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Universities

Finland has two types of higher education institutions: universities and 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 and have strong ties with working life and regional development.

Universities focus on scientific research and the education they provide is based on it. Doctoral programmes are offered by the universities.

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

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Karelia University of Applied Sciences logo

Karelia University of Applied Sciences

  • Business, administration and law
  • Engineering, manufacturing and construction

We offer excellent opportunities for students who strive with us to be the experts of the future. Our students work closely with companies and institutions on research and development projects. A degree from Karelia UAS will give you the professional skills needed for a rewarding future.

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LAB University of Applied Sciences

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

The LAB University of Applied Sciences is a higher education institution focusing on innovation, business and industry. It operates in Finland in the cities of Lahti and Lappeenranta and also provides education online. LAB will start its operation on 1 January 2020. It will have 8500 students, making it the sixth largest university of applied sciences in Finland. 

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LUT University

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

LUT University is a pioneering science university in Finland, bringing together the fields of technology and business since 1969. We are an international university with approx. 70 different nationalities. We offer 20 Master's and 1 Bachelor's programmes in English.

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Lapland University of Applied Sciences

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

Lapland University of Applied Sciences has four fields of expertise: Social Services, Health and Sports, in Rovaniemi and Kemi; Business and culture, in Tornio and Rovaniemi; Travel and tourism in Rovaniemi; Industry and natural resources in Kemi and Rovaniemi.

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Laurea University of Applied Sciences

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

Laurea University of Applied Sciences has six campuses in the Uusimaa region near Helsinki. The Laurea community comprises of approximately 7800 students, 500 staff members and 24000 alumni. We offer 6 Bachelor’s degrees programmes and 3 Master’s degree programmes in English.