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A unique pool of education expertise

A unique pool of education expertise

  • Everything from comprehensive to higher education
  • A combined turnover of 625 million euros
  • Over 60,000 students in total
  • Over 8,000 staff in total

Situated by the Baltic Sea, Turku is a thriving city of business, culture and academic life.

Images: University of Turku, Hanna Oksanen

City of Turku Education Division

  • In charge of developing and directing the FinnWayLearning consortium
  • 40 comprehensive schools
  • 9 upper secondary schools
  • 7 vocational schools
  • daycare and pre-school services
  • adult education services


Turku University of Applied Sciences

  • Multi-disciplinary higher education institution
  • Education and applied research for development and innovations that serve companies and the needs of working life
  • Over 70 Degree programmes, with 5 programmes taught in English
  • Global Education Services


Novia University of Applied Sciences

  • A high-class higher education institution
  • With over 4,000 students and a staff of 360, Novia is the largest Swedish-speaking University of Applied Sciences in Finland
  • The range of degree programmes covers several fields of education, providing a good platform for interdisciplinary learning; the university offers Bachelor’s degree studies in youth and adult education in Swedish and Bachelor’s degree studies in English, as well as Master’s degree studies and Adult education and specialisation studies
  • The research and development activities include R&D projects, services, investigations and consultant tasks


University of Turku

  • Internationally acknowledged, multidisciplinary research university
  • Study and research opportunities in 7 faculties and 11 independent units – expertise ranging from humanities and education to natural sciences and medicine
  • Active academic community of 21,000 students and employees
  • Strong focus on research and postgraduate education
  • Transnational Education Services


Adult Education Centre Turku

  • Working life-oriented training for almost 70 qualifications in 20 sectors of education
  • Vocational and practical curricula, including apprenticeship


Livia College

Livia College specializes in education and training for land-based as well as social and welfare industries. The college has about 1000 students at four different campuses in the cities Kaarina, Paimio and Parainen in the Turku region. The education is provided by the Peimari Group of Further Education and Training.

  • Fishery and Environment are taught both in Finnish and Swedish in Parainen.
  • Horticulture, Agriculture, Nature and Environment are taught at Tuorla and Kaarina.
  • Forestry and Animal Care are taught in Paimio.
  • Social and Welfare Studies are taught in Kaarina.