Category: Universities in Finland

University of the Arts Helsinki

The University of the Arts Helsinki (Finnish: Taideyliopisto, Swedish: Konstuniversitetet) is a Finnish arts university that was launched in the beginning of 2013. Apart from a few exceptions, it is the only university in Finland that provides education in the fields it represents. The University of the Arts Helsinki is mainly located in Helsinki, but it also has operations in Kuopio (department of church music) and Seinäjoki at the University…

National Defence University (Finland)

The Finnish National Defence University (Finnish: Maanpuolustuskorkeakoulu, MPKK, Swedish: Försvarshögskolan) is the Finnish Defence Forces’ university located in Helsinki. The university trains officers for the Defence Forces and the Finnish Border Guard. The main campus is located in Santahamina, Helsinki with additional sites in Kruununhaka, Sörnäinen and in Tuusula. Prior to 2007, the school referred itself in English to as the National Defence College. Degrees It is possible to get…

Tampere University of Technology

Tampere University of Technology ( TUT ) ( Finnish : Tampere University of Technology (TUT) ) is Finland’s second-largest university in engineering sciences. The university is located in Hervanta , a suburb of Tampere . The university’s statutory duty is to pursue research and give the highest education in its field. The research, conducted by some 1,800 staff and faculty members, mostly focuses on applied science and often has close…

Lappeenranta University of Technology

Lappeenranta University of Technology ( LUT ) (in Finnish: until 2003 Lappeenranta University of Technology , Lappeenranta University of Technology, and from 2003 in Lappeenranta University of Technology , Lappeenranta University of Technology) was Established in 1969. The university campus is situated on the shore of Lake Saimaa , about 7 kilometers from the city center. In the 1950s and 1960s, the Finnish government made plans to Establish the University…

Aalto University

Aalto University ( Finnish : Aalto University , Swedish : Aalto universitetet ) is a university Primarily located in Greater Helsinki , Finland . It was Established in 2010 as a merger of three major Finnish universities: the Helsinki University of Technology (established in 1849), the Helsinki School of Economics (established 1904), and the University of Art and Design Helsinki (established in 1871). The close collaboration between the scientific, business…

University of Lapland

The University of Lapland is located in the city of Rovaniemi, Finland. It was founded in 1979. The University of Lapland is the most northern university in the European Union. The university is divided into four faculties: Faculty of Art and Design Faculty of Education Faculty of Law Faculty of Social Sciences In addition to faculties, there is the Arctic Centre that is devoted to the arctic studies and research….

University of Vaasa

The University of Vaasa (Finnish: Vaasan yliopisto, Swedish: Vasa universitet) is a multidisciplinary, business-oriented university in Vaasa, Finland. The campus of the university is situated by the Gulf of Bothnia adjacent to downtown Vaasa. The university has evolved from a school of economics founded in 1968 to a university consisting of three faculties: Faculty of Business Studies, Faculty of Philosophy and Faculty of Technology. With its Faculty of Business Studies,…

University of Eastern Finland

The University of Eastern Finland ( Finnish : University of Eastern Finland ) is a university in Finland with three campuses in Joensuu , Kuopio , and Savonlinna . It was Formed in 2010 by a merger of two previously independent universities. History The University of Eastern Finland was formed through a merger of two formerly independent universities, the University of Joensuu and the University of Kuopio. These ceased to…

University of Oulu

The University of Oulu (Finnish: Oulun yliopisto) is one of the largest universities in Finland, located in the city of Oulu. It was founded on July 8, 1958. The university has around 16,000 students and 3,000 staff. Along with the University of Turku,[2] it is ranked in the Academic Ranking of World Universities as the second best university in Finland and ranked between 201and 301 worldwide in the QS World…

University of Jyväskylä

The University of Jyväskylä (Finnish: Jyväskylän yliopisto) is a university in Jyväskylä, Finland. It has its origins in the first Finnish-speaking teacher training college (the so-called Teacher Seminary), founded in 1863. Around 15,000 students are currently enrolled in the degree programs of the university.[2] It is ranked as the second largest university in Finland when measured according to the number of master’s degrees conferred. History Founded in 1863, the university…