Turku University of Applied Sciences

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Tuku University of Applied Sciences
RectorVesa Taatila
Administrative staff
Turku, Salo

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 9,300 students and 700 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 several different fields, in the following faculties:

  • Arts Academy
  • Faculty of Health and Well-being
  • Faculty of Engineering and Business

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