Faculty of Humanities

New Researchers at Turku Institute for Advanced Studies Tackle Pioneering Projects


Turku Institute for Advanced Studies (TIAS) strengthens its position as a leading multidisciplinary research unit in humanities and social sciences after recruiting new researchers, ten of whom started their work at the beginning of 2019. During their three-year projects, the Institute’s researchers will conduct a diverse range of interdisciplinary, innovative and socially impactful research.

Researching Security


8.2.2019 at 10.00 - 15.00
The seminar explores the concept of security from theoretical and methodological perspectives with the empirical focus on Finland and Sweden. The seminar is a part of the Kone Foundation funded project Muuttuvat uhkakuvat ja valvonnan mekanismit Suomessa (2018-2020) which examines threat perceptions...

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.

Advisory Board of the Faculty of Humanities

The purpose of the Advisory Board is to act as a co-operative body of the faculty and its key stakeholders and to promote the education and social development of faculty research.

Faculty Council of the Faculty of Humanities

The Faculty Council has a number of tasks. Among these are: development of teaching and research, preparation of the budget and strategy proposals as well as outlining the overall distribution of resources, accepting the teaching curricula, doctoral dissertations, and preparation of a proposal regarding the number of new students and their selection criteria.

Deanship at the Faculty of Humanities

The Dean of the Faculty of Humanities is Professor Jaakko Suominen, and the Vice-Deans are Professor Marja-Liisa Helasvuo and Professor Hanna Meretoja.

About the Faculty

The Faculty of Humanities has been founded in 1920 and it is the oldest Faculty from the seven faculties at the University of Turku.