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 Eastern Finland

  • Agriculture, forestry, fisheries and veterinary
  • 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

Interested in a career in public health, environmental law or chemistry? Want to change the way we think about societies, cultures, the environment and well-being? Are you ready for an experience of a lifetime? The University of Eastern Finland offers a wide range of programmes taught in English.

Hanken School of Economics

  • Business, administration and law

Hanken School of Economics is a university-level business school located in Helsinki and Vaasa. Hanken is ranked by Financial Times and holds all three international business school accreditations (EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA). Hanken offers Bachelor, Master’s and PhD programmes in English.

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.

Aalto University

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

Ranked as one of the best universities in the world, Aalto University is a unique blend of science & engineering, business & economics, and arts & design. We enable you to solve grand challenges and create wellbeing in society. Come study at Aalto in English at Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD level.

University of Oulu

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

University of Oulu is a well-ranked science university with 8 faculties, 13,900 students, and 3800 employees. Our degree programmes are inspiring and encourage students to achieve their full academic potential. As a fact, many innovations that have changed the world have their roots here in Oulu.