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.
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.
Quality work is the basis for quality management at the University of Turku.
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.
The Dean of the Faculty of Humanities is Professor Jaakko Suominen, and the Vice-Deans are Professor Marja-Liisa Helasvuo and Professor Hanna Meretoja.
The Faculty of Humanities has been founded in 1920 and it is the oldest Faculty from the seven faculties at the University of Turku.