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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.

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South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences

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

Xamk is located in South-Eastern Finland, but with us passion to learn isn’t bound to time, place or method – it’s a way of looking at the world. Our learning environments are modern, comfortable & highly valued by our students. You are guided by professional student services throughout your studies.

TAMK University of Applied Sciences logo

TAMK University of Applied Sciences

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

TAMK is one of the most popular UAS's in Finland with a wide variety of Bachelor's and Master's degrees on offer in English. Tampere is a real student city with a student population of nearly 40 000 and close to 8 000 events and festivals per year.

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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
  • Social sciences, journalism and information

Tampere University is one of the most multidisciplinary universities in Finland. Almost all internationally recognised fields of study are represented at our university. We have over 19,000 degree students and award nearly 4,000 degrees annually.