The main purpose of our activities is to support the Åbo Akademi University.
The Åbo Akademi University Foundation contributes financially to maintaining Åbo Akademi University and also supports and promotes other cultural activities in Swedish, especially scientific research. In 2020 we donated 14,8 million euros to Åbo Akademi University. Furthermore we promoted cultural work in Swedish with 2,2 million euros.
The Åbo Akademi University Foundation contributes financially to maintaining the Åbo Akademi University and also supports and promotes other cultural activities in Swedish, especially scientific research. In 2019 we donated 16,7 million euros to the Åbo Akademi University. Furthermore we promoted cultural work in Swedish with 3,6 million euros.
Our support for scientific research includes two independent institutes, The Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History and The Åbo Akademi University Foundation Research Institute.
The Donner Institute
Research Institute and library specialised in religion and culture.
The Åbo Akademi University Foundation Research Institute
Through the Research Institute, the Åbo Akademi University Foundation finances strategic research projects that have the potential to achieve success both nationally and internationally.
We have an important role as a cultural promoter. We operate three museums and also own the building where Åbo Svenska Teater is operating free of charge.
Address: Åbo Akademi University Foundation sr, The Observatory, Vårdberget, FI-20700 Åbo (Turku)
Directions by car: Turn into the park at the top of Kaskisbacken hill at Kaskisgatan 4 onto the Svartmunkegränd road, which leads through the park and up to the Observatory. There are parking spaces for a few cars by the Observatory.
Coordinates: 60°26′55″N, 22°16′36″E
Our office is closed for the time being due to the current situation regarding the coronavirus pandemic. Urgent matters are handled according to separate agreement. We apologise for the inconvenience
Phone: +358 20 786 1410
E-mail: stiftelsen(at)stiftelsenabo.fi or firstname.lastname(at)stiftelsenabo.fi