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  • Locations: Turku, Finland
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: TXSTATE applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Exchange Language of Instruction: English, Swedish
Academic Field: Biology, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Engineering, Geology, History, Law, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sciences, Sociology Undergraduate/Graduate: Undergraduate
Application Fee: 250
Program Description:

Abo Akademi University

Abo Akademi
Åbo Akademi was founded in 1918 with campuses in Åbo, Vasa and Jakobstad. There are also activities in Helsinki and on the Åland Islands. At the Åbo Akademi, they have around 5,500 undergraduate students and 780 postgraduate students. In total, there are about 1000 international students. Annually there are approximately 250 exchange students studying at Åbo Akademi University.

University Website
Website for International Students 


The city was founded in the 13th century, making it the oldest city in Finland. Considered the best student city in Finland, with more than 35 000 students, Åbo offers students an exciting campus environment with a vibrant student life, an international atmosphere, and memorable student traditions. The Åbo campus lies in the heart of the old part of the city next door to the University of Turku. The two universities have a well-established cooperation within many areas of research and by working together are able to create strong areas of research and research of the highest quality for example within biosciences.


Areas of study open to undergraduate exchange students

Click here for course offerings

Language requirements

The university's official language of instruction is Swedish. Since a large number of courses are taught in English (approximately 250 annually), exchange students are, however, able to complete a full year of studies in English.

Important Dates




Program Dates: August 29th - December 22nd January 8th - May 25th

*Please note, these are estimated dates and are subject to change. For the most updated information, please visit the host university website.


Estimated Monthly Cost of Living in Euros:

  • Housing: 220-340
  • Meals: 250-300
  • Local transportation: 30
  • Additional fees: 100-200



They recommend that students apply for housing from the Student Village Foundation where they have 88 apartments and shared apartments reserved for exchange students coming to Åbo Akademi University.
Housing for exchange students is offered in single or shared apartments. All rooms are single rooms. Most exchange students live in shared apartments since there are not enough single apartments. All apartments have bathrooms and access to kitchen facilities.

For more information, please visit the University's Housing Website

Helpful Links

For more information about Abo Akademi University click here 

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.