Schools & Universities in Finland

Best Schools & Universities in Finland 2016/2017

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7 Results in Finland

University of Helsinki

MSc Finland Helsinki August 2017

Over 30 Master’s Degree Programmes in English   The University of Helsinki offers a wide range of Master’s Degree Programmes, taught entirely in English.  The scope of our programmes is 120 ECTS credits, completed with two years of full-time study.  Some programmes are organised by the University of Helsinki along with other Finnish and foreign universities.  All programmes comply with the national legislation governing university education and are, therefore, recognised globall… [+] y.     One of the best multidisciplinary research universities in Europe   The University of Helsinki is one of Europe’s leading universities specialising the area of research.  It is a founding member of the League of European Research Universities, which includes such universities as Oxford and Cambridge.  The University is internationally renowned for its high quality teaching, research, and innovation.  International rankings consistently place the University of Helsinki amongst the 20 best universities in Europe.    The main strength of the University of Helsinki is considered to be scientific research and the teachings which are derived from it, as we believe that teaching is closely linked to research.  This is reflected in our philosophy: “all teachers are researchers and all researchers teach.”     Some facts about the University of Helsinki:   •The biggest university in Finland with over 35 000 students •11 faculties and 4 campuses within the Helsinki area •Ranked internationally number 72 out of the 15 000 universities according to Shanghai Jiao Tong University •One of the oldest universities in Europe (founded 1640)   [-]

JAMK University of Applied Sciences

Bachelor Finland Jyväskylä August 2017

Welcome to JAMK There is demand for JAMK graduates: they have know-how, the right kind of attitude and pride for their professional skills. Being a professional offers you more choices in life and career. Get a practically oriented Bachelor's degree and start your own international career in Jyväskylä, Finland. The degrees consist of 210–240 credits. Their standard completion time varies from 3.5 to 4 years. The application time for Bachelor’s Degree Programmes condu… [+] cted in English is in 10 – 25 January 2017. At JAMK University of Applied Sciences we have more than 8,500 students from over 70 countries. The facilities at JAMK combine a relaxed atmosphere with high technology. Our international students report that the teaching is excellent and our staff are very supportive. Our graduates have the knowledge and skills to succeed in the global working environment. The City of Jyväskylä Jyväskylä has four beautiful seasons ranging from warm green summers to crisp white winters. The city is located in Central Finland, and is surrounded by numerous beautiful lakes and scenic nature. Both Finland and Jyväskylä are safe places to study and live. Jyväskylä is very dynamic. Take a look at the sports and cultural activities, not to mention restaurants and cafés! JAMK at a Glance [-]

Lapland University of Applied Sciences

Bachelor Finland Rovaniemi August 2017

Lapland University of Applied Sciences is the northernmost University of Applied Sciences in Finland. It was formed when Kemi-Tornio and Rovaniemi Universities of Applied Sciences merged on 1 January 2014. The institution offers a modern and international learning environment with good students services in all of its educational units, which are located in towns of Rovaniemi, Kemi and Tornio. The University of Applied Sciences has four fields of expertise: Social… [+] Services, Health and Sports, with administrative headquarters in Rovaniemi Business and culture, with administrative headquarters in Tornio Travel and tourism, with administrative headquarters in Rovaniemi Industry and natural resources, with administrative headquarters in Kemi Each field of expertise includes several educational and research areas with which we carry out our mission to provide vocational oriented university education and to conduct research, development and innovation work that especially serves Lapland. Lapland University of Applied Sciences is maintained by Lapland University of Applied Sciences Ltd. [-]

