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  • Locations: Turku, Finland
  • Program Terms: Trimester 1, Trimester 2, Year Long (T1-T2), Year Long (T2-T1)
  • Restrictions: Deakin applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Trimester 2 2018 25/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Deakin Faculty: Faculty of Arts & Education, Faculty of Business & Law, Faculty of Health, Faculty of Science, Engineering & Built Environments Program Type: Exchange
Credit Weighting: 4 Credit Points Credit Type: Undergraduate
OS Help Available: Yes
Program Description:
Abo
Faculties Arts & Ed, SEBE, Health and Business & Law
Level Undergraduate
Minimum Weighted Average mark (WAM) 60
Semester Date Deakin Trimester 1 = Spring
Deakin Trimester 2 = Fall/Autumn
Full Time Study Load 30 ECTS per semester (4 Deakin Units)
Deakin Abroad Travel Grant N/A
Deakin Abroad Coordinator Luke Seacombe - l.seacombe@deakin.edu.au

About:
Abo Akademi University is a truly international university. It has one of the most international student populations in comparison with the other universities in Finland. Also the number of international doctoral students and members of staff is growing. In 2013 approximately 1000 international students from over 80 different countries study at Åbo Akademi University (total number of students is approximately 7000). Annually there are approximately 250 exchange students studying at Abo Akademi University.

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Recommended Programs:
  • Architecture
  • Business
  • Environmental Management
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Gender Studies
  • Graphic Arts
  • International Relations
  • Law (Electives)
  • Linguistics
  • Literary Studies
  • Media and Communication
  • Politics and Policy Studies
  • Professional and Creative Writing
  • Psychology
  • Wildlife and Conservation Biology

Website:
Åbo Akademi - Homepage

Course Catalogue:
Åbo Akademi - Course Catalogue

IMPORTANT NOTES

Before you apply, please make sure you have completed all exchange application steps as outlined on the Deakin Abroad website.

Eligibility criteria:
Exchange Programs are available to all Deakin students, including international, postgraduate and off-campus students.

To be eligible to apply for an Exchange Program:
  • Undergraduate students must have completed at least 8 credit points toward their Deakin degree
  • Postgraduate students must have completed at least 4 credit points towards their Deakin degree
  • You must return to at least 1 credit point to complete at Deakin after your Exchange Program
  • You must study a full-time load while on exchange
  • You must have a credit average of 60 or above with no fails on your academic record (students who do not currently meet these criteria will be advised to meet with a Language and Learning Adviser)
  • You must have received faculty approval prior to submitting your exchange application

Duration:
Students may apply for a Trimester or Year-long Exchange Program, starting either Trimester 1 or Trimester 2.

Cost:
While on exchange students continue to pay Deakin fees (upfront-payments, HECS-HELP, or FEE-HELP). Host University tuition fees will be waived.

General costs may include an application fee, flights, visas, accommodation, meals, textbooks, living expenses and insurance (insurance is provided by Deakin for the duration of your Exchange Program – students travelling beyond the program dates are strongly recommended to purchase additional cover).

Funding options:
  • OS-HELP may be available to domestic students. Please refer to the Deakin OS-HELP webpage for more information on eligibility criteria and the application process.
  • Centrelink payments continue while on exchange
  • Successful applicants may receive a Travel Grant from the Study Abroad and Exchange Office (unless receiving a Scholarship)

Is this your first preference?
  • Students must ensure that they apply for a minimum of two universities
  • Students must submit a minimum of two individual applications.
  • Students must rank their applications in order of preference

A Trimester Abroad will earn you 60 points towards the Global Citizenship Program.