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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JAMK University of Applied Sciences

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

JAMK University of Applied Sciences is an international higher education institution with expertise in 8 different fields of study. The facilities at JAMK combine a relaxed atmosphere with high technology. Our four campuses are small but international, like the city of Jyväskylä in Central Finland.

University of Jyväskylä

  • 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

In the international rankings of all universities in the world, the University of Jyväskylä is among the top 3% and represents the best of the world in several of its disciplines. We offer 20 master’s degree programmes in English. Our six faculties host over 14,000 students from 100 countries.

Diaconia University of Applied Sciences

  • Health and welfare
  • Social sciences, journalism and information

Diak is Finland’s largest provider of UAS-level education in social work. Our Bachelor's and Master's programmes focus on themes such as community development work, people’s participation and empowerment, human rights and conflict resolution as well as global health care.

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.

 

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.