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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 in Finland, especially scientific research. In 2022 we donated 14,8 million euros to Åbo Akademi University. Furthermore we promoted cultural work in Swedish with 2,4 million euros.

Learn more about our activities and beneficiaries in the annual report 2022 (only in Swedish).

Our support to the åbo akademi university 2022

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


million euros to top research


million euros in funded doctoral researcher positions


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 house museum of Alfred and Hélène Jacobsson.

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The Åbo Akademi University Foundation owns and manages a real estate portfolio consisting of university properties, commercial properties, and rental flats. The Foundation continuously restores and protects its historic buildings in the old parts of Turku. Explore a few of the university properties here.

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