Universities

Finland has 13 universities and 22 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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University of Turku

  • 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

The University of Turku is an international multidisciplinary research university that provides students with innovative problem-solving skills and high-standard education based on latest research. The graduates of UTU are experts and visionaries who reach beyond the traditional discipline borders.

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 is a public institution in Finland offering education based on practices applied in the world of work. It focuses on innovation, industry and commerce. LAB offers Bachelor's programmes in five different fields.

Kajaani University of Applied Sciences

  • Business, administration and law
  • Services

At KAMK, we support our students both inside and outside of the classroom, encouraging their entrepreneurial spirit while instilling invaluable practical knowledge as a base to grow their future careers. We offer both Bachelor and Master degrees fully in English.

Åbo Akademi 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

Åbo Akademi University (founded in 1918) is the only multidisciplinary Swedish-language university in Finland. Out of our 7000 students about 1000 are international students. Our campuses in Turku and Vaasa are small, friendly with easy access to services and activities and a change to combine studies with an incredible cultural experience.

University of Lapland

  • Arts and humanities
  • Social sciences, journalism and information

University of Lapland combines arctic expertise with fields like art and design, education, law, social sciences and tourism research, and quality education with state of the art study facilities. With strategic focuses on themes like responsible tourism and service design, you will find innovative co-operation across disciplines.