University of Turku

MSc Finland Turku August 2017

The University of Turku is an internationally competitive university whose operations are based on high-quality, multidisciplinary research. We promote education and free science and provide higher education that is based on research. The University is part of the international academic community. We collaborate closely with the Finnish society and participate actively in the development of its region. Strategic Goals Effective research We solve today's and… [+] tomorrow's complicated problems with the help of our basic research. We apply an interdisciplinary approach to research in order to increase its quality and societal effectiveness. We strengthen the researcher career path, open science and support for research. Responsible education We are a multidisciplinary and inspiring higher education institution. Our education is based on the latest scientific knowledge and meets the changing needs of society. We ensure that the study tracks are flexible and straightforward. A catalyst for social well-being and the economy We recognise the innovations emerging from research and our globally competitive education services. We promote entrepreneurial attitude and utilisation of research in collaboration with business life. Community well-being We are a responsible employer and our operations are built on common values. We are building an encouraging and interactive university, where it is a pleasure to study and work. International University The University of Turku is a truly international, globally operating organisation. Internationality is one of the key areas of the university`s strategy and it has an important role in all of areas of operations; education, research and social interaction. The University of Turku cooperates globally through numerous university networks, programmes and projects. As well as being part of some of the oldest and most prestigious networks, we actively create connections to new areas. University belongs to the global academic community. Several research projects are made in collaboration with foreign partners and funding may also come from abroad. Research publications are mainly published in international forums. The University also has an active role in promoting and exporting the Finnish educational expertise worldwide. ​The University of Turku is a co-owner of two transnational education companies: Finland University Ltd. and Nordic Institute of Dental Education. In the campus area, you can meet students, teachers and researchers with 95 different nationalities. University students and staff have the opportunity to participate into exchange programmes and get experience on studying or working in an international environment. The university is a socially responsible actor that emphasizes global responsibility. The aim of the new information is to advance the wellbeing of us all. University Rankings: UTU among the Best 1 % Of the over 20,000 universities in the world, the University of Turku is among the top one percent. Dozens of university rankings are compiled all over the world and in most of them, the University of Turku is ranked as one of the best three of universities in Finland. The methodology often differs between the rankings, but most common evaluation criteria are the number of scientific publications and citations, evaluations by employers, experts and research colleagues, as well as different kinds of key figures in education and internationality. ©City of Turku and University of Turku Communications [-]

University of Oulu

Master Finland Oulu September 2015

The University of Oulu is an international science university which creates innovation for the future, well-being, and knowledge through multidisciplinary research and education. Future innovation is about seeking, utilizing and applying new knowledge. The University of Oulu researches people and culture in a changing living environment, as well as opportunities that new technology provides for improving the well-being of people and the environment. The University of Oulu… [+] is a multidisciplinary expert in Northerness. Top 3 reasons to study here At the University of Oulu we promote learning and carry out research that pushes the boundaries of the known. The University’s impact is based on excellence, high ambition and productivity in all our activities. Our strategy is to enhance our significance in international research and secure our role alongside the world leaders in our focus areas. About Us History Founded in 1958, our research and education community is 16000 students and 3000 employees strong, and one of the biggest and the most multidisciplinary universities in Finland. The ten faculties, the many departments and the specialized research units of the University of Oulu create the foundation for multidisciplinary research, innovation and training of experts for demanding professional tasks. Education The structure of 10 faculties reflects the University of Oulu’s profile in research, education and societal roles. The faculties are: Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine BMM Education EDU Humanities HUM Information Technology and Electrical Engineering ITEE Medicine MED Oulu Business School OBS Oulu Mining School OMS Oulu School of Architecture OSA Science SCI Technology TECH Research At the University of Oulu we promote learning and carry out research that pushes the boundaries of the known. We use our full potential to contribute to solving some of the greatest global challenges, including sustainable resource use, responsible business, human wellbeing and lifelong health, intelligent systems and services development, and harnessing environmental risks. Career The University of Oulu in Northern Finland is an international, multidisciplinary research university with a rich pool of creative and intellectual talent. More specifically, the University of Oulu encompasses a science university, a technical university and a business school in the same organization. The Oulu Region is recognized as a world-class R&D hub with R&D input per capita among the highest globally. The specific measures at the University of Oulu in recruitment have included creating a tenure track program, a junior investigator’s recruitment program and funding of PhD student positions within doctoral programs. Services Student services UniOulu takes care of individuals. We support your academic challenges with a functioning infrastructure and easy access assistance. At your department you will have a personal academic contact who can be addressed casually by their first name and who will help you with making your individual study plan. A well prepared study plan is a valuable tool to make progress in your study path. You get to meet your kummi, first student colleague, online even before arriving. Kummis are senior students of the University of Oulu trained to help you in the beginning to get accustomed to daily life in Oulu. Student housing The local student housing foundation PSOAS offers a wide range of accommodation possibilities, from shared apartments to studios, around the city area. No matter where you live in Oulu, services ranging from supermarkets to libraries and sport facilities are close to your home. PSOAS is ranked by students as one of the leading housing providers in the world. Tellus Innovation Arena Tellus Innovation Arena is an open innovation space located at the heart of Linnanmaa campus area. It’s built for learning, collaboration and events for all open-minded explorers from inside and outside of the university. Meet people, develop ideas and present projects – it makes all the difference. Health services Student health services for all Bachelor and Master level students are located at the Linnanmaa campus. Health services include medical, mental, and dental treatment. Most services are free of charge while some incur a nominal fee. Student Life Student organisations Student organisations are experts in organising cultural activities, sporting events, parties, and trips in Finland. These study-field-specific organisations have internationally experienced members with firsthand knowledge to share. In addition, there are two university-wide student organisations with special interest in issues in international education. University sports Finns are sports enthusiasts. The university offers sports activities for its students and staff ranging from ballet to climbing and yoga, from kayaking to cross-country skiing. Feel free to pick the one that is closest to your body and soul! University Rankings #201 World University Rankings by Times Higher Education #401 Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University [-]

