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Finnish Academic Writing studies at the Centre for Language and Communication Studies

The aim of academic writing in the Finnish language is to develop the student's communication skills and to support the student to develop into an expert. The goal of academic writing studies is for students to achieve the literary skills needed in their studies, working life, and in their own discipline.

Finnish-Namibian Joint Tech Campus Promotes Cross-cultural ICT Learning Between Africa and the Nordics


The first Finnish overseas university campus in Namibia, a partnership between the University of Turku and the University of Namibia, provides courses in programming and educational robotics. When computer science students and teachers from Finland and Namibia come together to develop human-centred technologies on campus, unique cultural lenses are essential to identifying and solving problems. Read the article Alina Wekström has witten about the co-operation.

13th Annual MatSurf Seminar


4.11.2019 at 10.30 - 16.00
The Turku University Centre for Materials and Surfaces (MatSurf) will arrange its annual seminar on Monday 4th of November 2019. The topic of the seminar is materials research. The two main speakers are:Prof. Laeticia Petit (Tampere University)Dr. Ville Saarimaa (Top Analytica Oy Ab, Turku)

University Participates in Zero Emissions Day


The University of Turku participates in the Zero Emissions Day campaign organised by the Climate Leadership Coalition. The objective of the campaign is to give the Earth a fossil fuel free day and to address harmful emissions. Different aspects of sustainable development have also been highly prominent in the University’s strategic planning process. Already before the beginning of the new strategy period, the University’s carbon footprint is being determined and education on sustainable development advanced.