Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS)

TUAS is a higher education institution of 12,000 experts, researchers, students, faculty members and teaching professionals. We create solutions for a better tomorrow – both regionally and globally. Our graduates are practice-oriented professionals with top competencies. 

As a significant regional actor, we harbour close ties to businesses and municipalities in Southwest Finland. TUAS is the fourth largest technical university in Finland. Students are sought after experts, with 99 % employment within five years of graduating.


Key figures

  • over 12,000 degree programme students in the fields of 
    • Technology, Communications and Transport
    • Health Care and Social Services
    • Business and Administration
    • Arts and Culture
  • 800 staff members 
  • over 900 publications annually
  • 31 research groups
  • over 204 ongoing or complited RDI projects
  • 26 % of turnover external funding for RDI
  • 350 exchange universities in 50 countries
  • 20 double degree agreements with international partner universities
  • annually hundreds of outgoing and incoming exchange students
  • International semester already established in every degree programme to enable 60 ECTS student exchange



Key people


Dr Piia Leskinen

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Dr Piia Lekinen is a Principal Lecturer at TUAS with expertise on Sustainable development, Education design, Project competence, RDI competence, Scientific writing, Competence in multi-use and protection of water systems, Aquatic technology, Aquatic research, Environmental technology, Environmental research, French, English, Training in English.


Dr Jan-Hendrik Körber

Jan-hendrik.korber@t urkuamk.fi  

Dr Jan-Hendrik Korber is a Senior Advisor at TUAS with expertise on Teamwork, Spatial data, Project competence, RDI competence, Research competence, Databases, Information systems.