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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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.

Humak University of Applied Sciences

  • Education
  • Health and welfare

Humak University of Applied Sciences is specializing in the development of expertise in adventure and outdoor education, youth and NGO work, work community development, entrepreneurship in cultural management and creative industries, and the interpreting sector.

Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences

  • Business, administration and law
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Services

Haaga-Helia is a strongly business-oriented university. With us, you can become an expert in business, tourism, hotel and restaurant management, information technology or sports coaching and management. Our goal is to provide students with the skills and mindset to succeed in the world of tomorrow.

Oulu University of Applied Sciences

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

Located in Northern Finland, Oulu University of Applied Sciences (Oamk) is the country's 5th largest university of applied sciences with over 9500 students including 500 international degree and exchange students. We offer education on both Bachelor's and Master's level in Finnish and in English.

Centria University of Applied Sciences

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

Centria offers students a wide choice of educational opportunities, practically oriented Bachelor's and Master's studies, and excellent connections to the professional world. Our cosmopolitan student and staff population create a truly international atmosphere and a multicultural study environment.