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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Metropolia University of Applied Sciences

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

Metropolia is the largest University of Applied Sciences in Finland with a degree programme offering in four educational fields: Business, Culture, Health Care and Social Services, and Technology. We are a community of over 17,200 students, 1000 staff members, with 1500 foreign degree students from over 100 nationalities. Our alumni network consists of 50,000 alumni working both in private and public sectors. Metropolia’s four modern campuses are located in the vibrant capital region of Helsinki.

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.

Lapland University of Applied Sciences

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

Lapland University of Applied Sciences is the northernmost UAS in the EU. We offer high quality BBA and MBA education in the state-of-the-art learning environments. Lapland UAS is international and multidisciplinary. Studying is practical and work-oriented in close collaboration with companies.

Åbo Akademi 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

Åbo Akademi University (founded in 1918) is the only multidisciplinary Swedish-language university in Finland. Out of our 7000 students about 1000 are international students. Our campuses in Turku and Vaasa are small, friendly with easy access to services and activities and a change to combine studies with an incredible cultural experience.

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.