Universities

Finland has 13 universities and 22 universities of applied sciences (UAS).
English-taught degree programmes are offered on bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels.

Universities of applied sciences offer professionally oriented higher education on bachelor's and master's level, and have strong ties with working life and regional development.

Universities focus on scientific research and the education they provide is based on it. Universities offer bachelor's, master's and doctoral (PhD) level programmes.

Check out the university list below to see where you could be studying!

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LAB University of Applied Sciences

  • Arts and humanities
  • Business, administration and law
  • Engineering, manufacturing and construction
  • Health and welfare
  • Services

The LAB University of Applied Sciences is a public institution in Finland offering education based on practices applied in the world of work. It focuses on innovation, industry and commerce. LAB offers Bachelor's programmes in five different fields.

South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences XAMK

  • Arts and humanities
  • Business, administration and law
  • Engineering, manufacturing and construction
  • Health and welfare
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Services

To make a difference, you have to be the difference. The professions of tomorrow are created today at South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences – Xamk. Gain the skills, become an expert and define a new era of work.

Diaconia University of Applied Sciences

  • Health and welfare
  • Social sciences, journalism and information

Diak is Finland’s largest provider of UAS-level education in social work. Our Bachelor's and Master's programmes focus on themes such as community development work, people’s participation and empowerment, human rights and conflict resolution as well as global health care.

University of Oulu

  • Business, administration and law
  • Education
  • Engineering, manufacturing and construction
  • Health and welfare
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Natural sciences, mathematics and statistics

University of Oulu is a well-ranked science university with 8 faculties, 13,900 students, and 3800 employees. Our degree programmes are inspiring and encourage students to achieve their full academic potential. As a fact, many innovations that have changed the world have their roots here in Oulu.

JAMK University of Applied Sciences

  • Business, administration and law
  • Engineering, manufacturing and construction
  • Health and welfare
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Services

JAMK University of Applied Sciences is an international higher education institution with expertise in 8 different fields of study. The facilities at JAMK combine a relaxed atmosphere with high technology. Our four campuses are small but international, like the city of Jyväskylä in Central Finland.