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WELCOME TO THE UNIVERSITY OF TURKU. Tekstiä. OTSIKKO. We welcome the delegation from Liepaja to the Campus of Top Research and High Quality Education. The Finnish Education System. Universities 3 + 2 + 4 years. Polytechnics 3,5-4,5 + 1-1,5 years. General Upper Secondary Education

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the finnish education system
The Finnish Education System

Universities

3 + 2 + 4 years

Polytechnics

3,5-4,5 + 1-1,5 years

General Upper Secondary Education

3 years

Initial Vocational Education

3 years

Comprehensive School

9 years

Whole age group

university degrees
University Degrees

Postgraduate degrees

(Licenciate degree)

Doctoral degree

Master's degree

120 ects

2 years

Bachelor's degree

180 ects

3 years

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1640–1828 Academic Aboensis1920 University of Turku – the 1st Finnish Language University1974 State University
today 18 000 students 3000 employees over 1 000 master s degree 130 doctoral degrees every year
TODAY 18 000 students3000 employeesover 1 000 Master´s degree130 Doctoral degrees every year
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Among the TOP 100 universities in Europe andamong the TOP 300 universities in the worldaccording to Shanghai Jiao Tong University
faculties humanities mathematics and natural sciences medicine law social sciences education
FACULTIESHumanities Mathematics and Natural Sciences Medicine Law Social Sciences Education
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AREAS OF STRENGTH IN RESEARCH

Biosciences

Mathematical Research

Research of Processes Related toInteraction of Culture and Society

Astronomy and Space Research

Research of Learning and Education

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NATIONAL CENTERS OF

EXCELLENCE 2008−

Integrative Photosynthesis and Bioactive Compound Research at Systems Biology Level

Host Defence Research

Molecular Imaging in Cardiovascular and

Metabolic Research

Public Choice Research

Evolutionary Genetics and Physiology

Translational Genome-Scale Biology

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SPECIAL UNITSCentre for Extension StudiesCentre for Maritime StudiesFunctional Foods ForumTuorla ObseratoryTurku Centre for BiotechnologyEnvironmental Research CentreTurku PET CentreTurku Centre for Computer Science

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9 INTERNATIONALMASTER´S DEGREE PROGRAMMESA wide choice of quality education in English after your Bachelor´s degree
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Asian StudiesBaltic Sea Region StudiesBioinformaticsEnvironmental SciencesEuropean Heritage, Digital Media and the Information SocietyInformation TechnologyInstitutions and Social MechanismsLearning, Learning Environments and Educational SystemsFinnish and Other Finno-Ugric Languages

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A WIDE RANGE OF NON-DEGREE STUDIESfor exchange students in English1 000 foreign studentsfrom 75 different countriesstudy each year at the UTU

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EXCELLENT INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SERVICESStudent tutorsOrientation weeks Academic contact persons International coordinators at faculties Extensive Language Centre services Well equipped libraries & computer services

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ACTIVE STUDENT UNION run by students – for students! Representative body for studentsCounselling and consultation servicesEvents and activities International degree students network Starting packages

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THE CITY OF TURKU – FAMOUS FOR VIBRANT STUDENT LIFEThree universitities,active student unions and all together over 30 000 students guarantee action 24 hours a day

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REASONABLY PRICED ACCOMODATIONClose to the campus All the services nearby Built and designed for students Up-to-date standard with e.g. Internet-access

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PLENTY OF FREE TIME ACTIVITIES FOR STUDENTSSports – Culture – NatureThe Finnish Candidate forthe European Capital of Culture 2011
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A SAFE AND COMPACT CITY with short distancesIdeal for walking and bicycling – excellent public transport also available