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European Commission Grants Continued Funding to EC2U Alliance – University of Turku Creates Pan-European Campus with Partner Universities


The European Commission has granted €14.4 million in continued funding to the EC2U Alliance that develops European university education and research as well as stakeholder collaboration. The University of Turku has been a member of the Alliance from the beginning. In its upcoming second phase, the Alliance grows with new members and activities.

EC2U Internship Strengthens Classroom Skills


This spring, the European Campus of City-Universities (EC2U) Allliance offered student teachers an opportunity to complete a 2-4-week classroom internship at a school in one of the EC2U cities. Five students from the University of Turku took this chance and one student from Friedrich-Schiller University of Jena in Germany arrived in Turku.

Record-Breaking Growth in the Number of Applications to the International Master’s degree Programmes of the University of Turku


In the first joint application round of 2023, the international Master’s degree programmes of the University of Turku attracted a total of 5,958 applications. The number of applications grew by a record-breaking 76 percent compared to the number of applications in 2022. The greatest growth was seen in the Master’s degree programmes in Gender Studies and in Mechanical Engineering.

Winter School of Multilingualism, European Languages and Societies – submit your application by 25 January, 2023!


The University of Turku will organize an international Winter School of Multilingualism, European Languages and Societies, on 13–17 March, 2023. The Winter School will discuss topics related to multilingualism and European language communities. The working languages of the Winter School are English, French, and German. The organizers welcome applications from undergraduate and PhD students at the EC2U partner universities.

Are you interested in studying in the international European Languages, Cultures and Societies in Contact master's program - come and listen to the info on 14.12.


In 2023, the University of Turku will open the international, multilingual, master's program European Languages, Cultures and Societies in Contact (120 ECTS) based on the cooperation of European universities. Application period 4-18 January 2023. An information session about the program will be organised on zoom on 14.12. at 14:00-15:00 (Finnish time, which means 13:00-14:00 CET).

Come Follow the Fun Science-Themed Contest Science Battle


How do scientists tackle a surprising problem they face? You can witness this in the Science Battle competition, where researchers from the Universities of Coimbra, Iasi, Jena and Salamanca compete against each other. Four teams try to solve questions submitted by the public. The competition can be followed online. Come and cheer your favorite to victory on September 30.