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.
There are many units and persons at Åbo Akademi University to help you with matters concerning your studies, not the least the personnel at the Academic affairs office and the departments. 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 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 the Main Library and four subject and campus libraries.
The library has over two million printed books and journals, and provides access to ca. 17.000 licensed e-journals and more than 300.000 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 Vasa.
Exercise activities at the Åbo Akademi University has much to offer, that prestigious Isaskar-cup, continuos operation, individual competitions, courses, etc.
The Student Union works as an interest group and service organization for students regarding matters such as studies, housing, health care, examination, sports etc.
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