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.
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
Why choose Åbo Akademi University?
- One of the most international universities in Finland
- Internationally recognised, high standard research
- The university’s strength lies in its small size, allowing flexibility to test new teaching methods
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