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Donate to the University of Turku

Through donating to the University of Turku, you support directly the development of our research and education and the university's work for sustainable future. Support science, support future!

The University of Turku received new donations for over 2.4 million euros in 2023 - Thank You all donors!

Information for donors

How to donate

You can support University of Turku with a donation by making an online payment with 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

The donation can be allocated either generally to the University or to one of the University’s field of education.

Fields of education at the University of Turku are:

  • Business
  • Education
  • Engineering and technology
  • Health sciences
  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Medical sciences
  • Natural sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social sciences

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 in Finland. 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).

Rehtori Jukka Kola päärakennuksen edessä.
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Jukka Kola
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