14th International Symposium on Advances in Technology Education
17-20 August 2021,
ONLINE from Turku, Finland
About the host
Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS) is an inspiring community of 10,000 members – an innovative and multidisciplinary higher education institution, which creates international competitiveness and well-being for Southwest Finland.
TUAS has three faculties: Engineering and Business, Health and Well-being and Arts Academy. The campuses are located in the cities of Turku and Salo. In the field of applied research, TUAS represents the top tier higher education institutions in the country.
about the city
Turku is situated in the southwest coast of Finland. The city is surrounded by the most beautiful archipela-go and unique cultural landscapes. Turku is also the oldest city in Finland. The founding year of the city is recorded as 1229 when Finland was a part of the Swedish empire.
Because of its long history, it has been the site of many important events, and has extensively influenced Finnish history. Turku was the European Capital of Culture in 2011. Today, Turku is one of the most popular conference cities in Finland with many attractions and events.
Finland is a country located in Northern Europe. Neighboring countries include Sweden, Russia, and Norway, with Estonia lying to its south across the Gulf of Finland.
From the incredible scattering of islands in Europe’s largest archipelago, to the hilly countryside of Finnish Lapland, the landscape of Finland is a paradise for nature lovers. Modern Finland combines the natural gifts bestowed upon the land with modern technologies allowing it to be easily discovered. Finland is also know for its high quality education system.