Abo Akademi University


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Abo Akademi University History                                        

Abo Akademi University is a Finnish higher education institution located in the city of Turku. The university was established by substantial private donations in year 1918 and is the only university outside Sweden to use Swedish as the teaching language. The university currently enrols over 5500 students.

Abo Akademi University Programs, Courses, and Schools

Abo Akademi University offers a range of programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels across four faculties in Turku and Vaasa. All undergraduate programs are taught in Swedish barring a few Master’s Degrees taught in English. The university also houses many research units including the Language Center, Turku Center of Biotechnology, and Turku PET Centre.

Abo Akademi University offers programs in Arts, Psychology, theology, Education, Welfare Studies, International Relations, Developmental studies, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Business Management, Political Science, and Natural and Exact Sciences.

Abo Akademi University Campuses

Abo Akademi University has its primary campus located in Turku, Finland but also runs a smaller facility in the city of Vaasa. The university has an urban campus located close to the city center and offers various amenities such as shops, restaurants, cafes, and public transportation access at its doorstep.

Abo Akademi University the university campus comprises of number of buildings inspired by the Nordic style of architecture and house the faculties, student accommodation, modern teaching facilities, laboratories, well-stocked library, sports facilities, recreational areas, meeting rooms, and health center.

Abo Akademi University Achievements

Abo Akademi University is ranked amongst top 800 universities in the world in Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021. The university is also accredited by Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland and is a member of European University Association and Coimbra Group. 

Abo Akademi University is also ranked 571st worldwide in the QS World University Rankings. The university is also ranked amongst top 300 in the world to study Chemical Engineering and top 450 for Chemistry in QS Subject Rankings.

Abo Akademi University USP

Abo Akademi University boasts of a low student to faculty ratio of 17:1. The university also attracts a large number of International student each year with international students comprising of 14% of its student body.

Abo Akademi University has an average acceptance rate and it also offers a range of scholarships and grants to its students. Like most Nordic universities, the university offers affordable tuition fee.

Abo Akademi University Notable Alumni

Kaisa Sere (Finnish computer scientist), Carl Haglund (Finnish Politician), Christian Fredrikson (Business person), and Sixten Ringbom (Finnish art historian).

Abo Akademi University Application Requirements


Abo Akademi University Cost of studies


Bachelors: EUR 

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Abo Akademi University Deadlines

Masters: January

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific requirements

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