Turun yliopisto

country rank  5
world rank  741

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University Overview

Founded in 1920, Turun yliopisto (University of Turku) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Turku (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Southwest Finland. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Pori. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi (Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland), Turun yliopisto (UTU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Turun yliopisto (UTU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 99 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Finnish higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name University of Turku
Acronym UTU
Founded 1920
Motto Vapaan kansan lahja vapaalle tieteelle
From a Free People to Free Science and Learning

University Location

Address
Turku (population range: 50,000-249,999)
20014 Southwest Finland
Finland
T +358 (2) 333 51
F +358 (2) 333 6363
Other locations Pori

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office Opiskelija-asiat, päärakennus, pohjakerros
Turku 20014
+358 (2) 333 51

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi


Year of first Accreditation

1920

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Coimbra Group

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019