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Turku University of Applied Sciences

Tuku University of Applied Sciences
Established 1992
Type Public
Rector Vesa Taatila
Administrative staff
Students 9,300
Location Turku, Salo, Finland

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

Turku University of Applied Sciences offers education in several different fields, in the following faculties:

  • TUAS Arts Academy
  • Faculty of Business, ICT and Life Sciences
  • Faculty of Health and Well-being
  • Faculty of Technology, Environment and Business

External links

  • TUAS Official Site
  • TUAS International Students at Facebook

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