Internships at the University of Turku
Students who arrive in Turku for an internship are considered as employees of the host organization, whether their internship is paid or not. Please notice that the interns at the University of Turku will not be registered as students and they are not entitled to the student benefits.
This means that you will have higher living costs in Turku than e.g. an exchange student. Also the employees benefits vary depending on whether the internship is paid or not.
Take care of a medical insurance before your arrival in Turku - it has to be valid for the whole internship period.
Look for housing well before your arrival
Plan your budget to cover all the living expenses during your stay in Turku
Interns at UTU are entitled to the following services
- UTU IT account
- Library services
- Erasmus Student Network events
Erasmus Placement interns are considered as employees of the host organization. Please notice that the interns at the University of Turku will not be registered as students and they are not entitled to the student benefits.
In addition, your home university might have a different interpretation of an Erasmus Placement status, therefore, please take this into the consideration already before you apply for Turku.
The International Office of University of Turku doesn't provide any Erasmus internships.