Åbo Akademi University Åbo Akademi 


top General Information


Street:Tuomiokirkontori 3


Post Code:20500

Tel.:+358(2) 215-31

Fax:+358(2) 251-7553


Other Sites

Also Graduate Schools, Centres of Excellence and National Centres of Excellence. Branch in Vaasa

Institution Funding



Founded 1918 as Centre of Research and Higher Education for the Swedish-speaking minority in Finland. First University established at Åbo 1640, and transferred to Helsingfors (Helsinki) 1828. Incorporated Swedish School of Economics, Åbo 1980. Under supervision of the Ministry of Education.

Academic Year

August to July

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate (ylioppi lastutkinto/studentexamen) or equivalent, and in some cases entrance examination



Accrediting Agency

Ministry of Education and Culture

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Mikko Hupa

Job title:Rector

top Divisions

Centre : Biotechnology

Fields of study:Biotechnology

More details:Turku/Åbo

Faculty : Arts, Psychology and Theology

Fields of study:Art History, Communication Disorders, Comparative Religion, English, Ethnology, Gender Studies, German, History, Nordic Studies, Psychology, Religion, Russian, Swedish, Theology

Faculty : Economics and Social Sciences

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Economics, Information Sciences, International Business, International Economics, International Law, International Relations, Law, Management, Maritime Law, Political Sciences, Private Law, Public Administration, Social Policy, Social Sciences, Sociology, Statistics, Women's Studies

Faculty : Education and Welfare Studies

Fields of study:Adult Education, Developmental Psychology, Education, Home Economics, Mathematics Education, Physical Education, Preschool Education, Science Education, Special Education

Faculty : Science and Engineering

Fields of study:Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Geology, Marine Biology, Mathematics, Mineralogy, Molecular Biology, Paper Technology, Pharmacy, Physics, Software Engineering, Wood Technology

Faculty : Social Sciences, Business and Economics

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Computing, Commercial Law, Economics, International Law, Law, Maritime Law, Marketing, Mass Communication, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Public Law, Sociology

Institute : Human Rights

Fields of study:Human Rights

Research Division : Social Sciences

Fields of study:Social Sciences

top Degrees


Fields of study:Pharmacy


Fields of study:Economics, Education, Fine Arts, Law, Natural Sciences, Political Sciences, Religion


Fields of study:Economics, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Natural Sciences, Religion


Fields of study:Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Natural Sciences

top Student Services and Facilities

Student Services

Academic Counselling


Careers Guidance

Cultural Activities

Health Services

Nursery Care

Social Counselling

Sports Facilities

top Academic Periodicals


Acta Academiae Aboensis

Meddelanden från Åbo Akademi

Main Press

Åbo Akademi University Press

Updated on 16-02-2015