Office for Academic and Student Affairs - Turku School of Economics

At the office for academic and student affairs we help applicants, students and staff with everything related to studying.

The office is open on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12.00-13.00 beginning 22 August. Outside opening hours you can contact us by phone or e-mail, or you can book an appointment. 

Contact information

Turku School of Economics
Office for Academic and Student Affairs
20014 University of Turku

Visiting address: Rehtorinpellonkatu 3, 20500 Turku

General study matters: tseopintotoimisto@utu.fi
Application matters: admissions@utu.fi
Study advisors: opotse@utu.fi
Questions regarding TYHE: tyhe@utu.fi

Contact information for the student office at Pori unit

Employees and responsibilities

(see contact information below in alphabetical order)


Academic Affairs Secretaries: registrations into the study register, course registrations, exam arrangements, teaching schedule, customer service (students, staff, applicants)

  • Mari Jaakkola: degree certificates and documents
  • Anna Laine: Management and Organisation, TYHE Studies, Information Systems Science, Accounting and Finance, UTUThesis
  • Auli Rahkala-Toivonen: Marketing, International Business, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Economic Geography
  • Riikka Taiminen: Economics, Entrepreneurship, Business Law, Quantitative Methods in Management
  • Jesse Väänänen: on study leave until autumn 2024

Student Advisers: student counselling / opotse(a)utu.fi

  • Mirva Leinonen: finnish degree students: orientation of new students, incl. tutor training, process of personal study plans and accepting the plans, representing TSE at different study fairs and marketing events, publication of TSE newsletter for students
  • Miia Mattila: finnish degree students: orientation of new students, incl. tutor training, process of personal study plans and accepting the plans, representing TSE at different study fairs and marketing events

Education Coordinators: each is responsible for administrative duties in specified degree programmes (Bachelor/Master) and major subjects, participating in the development of the curricula of the programme, student admission, student counselling, transfer of credits, graduation process

  • Anni Halonen: International Business, Futures Studies, Master’s degree programmes Global Innovation Management and Futures Studies
  • Laura Johansson: Marketing, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Economic Geography, Information Systems Science, Master’s degree programmes GITM and IMMIT, flexible study right
  • Jouni Jokinen: Economics, Business Law, Quantitative Methods in Management, Accounting and Finance
  • Sanna Suoranta: faculty's student admissions, Management and Organisation, TYHE Studies, Entrepreneurship
  • Mira Larkia: exempted from work between 1.6.2023 - 31.5.2024
  • Laura Valkoja-Lähteenmäki: on study leave until 31.8.2024

Head of Academic and Student Affairs

  • Niina Simanainen: student admissions, general planning and development of study related issues and processes at TSE, faculty guidelines for curricula work, supervisor for employees at the TSE Office for Academic and Student Affairs (offices in Turku and Pori), internship grant, co-operation with different stakeholders etc.