Welcome to the vibrant research community in the cultural field in Turku!

Diverse research on culture is conducted at the universities in Turku. Central themes include art and popular culture, the past and its presence, cultural well-being, as well as multiculturalism and multilingualism.

You can explore research projects and publications at the University of Turku, Åbo Akademi University, Turku University of Applied Sciences, Humak, and Novia, with the word “culture” in the title, here: publications and projects. Please note that culture is also addressed in many research projects where the word is not in the title.

In Turku, there are many interesting archives that you can find here (only in Finnish): Archives | Turku.fi

Are you a researcher looking for an inspiring research environment and contacts?

Culture Campus Turku offers a unique collaborative network consisting of several universities with expertise and research experience.

Are you looking for a researcher for your project?

You can use the research project list (mentioned above), Culture Campus expert search, and Culture Campus coordinator to find the right person for your purpose.

Are you writing a thesis in the cultural field?

You can receive education in cultural research at Åbo Akademi and the University of Turku. Culture is studied broadly in faculties of humanities, education, business, law, and social sciences.

Are you planning a project and looking for a venue?

Feel free to contact professors, lecturers, or other staff at Cuture Campus.

Links to websites presenting research work at universities in Turku:

Research | University of Turku (utu.fi)

Research in the Faculty of Humanities | University of Turku (utu.fi)

Research with us | Åbo Akademi University (abo.fi)

Developing Together – Turku University of Applied Sciences (turkuamk.fi)

Research and Development Services – Humak – University of Applied Sciences