Welcome to FUURT!

The Finnish Union of University Researchers and Teachers (FUURT) is an active trade union that represents all those working in science, research and higher education. Our members are supported by associations, skilled shop stewards as well as our strong negotiation position and extensive advocacy networks.

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Acatiimi magazine

Acatiimi is the trade union magazine for the members of FUURT, the Finnish Union of University Professors, and the Union for University Teachers and Researchers in Finland (YLL).  Established in 1997, Acatiimi is published in print 5–6 times a year.

Acatiimi articles in English

Fixed-term employment contracts

Information, advice, statistics and solutions for fixed-term employment relationships.

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Daily life of academics

Work in science, research, higher education, learning and innovations.

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Early career researcher

We have compiled current information, advice and guidelines for early career researchers.

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Unemployment security

Unemployment security is a monetary benefit received during unemployment or a temporary lay-off.

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