Southwest Finland is a diverse educational region and Turku has been selected Finland’s best student city. It’s easy to find housing and to move around by bike or walk.
In the colleges of Southwest Finland there are over 36 000 students and 5000 empolyees. The University of Turku and The Swedish language university Åbo Akademi educate for instance future doctors, diploma engineers, teachers, economists and lawyers. In the region’s four Universities of Applied Sciences one can choose between many fields of study, ranging from healthcare to navigation and design. The Turku Arts Academy has unique study modules such as animation, advertising and circus arts. You also find here high-quality Finnish and Swedish Vocational Schools.