At the University of Turku, the second period of the autumn semester is organised mainly as remote teaching, similar to the first period. Contact teaching can be organised for small groups while taking health and safety into account.
Coronavirus infections have been confirmed among the students of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Turku. To ensure safety, the Faculty switches entirely to remote teaching.
The University’s safety measures are based on hygiene, safe distances, and restricting the number of participants and tracing.
From the 1st of June, limited library services will be opened to students and staff of the University of Turku on a prior reservation basis. Educarium's collection point for reserved material will also serve the university community during the summer.
Most residents in Turku have been forced to change their daily routines significantly due to the corona virus situation. A map-based survey aims to find out what kind of changes have happened in outdoor activities and moving in nature.
The reopening of activities at the University of Turku begins according to the University’s exit plan.
The borrowing of materials for study, teaching and research from the Turku University Library was enabled by an exceptional arrangement from the 1st April onwards. The new collection service of reserved material for university students and staff has received delighted and active response – library thanks for the heart-warming feedback!
Global Consortium of Scientists Investigates Connection between Loss of Smell and Taste and COVID-19 with a Survey
Scientists from the Universities of Helsinki and Turku, Finland are part of the global consortium investigating the connection between the chemical senses and COVID-19. People with respiratory illnesses (including COVID-19) are urged to participate in survey on smell loss.