Linnæus University

Åbo Akademi University, Finland ‘s only Swedish-language multi-faculty university, is committed to research and research-based education of the highest quality.

350 research students in 52 subjects

High-quality research is carried out at Linnaeus University, focusing on everything from health, social work, and the behavioral sciences, to the humanities, social sciences, economics, design, the natural sciences, and engineering and technology. The research is carried out either as specialization research within a faculty, or through interdisciplinary research across faculty boundaries. In many subjects, research is also carried out with adidactic or educational specialization.

Research training is offered within all faculties and leads to a licentiate or PhD degree. Approximately 350 research students are active in 52 different subjects, several of which have a didactic or educational science specialization.

Linnaeus University provides research training courses characterized by good conditions, a committed supervisory team, and a thorough and well-established national and international network. Research students are also able to influence the arrangement of their studies to a large extent.

Holders of research degrees from Linnaeus University have pursued research together with supervisors and other doctoral students in high quality research environments, and are used to working in teams and to presenting their research to both experts and laymen.

Research training is the foundation for a career as a researcher and teacher at a university, or as a researcher in the industry. This type of training can also often lead to other exciting jobs.