University of Turku is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Turku, Finland.

Student experiences
Academic calendar

Semester I (Autumn Semester): approximately September – December
Semester II (Spring Semester): approximately January – May

Academic calendar

Requirements

Language requirement: a minimum language level of B2 (CEFR) in English and/or Finnish is required.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Students can take courses at the Faculty of Humanities. Subjects taught here cover Archeology, English Studies, French Studies, Gender Studies, German Studies, History, History of Art, Italian Studies, Literature, Linguistics, Media, Musicology, Philosophy, Religion, Popular Culture Studies, and Estonian Language and Culture. Students are also invited to take courses at other faculties within the university as long as students meet the prerequisites. 

Courses at Master’s level

Yes

Language of instruction

Finnish, English

Housing assistance

You can apply for housing only after you have been admitted to University of Turku. It is your responsibility to arrange accommodation for yourself. University of Turku cannot unfortunately guarantee or arrange housing for students.

More information

Estimated living costs per month

This information is subject to change. It is meant to be an indication. Costs may differ due to personal circumstances.

In general you should have minimum 600 €/month/person in your use. This amount covers only the most necessary costs and does not include leisure activities. There will be some extra costs right in the beginning of your stay but some of those fees are refundable and several of them are optional.

More information

Credits

Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

2 places per year. 

Additional information

More information

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

Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).

You can also follow students who are currently abroad on Instagram!

Contact details

​Drift 10, 3512 BS Utrecht

+31 (0)30 253 6046

internationaloffice.hum@uu.nl

Walk-in office hours

  • Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h

By appointment

You can make an appointment with one of the exchange coordinators, just send an email or call us.

Handing in and picking up documents

Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 15.00 at the Student Desk, Drift 10.

Staff

Gerdien Ramaker-Zijlstra (Exchange Coordinator for Southern and Eastern Europe, Asia, Central and South America)
Monique Hanrath (Exchange Coordinator for Western and Northern Europe, Africa, Oceania and North America)
Nelline Bogerd (Support Officer)
Sanne Boomsma (Head)