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Åbo Akademi University is an exchange destination in Turku, Finland. This destination is specifically for Biochemistry master students of the Faculty of Science.

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Academic calendar

Semester 1 (autumn):    End of August - Christmas

Semester 2 (spring):     January - May


Language: English, at least B2 in CEFR.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Chemistry, master Biochemistry.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

English and Swedish

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One credit (studiepoäng) is equivalent to one ECTS credit. A full-time study load for a semester is 30 credits, and 60 credits (maximum) for one academic year.

Grading scale: A- E.

Number of places available

2 places per year. Selection was not necessary in the past few years.


Åbo Akademi University welcomes incoming exchange students with a compulsory orientation course. The orientation course is mandatory for all incoming exchange students at Åbo Akademi University.

Information about the mandatory orientation course.

Winter at AA University


Any questions?

The International Exchange Officer at the Faculty of Science is Liesbeth Achterberg.

Our open office hours are cancelled until further notice. However, you can e-mail us, via science.internationaloffice@uu.nl, or call via Microsoft Teams. You will then have to use the personal e-mail address e.h.achterberg@uu.nl

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More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.