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Donate to the University of Turku

University of Turku builds a strong and sustainable future. Give your support to science and research – they are now more important than ever.

The role of the universities and research is vital in times of change. Through donating to the University of Turku, you support the efforts our scientist make to increase health and well-being and to develop society.

The gifts we receive can be used for example to support research on the biology of the coronavirus, nursing science and pandemic preparedness, crisis management, geotags, and distance learning.

All donations we receive are directed to developing our research and education. You can choose to direct your gift either to the University as a whole or to a specific field of education.

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How to donate

You can support University of Turku with a donation by using the forms below.  After you have donated, you will receive a receipt of the donation in the email address you give in the donation form.

Donation by a private person    Community and corporate donation

If you have any questions about making a donation, please contact Ms Laura Kopu,, tel. +358 50 465 0391

The donations will support the University’s mission of promoting free research, providing education based on the latest research, encouraging lifelong learning and interacting with the society (Section 2 of the Universities Act). The gifts are gratuitous and cannot contain any conditions.

Tax Deduction of Donations

Donations of 850€ and more per year to University of Turku are tax-deductible. The donation can be given in several installments during the calendar year.

For communities and corporations the maximum deductible amount is 250,000€. For private individuals and estates the maximum deductible amount is 500,000€.
Please note that you need to claim the deduction from the tax authorities. Read more on the Finnish Tax Administration's page.

Fundraising permit

The University of Turku has a fundraising permit RA/2020/799, permitted by the National Police Board on June 30, 2020. The permit is valid from January 1, 2020. The permit covers all of Finland, except for the Åland Islands.

The donated funds will be used to support the tasks given in §2 in the Universities Act (558/2009).

Contact us

Jani-Matti Lehto
Head of Unit, Strategic Planning

Laura Kopu
Development Specialist, Strategic Planning

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