University of Tampere

Master Finland Tampere August 2016

The University of Tampere (UTA) is a culturally-committed higher education institution with a social mission of educating visionaries who understand the world and change it. The UTA is a multi-discipline university known especially for its research and education on society and health. Reasearch and teaching are carried out in the nine Schools of the university: BioMediTech School of Information Sciences School of Management School of Education … [+] School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies School of Medicine School of Health Sciences School of Communication, Media and Theatre School of Social Sciences and Humanities The basic values of the university are academic freedom, creativity and social responsibility. This means that everyone has an equal right to learn, to acquire knowledge, to participate and to make an impact on society. Research The UTA conducts research in the social sciences and humanities, medicine and health sciences, management and business, as well as education and information sciences. According to the university profile, the focus areas of research are society and health. In its research, the university addresses the central issues in contemporary society. By providing critical knowledge and education, the university helps people and societies to improve their health and their cultural, social and economic well-being. Studying at UTA Studies in our Master’s degree programmes are a combination of taught courses and your independent research work. In the first academic year, the main emphasis is on the compulsory studies and coursework, and in the second academic year, on the preparation of the Master’s thesis, and the methodological studies supporting it. As a student, you are recognised as a junior member of the academic community right from the beginning of your studies, and are expected to take charge of your studies and make the most of the possibilities the university offers. The Finnish system of academic education gives students a lot of freedom in planning and scheduling their studies. In the Master’s programmes, there are possibilities for you to select courses according your own interests and even include courses from other degree programmes into your degree. However, you are not left alone in the planning of your studies or the possible problems you may encounter. As a UTA student, you are entitled to academic counselling and study guidance throughout your studies. In addition to the academic counselling given in your degree programme, as an international student you are entitled to the general counselling services of the university, such as career advice and personal counselling sessions with a professional counsellor. The University of Tampere organises a one-week orientation course for all new international students at the beginning of each semester. The course covers issues such as studies at the UTA, practicalities related to the arrival in Finland, university services provided to students, and activities of the student union and its clubs and societies. As an international student, you are also given a student tutor - a local student to guide you in the process of moving to a new country and university. Student tutors will be in touch with you already before your arrival and will help you with practical problems and ease your way into the university community. Location The university is located in Tampere, the third largest city in Finland as well as the largest inland city in the Nordic countries. The Tampere region is the second most important region in Finland bustling with scientific, industrial and cultural activities. It is a young and vibrant city known of its student life: of its 220 000 inhabitants over 40 000 are students! This is also very visible in the city development strategy, as being the most student-friendly city in Finland is its central theme. Being one of the most populous cities in Finland, the services of Tampere are sufficient for even the most demanding students. Efficient public transport, outdoor and hobby possibilities, specialised shops and services for different groups, for example students with families, enable a good quality of life for all. In addition, Tampere has a vivid theatre, music and festival culture. Students that reside in Tampere and own a student card are entitled to over 200 different student benefits and discounts that vary from welfare discounts as well as clothes and utility article discounts to benefits that enable a more affordable social life. More information on the most student-friendly city in Finland - events, housing, student benefits, etc. - please see [-]

Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences

Master Finland Kotka August 2017

The profile of KyUAS is based on expertise on socially, ecologically and technologically sustainable and safe development, promotion of innovation processes and expertise on Russia. KyUAS specialises in:   environmentally friendly energy production and related technologies competitive logistic operations and their safety business-driven ICT rehabilitation expertise in the field of social services and health care innovative Design & Business Vision 2015Kymenlaakso… [+] University of Applied Sciences is an achiever of success: a first-rate modern, international higher education institution where we succeed together.ValuesOur Target Value, high professional expertise , is based on trust co-operation skills adaptabilityMissionKymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences focuses on promoting positive changes in the industrial structure of the province and the development of innovative, responsible industries in the region, as well as reinforcement of Kymenlaakso’s logistic position and management of changes in the population structure. The only independent higher education institution in the province, Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences focuses on high-quality education and RDI activities. KyUAS’s strategic partner in the higher education institution network is Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences.     Faculties   Three faculties dividing in seven departments:   International Business and Culture, 1500 students (Kouvola) Business, 920 students Design and Media, 580 students Social and Health Care, 830 students (Kotka and Kouvola) Social Care, 350 students (Kouvola) Health Care, 480 students (Kotka and Kouvola) Technology and Transport, 2020 students (Kotka) Technology Mathematics and Science Department And Language Department   [-]