Turun yliopisto

country rank : 5

world rank     : 591

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 98 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. UTU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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

Yearly Tuition Range

  




uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int’l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

 

University Admissions

  






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

 

Size and Profile

  





Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range
15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range
3,000-3,499
Control Type Control Type
Public
Entity Type Entity Type
Non-Profit

 

Facilities and Services 

  




Library University Library
Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities
Yes




Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs
Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses
Yes

 

Accreditation

  

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi


Year of first Accreditation
1920

 

Affiliations

  

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Coimbra Group

 

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