Turku University of Applied Sciences

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Tuku University of Applied Sciences
Established 1992
Type Public
Rector Juha Kettunen
Admin. staff 800
Students 9,500
Location Turku, Salo, Finland
Website www.turkuamk.fi

Turku University of Applied Sciences (abbr. TUAS, Finnish Turun ammattikorkeakoulu) is a multidisciplinary higher education institution, located in the city of Turku in the Southwest Finland. The institute began operations as a temporary polytechnic in autumn 1992. At the moment, the establishment has approximately 9,500 students and 800 members of staff, making it one of the largest universities of applied sciences in Finland.

Before 2006-01-10, the institution carried the English name of Turku Polytechnic.


Turku University of Applied Sciences has campuses in the following towns:

Fields of education[edit]

Turku University of Applied Sciences offers education in the following seven fields:

  • Arts and Media
  • Health Care, Sports and Social Services
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Sciences, Business and Administration
  • Technology, Communication and Transport
  • Tourism, Catering and Hospitality Management

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Coordinates: 60°26′57″N 22°17′45″E / 60.44917°N 22.29583°E / 60.44917; 22.29583