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 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.

Karelia University of Applied Sciences

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

We offer excellent opportunities for students who strive with us to be the experts of the future. Our students work closely with companies and institutions on research and development projects. A degree from Karelia UAS will give you the professional skills needed for a rewarding future.

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.

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 Lapland

  • Arts and humanities
  • Social sciences, journalism and information

University of Lapland combines arctic expertise with fields like art and design, education, law, social sciences and tourism research, and quality education with state of the art study facilities. With strategic focuses on themes like responsible tourism and service design, you will find innovative co-operation across disciplines.