For International Staff and Researchers

The University of Turku takes an active role in the reception of new staff and visitors who are coming to the University and creating new contacts. The University encourages global-scale mobility and welcomes researchers from abroad who are experts in their field.

International Staff Services is available for visiting post-docs, researchers and teachers as well as for doctoral candidates coming from abroad. Accompanying families are also covered by the Service. The services include:

  • Advice on visa / residence permit, and permit extensions
  • Information on insurances
  • Advice regarding registration in Finland
  • Information on arriving and settling in Turku
  • Orientation sessions