Welcome to the Turku Summer School official website!

Turku Summer School 2017 is here to keep you busy during the summer! This year, we offer you 5 complete courses of various disciplines: Game Development, Finnish in Working Life for Beginners, Memories and generations of feminism in Northern Europe, Professional Services and Productization and a Training Course on Baltic Sea Zooplankton Identification. Combined to these courses is our active and eventful Social Program!

We invite you to experience along with these courses the core of our teaching: Innovation Pedagogy.

Innovation Pedagogy emphasizes on coaching the students with their future working life. Students do not only learn the content of the courses, they also learn how to become independently minded professionals, with excellent international and communication skills.

Add to this the world famous Finnish education system, and the relaxing atmosphere of the Nordic summer, and you get a great time in Turku Summer School, full of new and rewarding experiences.

Turku Summer School 2017 is organized by Turku University of Applied Sciences and the University of Turku. Read more about us!


We have extended the deadline for Game Development course until 31 May, 2017.
The course is free of charge for degree students of the TUAS, University of Turku and Åbo Akademi.

Course enrollment is open until May 31, 2017!
Training Course on Baltic Sea Zooplankton Identification
 (2 ETCS)

Thank you for your applications!
Registration has ended 30th April 2017.



Alicia from Canada

"I was able to learn from one of the best in the field. The course schedule was effective and I really loved the field trips and group assignments."

Bob from Germany

"The Turku Summer School 2016 was organized very well. The coordinators gave us all the information and support needed."

Erika from Japan

"I made new friends from all over the world through the Social Programme. And the Finnish Archipelago is just...amazing!"