

Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility

Please contact preferably by email:

erasmusicm@utu.fi

  • Emmi Saari, International Advisor, + 358 (0)29 450 2600
  • Janne Loikkanen, Head of International Office, +358 (0)29 450 2480
Internships at UTU

Applicants wishing to complete an internship at UTU should contact the host unit/department directly and require internship possibilities from staff at the preferable host unit/department.

Please click here for contact information (faculties and independent units).

Head of International Office

Janne Loikkanen, Head of International Office, +358 (0)29 450 2480

janne.loikkanen@utu.fi

(On leave of absence: Liisa Järvinen, Head of International Office)

Visiting and Mailing Adress, Erasmus Codes

Mailing address
International Office
FI-20014 TURKU
FINLAND

Visiting address: Student Centre Disco on the University hill

Student service desk open
Mon-Fri 12-14 (10-14 start and end of semesters)

 
Institutional Erasmus Code
SF TURKU01
 
Institutional Erasmus Contract (EUC reference number)
29559-EPP-1-2014-1-FI-EPPKA3-ECHE
 
Participant Identity Code (PIC)
999903064
 
Organisation ID code
E10209158
 
Contact Information for Erasmus+ Agreements

Tarja Virta, tarja.virta@utu.fi / outgoing@utu.fi

  • Institutional Erasmus+ Coordinator
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Social Sciences

Lassi Yli-Muilu, lassi.yli-muilu@utu.fi / outgoing@utu.fi

  • Faculty of Humanities

Annukka Väre, annukka.vare@utu.fi

  • Faculty of Law
  • Turku School of Economics

Kaija Kangasjärvi, incoming@utu.fi

  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Technology

Other services related to international affairs at the University of Turku

Student Union

The Specialist in International Affairs is an authority in matters concerning student exchange, internationalisation and development cooperation. She organises international tutor training together with the university, gives guidance to the international students and coordinates TYY's development cooperation. Students can always turn to the Specialist in International Affairs in question on these issues.

Satu Nurmi, tyy-internationalspecialist@utu.fi

Strategic Partnerships and international educational projects
Irinja Paakkanen Head of International Affairs  +358 (0)29 450 2584
Strategic planning, partnerships and networks, UArctic, SANORD and UniPID contact person
Scholars at Risk (SAR) Finland Coordinator


Kirsi Korpela International Liaison Officer +358 (0)29 450 3158
Strategic partnerships and networks, especially in East Asia

Pia Le Grand International Officer +358 (0)29 450 2548
Strategic partnerships and networks, especially in Africa