International students and alumni

Month: February 2019

Why did I choose to come to the University of Turku, Finland?

When asked why I came to Turku, the first thing that pops into my head is “I chose Finland, but Turku chose me,” which in a way makes my coming to Turku and Finland all the sweeter.

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Studying Finnish From an International Student’s Perspective

Hello everyone!

My name is Kristaps Kovaļonoks and I come from Riga, Latvia. I am currently a first-year student of the International Master’s Degree Programme (MDP) in Finnish and Other Finno-Ugric Languages at University of Turku (UTU) in Finland. In fact, this is the only international MDP provided by UTU where the main language of instruction is Finnish.

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