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EduCity

EduCity has a central location on Kupittaa campus. It has been designed and built for the entire Turku UAS community to implement Turku UAS’ strategy and vision. The building features many facilities for group work, which enables the encounters of both staff and students and a new kind of learning according to the spirit of innopeda®. In addition to the shared learning facilities, EduCity has laboratory and special premises, a work environment for the staff and a hub of internal services, Service Centre. The restaurant and the first pub on the entire campus are located on the first floor.   
 

Visiting address and opening hours

Visiting address

Joukahaisenkatu 3

Opening hours

  • The info and customer service point is located on the first floor, near the Service Centre. The info services of EduCity will be accessible from 8:00–16:00, according to preliminary information. 
  • Main doors are open on weekdays Mon-Fri 7:30-18:30
  • The service requests for facility maintenance are filed through TUAS’ Service Desk (servicedesk@turkuamk.fi). 

How to get here

Arrival

  • EduCity is located right next to Kupittaa railway station. Walking distance from the train station is approx. 200 metres.
  • Buses 32 and 42 go past EduCity (stop at Kupittaa railway station). Many other buses also have their routes within a short walking distance. See more details in the Föli Journey Planner.

Parking

  • The campus has a limited number of parking spaces. Please use other traffic connections whenever possible when arriving at Kupittaa. All parking options in the area are subject to a charge.
  • More information on the parking options in the area



Accessibility

Principles of the planning of EduCity:

  • Physically, digitally and socially accessible
  • Promotes well-being
  • Transparent and open
  • Project-based
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Permeated by art
  • Sustains the future
  • Developing and experimenting
  • Service-oriented
  • Shared and flexible.
     
Educity inside
Educity Taidon portaat

On-Campus Services

Turku UAS’ services in EduCity

The services of the building are mainly located on the 1st floor, where the Info point, Service Centre, restaurant and pub can be found.  From TUO´s Campus Shop you can find t-shirts, hoodies and cotton bags which are manufactured from organic fair trade cotton.

 

Wireless visitor network TUAS Guest

TUAS Guest visitor network is utilized at EduCity.

Restaurant services

The student and staff cafeteria Kisälli.

Educity Campus, inside
Educity Campus, inside 2

On-Campus artworks

Artworks

Art is intertwined with the everyday lives of those studying and working at EduCity. Artworks of KampusART arts programme have been placed in the indoor and outdoor premises of the campus building. They create recognizable scenes and increase the pleasantness of the building. The artworks are implemented by both professional artists and art students.

The Kupittaa campus arts programme is coordinated by Turku UAS Arts Academy, and it is implemented in cooperation by Turku UAS and Turku Technology Properties.

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Artworks

Noora Schroderus Pique-Nique
Noora Schroderus Pique-Nique