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 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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Aalto University

  • Arts and humanities
  • Business, administration and law
  • Engineering, manufacturing and construction
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Natural sciences, mathematics and statistics

Would you like to be involved in creating something unique and changing the world? At Aalto University, we believe in the power of curiosity and encourage our students to explore the unknown as well as to learn and do things in a whole new way. From Aalto you'll get more than a degree.

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Hanken School of Economics

  • Business, administration and law

Hanken School of Economics is a Finnish university-level business school located in Helsinki and Vaasa. It is one of the oldest leading business schools in the Nordic countries. Hanken is ranked by Financial Times and holds all three international business school accreditations (EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA).

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LUT University

  • Business, administration and law
  • Engineering, manufacturing and construction
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Natural sciences, mathematics and statistics

LUT University is a public science university, bringing together the fields of science and business since 1969. Clean energy, water and air are life-giving resources for which LUT University seeks new solutions with its expertise. We offer Master’s, Bachelor’s, doctoral and exchange programmes.

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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 a wide range of Master’s Degree programmes conducted entirely in English. The research at our multidisciplinary university focuses especially on topics related to technology, health and society. We have almost 20,000 degree students and award nearly 4,000 degrees annually.

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University of Eastern Finland

  • Agriculture, forestry, fisheries and veterinary
  • Arts and humanities
  • Business, administration and law
  • Education
  • Health and welfare
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Natural sciences, mathematics and statistics
  • Social sciences, journalism and information

The University of Eastern Finland, UEF, is the most multidisciplinary university in Finland. Our research is ranked among the best in the world in several fields. We offer a great variety of degree programmes taught in English, as well as non-degree programmes. Join us!