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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Savonia University of Applied Sciences

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

Savonia is one of Finland’s biggest and most versatile universities of applied sciences. Study in a modern and international environment that supports your professional ambitions and continuous learning! At Savonia, you set your own limits. Find us in Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus.

University of the Arts Helsinki

  • Arts and humanities

The University of the Arts Helsinki (Uniarts Helsinki) provides the highest level of education in music, fine arts, theatre and dance in Finland. Uniarts Helsinki is an international forerunner in education and research in the field of arts. Uniarts Helsinki consists of the Academy of Fine Arts, the Sibelius Academy and the Theatre Academy.

Satakunta University of Applied Sciences SAMK

  • Business, administration and law
  • Engineering, manufacturing and construction
  • Health and welfare

Approx. 6,700 students including over 700 international students ensure that SAMK is an internationally oriented and innovative place to study on the west coast of Finland. SAMK is known for its quality of education: students have ranked us to be among the five best universities of applied sciences.

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 is the second largest research university in Finland. We offer various inspiring programmes in English. Studies at Tampere University provide you with high-quality education and give you excellent opportunities to form a global network of both professional and academic colleagues.

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.