At Åbo Akademi University something happens all the time. Scientists make new discoveries, conferences are arranged about exciting topics, international guests are visiting us, or someone defends a thesis in an interesting topic. Åbo Akademi University is the Finland-Swedish, multidisciplinary university known for its small teaching groups, international contacts and a strong Nordic profile. Åbo Akademy University offers unique environments for research and studies on our campuses in Turku, Vaasa and Pietarsaari.
At Åbo Akademi University’s campus on Rantakatu in Vaasa there are about 1 600 students and a staff of about 300 people. Here, trained teachers for all levels of the Finland-Swedish school are educated. In Vaasa, You can also study for a career as an expert in social sciences, in topics as Developmental psychology, Social policy and Health sciences.
If you choose to study Political science with mass communication, you are most likely to work with media – as a journalist, editor, in communications. You can also build on your four year Engineer exam with studies for a Masters degree in Energy technology in two years. If you want to study peace and conflict, welcome to our English Master’s programME in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research. If you are interested in a job as Preschool teacher, you can study Early Childhood Education at Campus Allegro in Pietarsaari (Jakobstad).