Åbo Akademi University offers study opportunities on undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate level in a vast number of subjects. We also offer a number of International Master's Programmes taught in English.
Studying at Åbo Akademi University is both interesting and rewarding! The University offers a wide range of different subjects and there are many possibilities for flexible study solutions. It is of great importance for the students that the information at hand is both easy to find and comprehend as well as reliable.
Some of the research at Åbo Akademi Universityis done in Researche Institutes:
The Career Services at Åbo Akademi University is a career centre for students and graduates.
Our mission is to improve students and graduates prospects on the labor market by increasing the interaction between university studies and working life. We offer students guidance and tools in job hunting and career planning. For employers we offer a direct contact to knowledgeable and motivated students and graduates.
The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards
There are many units and persons at Åbo Akademi University to help you with matters concerning your studies. Here is a short introduction to different units which students can turn to for help in various situations.
As a student you have the possibility to rent student apartments and -rooms at a reasonable price. In Turku these are offered by Turku Student Village Foundation (TYS) and the Student Union, and in Vaasa by the Student Housing Foundation (VOAS).
You can also look for an apartment on the private market. It should not be too hard to find a suitable place to live neither in Turku nor in Vaasa. Both towns are relatively small so the distances are not a problem - you can easily move from one place to another.
Åbo Akademi University Library, opened in 1919, is a modern university library with printed and electronic collections. It is one of the legal depository libraries in Finland. It is a public library and consists of service units
The library has over two million printed books and journals, and provides access to ca. 23 000 licensed e-journals and more than 410 000 e-books.
ICT Services (ICT) is responsible for the IT-infrastructure at the University, including user´s accounts, e-mail, work stations, server computers and user support. Some of our software agreements cover the home user´s computer as well.
The Student Health Care Services are available in many cities in Finland. As a Student Union member you have access to the health services at all the different health care centres. The Student Health Care Services offers:
Åbo Akademi University has two main campuses: One in Åbo/Turku and one in Vaasa.
CampusSport offers a variaty of sports events, courses and classes for all students in Turku.
The Student Union works as an interest group and service organization for students regarding matters such as studies, housing, health care, examination, sports etc.
I am an MA student doing a Clinical Education degree at UCL. This is my second year. I learnt so much and it helps me professionally as well as personally.
Too few of my courses are useful for me. They are too theoretical and dry. Instead of developing our skills, our teachers talk about their proper research topics. As a student, I cannot influence the content of the courses. I cannot study on my own (for example, MOOCs or textbooks) and get credits.
I'm really fortunate that I had the opportunity to study in Finland. I've really enjoyed my time here and there are a lot of benefits to student life here in Turku. My study program is combined between both Turku University (UTU) and Abo Akademi (AA), so I was able to get a taste of both universities. The integration of the program between the universities does feel a...