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Turku University of Applied Sciences

Turku University of Applied Sciences - Excellence in Action

Turku University of Applied Sciences is an inspirational community that is 10,000 members strong. This multidisciplinary and innovative university is dedicated to the creation of international competitiveness and well-being for Southwest Finland. Turku graduates professionals with real world practice and top competencies.

TUAS programs are relevant to working life because they combine theoretical studies with practice in professional skills. Innovation Pedagogy, a new approach to learning developed at TUAS, is the core of their teaching strategy. Innovation Pedagogy is focused on a mix of RDI and working life. This methodology turns out graduates with the ability to think critically and excellent international knowledge and communication skills.

Bachelor's and Master's Programs at TUAS

Bachelor’s programs from TUAS range from 210 to 270 ECTS and take between three and a half to four and a half years to complete. Because of the focus on innovation pedagogy, lectures are balanced by an extensive focus on projects and teamwork and also include independent study. Practical training is a key ingredient in TUAS programs. Due to this, master’s programs from TUAS provide students with in-depth insight into actual working life. The extent of the studies varies between 60–90 ECTS and can be completed while working.

Study in Turku, Finland

Turku is considered to be the best student city that can be found in the Baltic region. Turku is home to six universities and universities of applied sciences that are attended by 40,000 students. One quarter of residents in the city of Turku are students! Turku is one of the largest and oldest cities in Finland and is home to a unique archipelago made up of over 20,000 islands. This lively, modern city is just a one day cruise away from Stockholm. Helsinki and St. Petersburg can be easily reached by train.


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Turku University of Applied Sciences

Joukahaisenkatu 3
20520 Turku

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