World-leading higher education institutions

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 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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Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences logo

Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences

  • Agriculture, forestry, fisheries and veterinary
  • Business, administration and law
  • Engineering, manufacturing and construction
  • 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. 5 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

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.

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TAMK University of Applied Sciences

  • 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 is a real student city with a student population of nearly 40 000 and close to 8 000 events and festivals per year! At TAMK you will join a community of future-builders who aim to solve humanities problems through skills, knowledge and innovation. #humanpotentialunlimited

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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 offers various inspiring programmes taught in English. As a student you will receive a world-class education in a unique learning environment. Studies at Tampere University will give you excellent opportunities to form a global network of both professional and academic colleagues.

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Turku University of Applied Sciences

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

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.