Finnish history can be studied as major subject only in Finnish because most of the courses are held in Finnish. Occasionally the Department offers separate courses in English that exchange students can attend. The exchange students can also agree with the staff to take written literature exams and/or write essays in English. Finnish history curricula guide (HuK = BA)
International Contact Person at the Department of Finnish history is Suvi Rytty.
Suvi Rytty, M.A.
telephone: +358 (0)2 333 5227
email: sutury (at) utu.fi
reception hours Tue 10-11 and Thu 13-14
A student applying for an exchange student at the University of Turku must follow the general application protocol. It can be found on the University's International Services' Internet pages.
Other studying options at the School of History
Finnish history is part of the School of History which also offers a multitude of possibilities for studying in English.
European Heritage, Digital Media and the Information Society
European Heritage, Digital Media and the Information Society is a two-year international master’s programme organized by the universities of Coimbra, Salento, Turku and Cologne. The aim of the programme is to produce professionals with knowledge of both historical heritage and digital media. For more information, visit the programme’s site.
Baltic Sea Region Studies
Baltic Sea Region Studies programme offers an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the societies, cultures and economics of the region surrounding the Baltic Sea. The Baltic Sea region has a new status in the process of European integration, and the programme explores its very varied societies from both historical and contemporary perspectives. Visit the BSRS site for more information.
Information on other degree and non-degree programmes and courses in English is available at the pages of the Faculty of Humanities.