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Tähtitorninmäki at Turku

Turku University of Applied Sciences

Turku University of Applied Sciences is an inspiring community of 10,000 members
-- an innovative and multidisciplinary higher education institution, which creates international competitiveness and well-being for Southwest Finland. Our graduates are practice-oriented professionals with top competencies. 

Studies at TUAS are working life-oriented, combining theoretical studies with professional skills. At the core of our teaching is Innovation Pedagogy, a new approach to learning developed at TUAS. Innovation Pedagogy emphasises the viewpoints of RDI and working life, making our graduates independently minded professionals with excellent international and communication skills.

Key figures 2014

  • Students 9,300
  • Staff 700
  • Bachelor’s degree graduates 1,100
  • Master’s degree graduates 115
  • Publications 400
  • Ongoing projects 340
  • Exchange students 300
  • Foreign degree students 330

Unique expertise from Southwest Finland

We provide high quality and flexible training and consulting services for both individuals and organisations in the public and private sector.  You can also update your knowledge and skills at TUAS Open University of Applied Sciences.

In the field of applied research, Turku University of Applied Sciences represents the top tier in the country. TUAS coordinates or acts as a partner in over 200 RDI projects yearly.

 #Innopeda is a learning method developed at TUAS. It is based on experimenting, sharing know-how, and combining different approaches. With Innopeda we successfully connect teaching, research and development activities, internationality, and co-operation with working life.

Welcome to study or co-operate with TUAS!