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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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Savonia University of Applied Sciences

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

Savonia is one of Finland's biggest and most versatile universities of applied sciences. Our campuses are situated in Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus. There are over 6000 students and 500 employees at Savonia.

Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences logo

Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences

  • Business, administration and law
  • Health and welfare

SeAMK | Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences is located in the progressively expansive city of Seinäjoki. SeAMK facilitates the development of future skilled professionals by providing higher education in 6 different fields. 3 degree programmes are totally taught in English.

TAMK University of Applied Sciences logo

TAMK University of Applied Sciences

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

TAMK will start a new exciting chapter as part of Tampere Universities - a community consisting of the merging University of Tampere and Tampere University of Technology together with us. We offer both Bachelor's and Master's degrees in English. Come see for yourself: Human Potential Unlimited.

Tampere University logo

Tampere University

  • Arts and humanities
  • Business, administration and law
  • Education
  • Engineering, manufacturing and construction
  • Health and welfare
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Natural sciences, mathematics and statistics
  • Services
  • Social sciences, journalism and information

University of Tampere and Tampere University of Technology will merge in January 2019. The new Tampere University together with Tampere University of Applied Sciences will form a new multidisciplinary higher education community in Tampere with competitive edges in health, society and technology.

Turku University of Applied Sciences logo

Turku University of Applied Sciences

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

Turku University of Applied Sciences is an inspiring community of 10,000 members – an innovative and multidisciplinary higher education institution, which creates international competitiveness and well-being for Southwest Finland.