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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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.

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.

 

University of the Arts Helsinki

  • Arts and humanities

The University of the Arts Helsinki (Uniarts Helsinki) provides the highest level of education in music, fine arts, theatre and dance in Finland. Uniarts Helsinki is an international forerunner in education and research in the field of arts. Uniarts Helsinki consists of the Academy of Fine Arts, the Sibelius Academy and the Theatre Academy.

Arcada University of Applied Sciences

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

At Arcada in Helsinki we offer high-quality education at Bachelor’s and Master’s level. Our programmes combine theory and practice, making our alumni sought-after experts on the job market. Join us in creating smart and sustainable solutions for a better tomorrow – it’s your time to shine!

Laurea University of Applied Sciences

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

Laurea University of Applied Sciences has six campuses in the Uusimaa region near Helsinki. The Laurea community comprises of approximately 7800 students, 500 staff members and 24000 alumni. We offer 7 Bachelor’s degrees programmes and 3 Master’s degree programmes in English.