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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.

Learn more about our activities and beneficiaries in the annual report 2020 (only in Swedish).

Our support to the åbo akademi university 2020

The main purpose of our activities is to support the Åbo Akademi University.


million euros to top research


million euros granted in scholarships


million euros in total to support Åbo Akademi University

Culture-bearing activities

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.

Casa Haartman

The artist’s home Casa Haartman is designed by the architect Erik Bryggman for the couple Axel and Hedvig Haartman.

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The Sibelius Museum is Finland’s most versatile music museum.

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Ett Hem

The museum Ett Hem was awarded the Museum association of Southwest Finland award in 2017.

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