Sustainable Social Programme

We believe that international studies are worth travelling for, yet we want to compensate the emissions somehow. Turku Åbo Summer School´s Sustainable Social Programme offers you the most interesting activities in the Turku region in an environmentally friendly manner. It is a perfect opportunity for you to get to know your new class mates better, enjoy the summer and explore the Turku region!

The Sustainable Social Programme is voluntary and has an additional fee of max. 100 euros. The finalized schedule and enrollment information will be sent to the accepted participants in May.

Cancellation of participation in the social programme should be made in writing to

If you cancel your participation before 15 July 2024, Turku Åbo Summer School will refund you the social programme fee. After 15 July 2024, the course fee will NOT be refunded in any circumstance.

Sustainable Social Programme 2024

Fri 2.8. Games & Picnic at a Park

Spending a cozy and relaxed summer evening together playing Finnish outdoor games, having a picnic and getting to know eachother.

Tue 6.8. Amazing City Race

Exploring the city of Turku and performing various tasks at checkpoints while getting to know your new friends

Thu 8.8. Flowpark GROUP 1

Sat 10.8. Daytime Cruise to Naantali

A ride on an old steamship through the beautiful Turku archipelago to a historical nearby town Naantali

Sun 11.8. Sauna & Barbeque at a Beach

Opportunity to experience one of the most essential parts of Finnish culture, sauna, and having a barbeque by the sea

Tue 13.8. Flowpark GROUP 2

Wed 14.8. Trip to National Park

Finland is known for its nature and a short hike in a national park is a perfect way to get to know it better

Thu 15.8. Farewell Event