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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Häme University of Applied Sciences HAMK

  • Agriculture, forestry, fisheries and veterinary
  • Arts and humanities
  • Business, administration and law
  • Engineering, manufacturing and construction
  • Health and welfare
  • Information and Communication Technologies

Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK) is a learning and research community of people driven to make a positive impact on the world. We are shaping the future of bioeconomy, health, education, business, design,and technology. Our presence spans across seven campuses, online, and internationally.

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.

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.

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.

Turku University of Applied Sciences

  • Arts and humanities
  • Business, administration and law
  • Engineering, manufacturing and construction
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Social sciences, journalism and information

Turku UAS is a higher education institution of 13,000 experts, researchers, students, faculty members and teaching professionals. We create solutions for a better tomorrow – both regionally and globally. Our graduates are practice-oriented professionals with top competencies.