Welcome to Fyke!

Admission

The admission details are found at the site of the Departments of Natural sciences and Chemical Engineering. Please contact professor Jouko Peltonen for available opportunities. Foreign students are also most welcome and are referred to the international office of the Åbo Akademi University.

Studies

The doctor's degree consists of 240 credits which are divided between 40 cr formal studies and 200 cr for research and writing the doctoral thesis. More details are found at the site of the Departments of Natural sciences and Chemical Engineering. Virtually all courses are given in English.

Research

The general focus of the research at this laboratory is materials science. The laboratory of physical chemistry has studed nano materials since 1920'ies, long before the term was coined. The current applications range from functional materials and theranostic uses of nano particles to hierarchical materials and printed electronics and sensors.

Training

The research leading to the doctoral degree is done in one of the laboratory's research projects under supervision of the responsible principal investigator in a top research team and an inspiring atmosphere.