One-semester Exchange to University of Turku, Finland
Exchange Period: Fall Semester 2024

Information about Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Turku
The Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Turku is a vibrant scientific community of two thousand academic individuals. Its nearly 200 teachers and researchers and ca. 1 800 students all take an active role in the activities and development of the faculty. The Faculty includes altogether three departments comprising one or more fields of study and research.

Useful Info

Practical Matters

Accommodation Exchange students can apply for housing at student housing providers TYS:

Cost of Ren Approximately 330-500 € / month
Cost of Living 600 € / month (depending on the rent and excluding leisure time activities):

Residence Permit / Visa Students outside of the EU/EEA will need a residence permit:

Insurance The students are responsible for their insurances

*Above expenses are for taking reference only.

Who can apply for this exchange program?
All FSS Bachelor students with a CGPA greater than 3.0 (CGPA slightly below are acceptable) are eligible to apply. Bachelor candidates must have completed at least their first two year of study in UM by the start date of the exchange period.

Application Period
11 – 19 January 2024

Fill in the requested information via the online application system ( together with the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Any other supportive documents (such as cover letter, language proficiency certificates, etc.) that will help you get into this program.

Important Notes for Exchange Students

  • They must obtain comprehensive insurance and complete at least 2 doses of COVID-19 vaccination prior to the departure (at students own expenses)
  • They need to sign a Participant Declaration before departure
  • They have to read the “Rules for Semester-based Outgoing Exchange Programmes” and pay attention to the credits requirement.
  • They are acknowledged that the course arrangement during exchange study is subject to change and it is not guaranteed that the credit transfer could be made.

For inquiries, please contact:
Ms. Maisy Chao / Ms. Miranda Lei
Room 4031, Humanities and Social Sciences Building (E21B)
Tel: 8822 4018 / 8822 8342