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Orientation course for new international degree students and exchange students

Dear new international degree students and exchange students,

Welcome to Åbo Akademi University! The start of your studies will be intensive and filled with information. First-year students and exchange students start their studies with a mandatory orientation course. During the orientation course, information is given on most of the matters a student needs to know in order to get started with his/her studies. The orientation course is also where you meet your fellow students as well as get acquainted with the study environment and the city together with your tutors. 🙂

An orientation course will be organised for international students during 3-7.1.2022 and it will be held ive. The official Arrival Day for international students is Monday the 3rd of January 2022.

More information on restrictions at Åbo Akademi University due to the pandemic can be found here.

The final programme:

The final programme for 2022 is uploaded and can be viewed here. Due to new Covid-19 restrictions the programme will be held online. More information about registration will come and some links for specific subject/faculty programmes slots will come later.

On this page you can also find information videos for more information about different topics that is of use for your studies.

Please also note that the times given in the programme are local (Helsinki time, GMT+3).

Week programme:

Åbo campus:

Orientation programme for degree and exchange students ÅBO – week view

Vasa campus:

Orientation programme for degree and exchange students VASA – week view  

Updated 10.1.2022