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  • Locations: Abo, Finland
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: ISEP 
  • Restrictions: MSU applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
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Program Type: ISEP Exchange Language of Instruction: English, Finnish, Swedish
Language Prerequisites: None Housing Options: Off Campus
Minimum GPA: 2.75 Minimum Class Elligibility: Sophomore
Host Country Language Courses Offered: Yes Non-MSU student: No
Program Inactive: No Subjects Available: Arts/Visual Arts, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Education, English (Literature), Film, History, Mathematics, Philosophy, Photography, Political Science
Pre-Session Language: No Competitive Program: Check ISEP's Chance of Placement
Program Description:
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Abo Akademi University - Abo Campus



 

Fast Facts

Åbo/ Turku, Finland (pop. 177,430)
Student Enrollment: 7941
Language of instruction: English, Swedish, Finnish
www.abo.fi/public/en/
Courses taught in English for exchange students
A complete list of publications for incoming exchange students
University exchange in Åbo/ Turku, Finland
ISEP Finland Web site
 
 

Location

Åbo (Turku in Finnish) is Finland's oldest university town. Åbo is a city of history, arts and culture. There are many museums, theatres, dance companies, a philharmonic orchestra etc. The Turku Castle and the Turku Cathedral are both landmarks in Finnish history. The famous archipelago is just outside the city. The city is located 160 kilometers west of Helsinki, the capital.
 

Program Type

Academic year or semester exchanges

ISEP-Exchange for International students.
ISEP-Exchange for US students.

 

Program Dates

Academic year: September to May; Semester 1: September to late December; Semester 2: January to May.
 

Programs

Åbo Akademi University comprises 4 faculties and 12 departments, offering bachelor, master and doctoral studies: Arts, Psychology and Theology; Education and Welfare Studies; Social Sciences, Business and Economics; Science and Engineering.
 

Courses taught in English

Åbo Akademi University offers a wide variety of programmes and courses taught in English. Recommended fields of study, which offer at least 30-60 ECTS taught in English annually, are:
Arts/Humanities
Biosciences
Business Studies/Economic Sciences
Chemical Engineering/Chemistry
English Language and Literature
Information Technologies: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems
Law and Human Rights
Political Sciences
Social Sciences
Theology

Other fields of study that offer around 20 ECTS taught in English annually are:
Environmental Studies (interdisciplinary)
Intercultural Communication
Psychology
Visual Studies
Gender Studies
 

Housing and Meals

Housing for ISEP students is offered in single or shared apartments. The Student Village Foundation has several options for housing. Please see http://www.tys.fi/index.phtml?l=en&s=157 for more information. All rooms have bathrooms and access to kitchen facilities. Students are provided with a stipend for meals. Married student and family housing is available.
 

Orientation

The orientation programme covers registration, the study system, introduction to computers and library resources, tours of the university area and town, Finnish history and society, health care, the student union, student life, registration for language courses, academic advising sessions, etc. Please see Exchange Student Information for details and programme.

Åbo Akademi runs a student tutor system for incoming ISEP students. Students arriving on the official arrival dates, and who have notified the International Office of their time and place of arrival in Åbo preferably two weeks before their arrival, will be met by a tutor at the indicated time and place of arrival in Åbo. Please complete a pick-up request form or e-mail your arrival information prior to arrival. If arriving outside of the official arrival dates, pick-up cannot be guaranteed.
 

Orientation

The orientation programme covers registration, the study system, introduction to computers and library resources, tours of the university area and town, Finnish history and society, health care, the student union, student life, registration for language courses, academic advising sessions, etc. Please see Exchange Student Information for details and programme.

Åbo Akademi runs a student tutor system for incoming ISEP students. Students arriving on the official arrival dates, and who have notified the International Office of their time and place of arrival in Åbo preferably two weeks before their arrival, will be met by a tutor at the indicated time and place of arrival in Åbo. Please complete a pick-up request form or e-mail your arrival information prior to arrival. If arriving outside of the official arrival dates, pick-up cannot be guaranteed.

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Åbo (Turku in Finnish) is Finland's oldest university town. Åbo is a city of history, arts and culture. There are many museums, theaters, dance companies, a philharmonic orchestra etc. The Turku Castle and the Turku Cathedral are both landmarks in Finnish history. The famous archipelago is just outside the city. The city is located 160 kilometers west of Helsinki, the capital. Courses that are taught in English include: Business Studies/Economic Sciences, Biosciences, Chemical Engineering/Chemistry, English language and literature, Environmental studies (interdisciplinary), Humanities/Arts, Minority studies - Finland-Swedish perspectives (interdisciplinary), Information technologies: Computer science and computer engineering, Information systems, Law and Human Rights, Political and Social Sciences.




This program is currently not accepting applications.