Swedish language university in Finland Swedish language university in Finland

Åbo Akademi University is the only exclusively Swedish language university in Finland. It is located in Turku. Åbo Akademi was founded by private donations in 1918. As the only uni-lingually Swedish multi-faculty university in the world outside Sweden and consequently the only one in Finland, Åbo Akademi University is responsible for higher education for a large proportion of the Swedish-speaking population.


Quick Facts:

Location: Åbo/Turku, Vaasa and Jakobstad, Finland
City Population: 180,000
University Population: 8000
Climate: Humid continental climate. Experiences warm summers and relatively cold winters with frequent snowfall.
Nearest airport: Turku Airport
Website: http://www.abo.fi


Why choose Åbo Akademi University?

  1. One of the most international universities in Finland
  2. Internationally recognised, high standard research
  3. The university’s strength lies in its small size, allowing flexibility to test new teaching methods

Find out more:

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