Åbo Akademi University Åbo Akademi 

Finland

top General Information

Address

Street:Tuomiokirkontori 3

City:Turku

Post Code:20500

Tel.:+358(2) 215-31

Fax:+358(2) 251-7553

Email:infowww@abo.fi

WWW:http://www.abo.fi

Other Sites

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

Institution Funding

Public

History

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

Tuition Fees

National:None

Language(s)

Swedish;Finnish

Accrediting Agency

Ministry of Education and Culture

Student Body

co-ed

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

Farmaseutti/Farmaceut

Fields of study:Pharmacy


Kandidaatti/Kandidat

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


Maisteri/Magister

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


Tohtori/Doktor

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

top Student Services and Facilities

Student Services

Academic Counselling

Canteen

Careers Guidance

Cultural Activities

Health Services

Nursery Care

Social Counselling

Sports Facilities

top Academic Periodicals

Periodicals

Acta Academiae Aboensis

Meddelanden från Åbo Akademi

Main Press

Åbo Akademi University Press

Updated on 16-02-2015