Faculty of Medicine

International Master's Degree Programmes

In the application period 3 December 2018 - 31 January 2019 we offer the following International Master's Degree Programmes taught in English, starting in autumn 2019.

Clear! – Doctors and Nurses Train Together in New Simulation Facility


Finland’s high quality healthcare is ensured by training qualified experts in medicine and nursing sciences. In the University's new clinical skills teaching facilities, future doctors and nurses can simulate working in multiprofessional groups, using various practical skills. While the patient in the room happens to be a dummy, the simulation creates real learning experiences.

Collaboration Platforms

The multidisciplinary University of Turku has several interdisciplinary collaboration platforms whose purpose is to bring together different disciplines and representatives of companies and business life under various themes and perspectives.

Innovations and Entrepreneurship

The University of Turku is a multidisciplinary university that offers excellent conditions for ground-breaking interdisciplinary research and making the results available for the benefit of society.

Studying at the Faculty of Medicine

The Faculty provides multidisciplinary research-based degree education in four different degree programmes leading to a Licentiate of Medicine or Dentistry, a Master of Health Sciences and Master of Science. The Faculty also has four Master’s degree tracks taught in English. Approximately 300 lower and higher academic degrees are completed at the Faculty each year.

Research at the Faculty of Medicine

Our strengths lie in translational research. Clinical and basic research are seamlessly combined bringing new results from research laboratories and clinical studies to the patient treatment.

Applying for the Title of Docent at the Faculty of Medicine

The University may award the title of docent (dosentti in Finnish) to a person who has comprehensive knowledge of their own field, a capacity for independent research or artistic work demonstrated through publication or some other manner, and good teaching skills.