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University of Turku

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Founded in 1920, the Turun yliopisto (University of Turku) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Turku (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Southwest Finland. This institution also has a branch campus in Pori. Officially recognized by the Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi (Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland), Turun yliopisto (TY / UTU) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Finnish higher education institution. Turun yliopisto (TY / UTU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 103-year-old Finnish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The acceptance rate range is 10-19% making this Finnish higher education organization an extremely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. TY / UTU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


University of Turku's Control Typepublic


University of Turku's Entity Typenon-profit


University of Turku' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


University of Turku's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateextremely selective

University Profile

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Campus Location

Address Yliopistonmäki
20014 Southwest Finland
University of Turku Phone Number +358 029 450 5000
University of Turku Fax Number +358 029 450 5040
Other locations Pori

University of Turku's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View

Study Areas / Degree Levels


What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of study areas they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Study Areas and Degree Levels Matrix

The following University of Turku's Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify University of Turku's academic range and degree level offering.

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Courses and Programs

Courses and Programs

here. In case they are not available yet, you can search for them using our powered by Google. We continually update our database with university programs and courses worldwide, thanks to the assistance of university representatives.

You can also explore our new A-Z Guide to 8,100 University Courses, Degrees and Programs to learn more about study outlines and typical duration, tuition ranges, career prospects, salary expectations of each course/program/degree.

Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees represent the cost that a student is billed by a university for one academic year of full-time study. Check out our guide article on tuition fees and financial aid options to gain further insights.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This University of Turku's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at University of Turku.

University of Turku: Tuition Fees Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)

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Admission Info


Initiating the admission process is the initial stride toward attaining students' academic and career aspirations, granting access to the numerous opportunities and resources provided by a university. Check out our Introduction to University Admissions article for further insights.

Admission Policy

uniRank publishes below some basic University of Turku's admission information.

University of Turku's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

University of Turku's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has University of Turku a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

University of Turku's acceptance rate range is 10-19% making this institution an extremely selective higher education institution.

University of Turku's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

University of Turku has more than 600 international students.

University of Turku's Admission Office Admission Office

Opiskelija-asiat, päärakennus, pohjakerros
Turku 20014
(2) 333 51

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Profile and Size


When deciding on a university or evaluating its worth, university size and profile hold significance. Here are potential reasons why university size and profile can influence students' choices.

Profile and Size

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for University of Turku.

University of Turku's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

University of Turku has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

University of Turku's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 800-899 academic employees (Faculty).

University of Turku's Control Type Control Type

University of Turku is a public higher education institution.

University of Turku's Entity Type Entity Type

University of Turku is a non-profit higher education institution.

University of Turku's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

University of Turku's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

University of Turku does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of University of Turku's main facilities:

University of Turku's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit University of Turku's Library

University of Turku's Housing University Housing

Not reported

University of Turku's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University of Turku's Institutional Hospital Institutional Hospital

This institution has an institutional hospital that is owned and operated by the university. Institutional hospitals are typically affiliated with medical schools and provide a range of medical services to patients, while also serving as a teaching hospital for medical students and residents.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of University of Turku's main services:

University of Turku's Financial Aid Financial Aid

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University of Turku's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

University of Turku's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

University of Turku's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

University of Turku's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

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Accreditation and Recognition


Various countries have diverse types of legal recognition and quality assessment for higher education institutions, depending on their legal and higher education systems... explore our article on university accreditation and recognition for further information.

University of Turku's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

University of Turku is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Programmatic or Specialized Accreditations

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Affiliations and Memberships


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University of Turku's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Coimbra Group

Academic Divisions


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Divisions

uniRank shows a diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the University of Turku 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


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Social Media


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Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some University of Turku's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook

University of Turku's Facebook page review University of Turku's official Facebook page

Twitter Twitter

University of Turku's Twitter page review University of Turku's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

University of Turku's YouTube channel review University of Turku's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

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LinkedIn LinkedIn

University of Turku's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.

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Video Presentation

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