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Become a Mentor for a Student


The mentoring programmes of the University of Turku support students’ transition into professional life and researchers’ and other staff members’ professional development. The University has mentoring programmes for Master's degree students who are about to graduate, young researchers, international staff and grant researchers who are aiming for a career outside academia, and other staff. Call for new mentors for the programmes is once again open during the autumn!

New perspectives and positive self-challenging through Mentoring


The multidisciplinary mentoring programme of the University of Turku kicked off at the start of the year. The University-wide mentoring programme facilitates mentoring programmes directed at master’s degree students, doctoral candidates and postdoctoral researchers, as well as University staff. Altogether 83 mentors and 105 mentees take part in the programmes offered. Concluding seminars of the mentoring programmes will be held in October–November.

Doctoral researcher or postdoctoral researcher, would you like to have a mentor?

The mentoring programme supports doctoral researchers and postdoctoral researchers in their career development and in recognizing one's professional skills and expertise. Mentoring programme is a joint programme between University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University. The mentoring programme begins with an orientation seminar in February and the programme ends in October. The seminar will be held in English.

MediOpe — Education Development Unit

The MediOpe unit's tasks include supporting both teaching and learning at the Faculty of Medicine. The unit organises training for faculty teaching staff, supports the implementation and development of teaching, coordinates and develops mentoring programmes for undergraduate students and the faculty's student feedback system. The unit also supports curriculum development.