The Department of Nursing Science at the University of Turku has an active international collaboration both in research and education. We have established a strategy of international relations that is in line with the general objectives of the department.
The international operation of the Department of Nursing Science consists of student and teacher exchange both at Master´s and postgraduate level. The international operation also consists of visits, research collaboration as well as societal and cultural influencing.
The student and teacher exchange is mainly through the European Union Erasmus exchange programme.
In addition the department has Fulbright programme and some bilateral agreements. Bilateral collaboration agreements also provide exchange opportunities.
In addition students of the department have an opportunity to participate in several other general exchange programmes offered by the University of Turku. Students may also join international research projects (Research strategy).
Professor Catherine Comiskey and Dr. Orla Dempsey from Trinity College Dublin visited Department of Nursing Science in January 2013.
Orla Dempsey, Catherine Comiskey, Sanna Salanterä and Laura-Maria Murtola.
Carol Smith - interview at University of Turku at the Department of Nursing Science 25.5.2011
Nursing science students association, Adaptus, interviewed the honorary doctor Carol Smith in spring 2011.