Living and Working in Turku

Finland is a Nordic welfare state where equality is the fundamental ideology behind education. Become inspired to visit us!
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Become inspired to travel to Finland and Turku

We warmly welcome exchange students, visiting experts and teachers to  Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS) .
Our campuses are located the cities of Turku and Salo in Southwest Finland. They can be reached easily and are located close to the city centre. 

We are a multidisciplinary educational community of 10 000 students and experts. We offer education that develops working life and entrepreneurship, provide research and development services (R&D) and promote holistic development of organizations.

TUAS is a member of several international networks and exchange programmes, such as Erasmus and Nordplus. All our faculties offer a range of courses taught in English, which guarantees that you can get full advantage of the time you spend with us. 

Discover fantastic things to do and places to go when visiting Turku, Finland's best student city!​

Would you like to work at TUAS?

Visiting lecturers and experts

  • There are many different possibilities to visit our organization. The majority of teacher and staff exchanges to TUAS takes place within our international networks and exchange programmes, such as Erasmus and Nordplus, or the RDI projects in which TUAS participates.

Welcome to international weeks

  • The international weeks by TUAS offer an excellent opportunity to exchange knowledge, share best practices and network with colleagues from around the world as well as plan future cooperation with TUAS staff.
  • Check the dates and application periods

 

The happiest country in the world!

Finland is the most stable country in the world. 
The Fund for Peace, Fragile States Index

Finland is the safest country in the world. 
World Economic Forum, The Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2017

Finland is the best country in the world in a comparison of human well-being.
Sustainable Society Index, Main results 2016

Finland is the happiest country in the world.
Sustainable Development Solutions Network, World Happiness Report 2018

The air in Finland is the cleanest in the world.
Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland tops WHO air quality statistics

 

The air in Finland is the cleanest in the world.
Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland tops WHO air quality statistics

Finland has the most forests in Europe.
FAO, Global Forest Resources Assessment

Finland ranks as one of the top OECD country in education.
OECD, Better Life Index: Education

Finland has the EU's best digital public services.
European Commission, The Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) 2018

Finland is the third best country for business in Europe.
European Chamber, Best European countries for business 2018

Read more: Finland among the best in the world

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