The application to the University’s international Master’s degree programmes was open on 7–20 January 2021. 13 Master's degree programmes were open for application and the University received a record number of applications, altogether 1,985.
Take part in a TikTok dance, share photos of your most memorable Erasmus+ moments, or join in the Erasmus+ info session organised by the University of Turku on Zoom. The Erasmus Days 2020 are celebrated on 15–17 October and this year, the University will participate virtually.
University of Turku has received the status of a European University together with a transnational alliance of higher education institutions
The European Commission approved a total of 24 new members to join the alliance of European Universities. The University of Turku is part of the European Campus of City-Universities, EC2U university alliance, which aims to promote cooperation between the alliance’s universities and cities.
Unique Atmosphere of Turku Introduced to 150 International Higher Education Institution Representatives on 23 September
The higher education institutions of Turku introduced the city and its diverse opportunities as a student city to their international partners on Pre-EAIE Partner Day on Monday, 23 September.
Together with Turku Science Park, the University of Turku organised a networking event at the Visitor and Innovation Centre Joki. The Vice President of Namibia participated in the event that showcased the activities of the higher education institutions, businesses and organisations in Turku. The participants also discussed future collaboration between Finland and Namibia.
The Natura and Agora buildings were busy with the international students’ welcome event on Friday, 30 August at 11am–1pm. The students were introduced to the services the University and the City of Turku have to offer and different student organisations were presented.
Jukka Kola, who will take up his Rector’s term in the University of Turku in August, has strengthened the University’s ties with Chinese universities during his visit in Hangzhou, China. The discussions raised an idea of an alliance of four universities, with the co-operation focusing especially on health, well-being, food sciences and corporate collaboration. The official negotiations are to be started in the fall.
The Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions of the Horizon 2020 programme offer researchers opportunities to work around the world in different universities. On 20–21 May, the University of Turku organised a workshop for international applicants which focused on applying for the Individual Fellowship funding.
Number of Applications for International Master’s Degree Programmes of the University of Turku Continued to Increase
The most popular programmes were Global Innovation Management, Biomedical Sciences, Digital Health and Life Sciences, as well as Information Security and Cryptography that received 725 applications in total. All in all, the international Master’s degree programmes received 1,376 applications from 94 countries, as the number of applications in the previous year was 1,116.