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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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.

Vaasa University of Applied Sciences

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

Adventure of your lifetime awaits you at VAMK! VAMK is an international university with 3700 students in the middle of Nordic's largest energy cluster. Cosy campus where you will feel right at home, lively student community, and trainee positions in top global companies will welcome you with open arms.

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.

Oulu University of Applied Sciences

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

Located in Northern Finland, Oulu University of Applied Sciences (Oamk) is the country's 5th largest university of applied sciences with over 9500 students including 500 international degree and exchange students. We offer education on both Bachelor's and Master's level in Finnish and in English.

University of Eastern Finland

  • Agriculture, forestry, fisheries and veterinary
  • 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

Interested in a career in public health, environmental law or chemistry? Want to change the way we think about societies, cultures, the environment and well-being? Are you ready for an experience of a lifetime? The University of Eastern Finland offers a wide range of programmes taught in English.