Presidential research home

The residence at Piispankatu 4 is meant for full-time doctoral and licentiate students at the faculty of social sciences of the University of Turku, and of social sciences at Åbo Akademi.

The residence will be available for one year with the possibility of extension on special grounds by application. Access to the residence is free of charge. The researcher may also use the residence as a personal apartment. You can find more information on the residence in Finnish and Swedish with pictures.


The apartment is declared vacant once a year in October-November. The application documents which must include a cv, research plan, statement by the research supervisor and the requested time at the residence must be delivered to the faculty of social sciences by post at Faculty of Social Sciences, 20014 TURUN YLIOPISTO, by visiting Assistentinkatu 7, Publicum, or by email The decision on the residence occupant is made by the faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Turku.

For further information, please contact Services Manager Minna Domander,, +258 40 828 2364 at the University of Turku and Academic Affairs Coordinator Tua Henriksson,, +358 50 575 1517 at Åbo Akademi.