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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

  • 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

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

The LAB University of Applied Sciences operates in the cities of Lahti and Lappeenranta, Finland, and also provides education online. LAB has over 8 500 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 public science university, bringing together the fields of science and business since 1969. Clean energy, water and air are life-giving resources for which LUT University seeks new solutions with its expertise. We offer Master’s, Bachelor’s, doctoral and exchange programmes.

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Lapland University of Applied Sciences

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

Lapland University of Applied Sciences is the northernmost UAS in the EU. We offer high quality BBA and MBA education in the state-of-the-art learning environments. Lapland UAS is international and multidisciplinary. Studying is practical and work-oriented in close collaboration with companies.

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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.