Schools & Universities in Finland

Best Schools & Universities in Finland 2017

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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 Progr… [+] ammes conducted 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. [-]


Aalto University

MSc Finland Espoo August 2017

Welcome to Aalto University Be a Game Changer. Do you want to create something unique? Change the society, develop a new innovation – or a whole new industry? At Aalto University, we believe in curiosity and we encourage our students to explore the unknown and do things in a totally new way. We offer the highest level of education in business, art and design, architecture, and technology in Finland. Freedom to Choose Aalto University degrees get you going f… [+] or a successful career. In Helsinki and on the adjacent Otaniemi campus, Master’s and Doctoral Programs draw talented academics from all over the world. Students get hefty discounts in transport, lodging, and dining. Except for the joint programs, Aalto University charges no tuition fees. Aalto University School of Business is the first business school in the Nordic countries to have received all three labels of excellence from the world’s leading business school accreditation bodies: AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. This Triple Crown status is an honour held by only a few business schools worldwide. Freedom to Do From the beginning of your studies you will get to participate in interesting projects and hone your practical skills. The blossoming startup scene and initiatives like Aalto Design Factory help our students generate real businesses out of their dreams and ideas. Under the tutelage of several distinguished scholars, you can also enter the realm of research and strive for the best. Freedom to Move Aalto University has extensive partnerships with over 400 universities worldwide. For example, the School of Business has exchange programs with some of the best business schools in the world. International doctoral and post-doc researchers, teachers and summer schools are a strong testimony to our opportunities. Aalto University Schools School of Arts, Design and Architecture School of Business School of Chemical Technology School of Electrical Engineering School of Engineering School of Science Tuition Fees Tuition fees for Bachelor and Master programmes taught in English from 1 August 2017 onwards are subject to annual fees for non-EU/EEA citizens. Programmes taught in Finnish or Swedish are free of charge for all students. The tuition fees range from EUR 12 000 to EUR 15 000 per academic year depending on the programme: EUR 12 000 per academic year for the International Business BScBA degree programme; EUR 15 000 per academic year for study options leading to a master's degree. International joint degree programmes have their own tuition fees and scholarship schemes. For more information, please visit the programmes' webpage: http://www.aalto.fi/en/studies/education/international_double_degree_programmes/ Scholarships There are several ways to fund your studies at Aalto University. Prospective non-EU/EEA students applying to Aalto University Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes as well as Nordic Master programmes are eligible to apply for scholarships awarded from the Aalto University Scholarship programme. Certain international joint degree programmes have their own tuition fees and scholarship schemes. There are also some possibilities to apply for a scholarship outside Aalto University. Aalto University Scholarship Programme Aalto University Scholarship programme seeks to recognize talented non-EU/EEA students across the world by awarding academic excellence. Scholarships may cover 50% or 100% of the tuition fee. The number of scholarships awarded is limited and depends on the budget available to the programme. Aalto University is also building an incentive scholarship system in which an additional waiver will be rewarded to students who have made good progress in their studies. Applicants apply for the scholarships at the same time they apply for their preferred study options with the same application form. The scholarship decision is given together with the admission decision. The decisions on the awarded scholarships are made on the basis of the academic merits of the students selected to study in the programmes. At the moment, Aalto University does not offer any scholarships to cover living costs in Finland. Students are expected to cover all living expenses (app. EUR 800 per month) and other study related costs from their own financial resources. Scholarship recipients must still be able to fund their living costs, as per the requirements of the Finnish Immigration Service. Students who were selected during the application period 2016 to English-taught bachelor’s or master’s programmes will not be required to pay tuition fees and cannot apply for scholarships. Be sure to follow us on Snapchat! [-]


Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (SeAMK)

Bachelor Finland Seinäjoki August 2017

Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences is a multidisciplinary institution of higher educationand an efficient actor in education and research, development and innovation (RDI) in the region of South Ostrobothnia in West Finland. The number of full-time students is 5000 and academic and other staff members 380. Seinäjoki UAS has 19 Bachelor and 7 Master degree programmes. Three degree programmes are totally taught in English (International Business, Nursing and a Master's D… [+] egree in International Business Management). Also double degree programmes are available in the fields of technology and business. Seinäjoki UAS provides education aiming at high-level professional qualification in the following fields: Culture Social sciences, Business and Administration Technology, Communication and Transport Natural Resources and the Environment Social services, Health and Sports Tourism, Catering and Domestic Services In education and in R&D activities Seinäjoki UAS has concentrated on the following focus areas: Sustainable Food Solutions Smart and Energy Efficient Systems Welfare and Creative Individuals and Communities Entrepreneurship, New Business Concepts and Service Innovations These areas of expertise are being developed based on regional and international needs and our special strengths. Internationalization is a strategic aim of Seinäjoki UAS We have about 200 partner universities in 50 different countries all over the world. Active student and academic mobility, RDI projects and international conferences are a vital part of our international activities. [-]


University of Turku Health and Biomedicine

MSc Finland Turku August 2017

UNIVERSITY OF TURKU The University of Turku (UTU) is an international research university located in Southwest Finland in the Student city of Turku. We are an active academic community of nearly 24,000 students and employees with over 100 nationalities. Our aim and ambition is to provide students with innovative problem solving skills and a high-standard, multidisciplinary education based on the latest research. The University of Turku is the most international… [+] university in Finland (THE Ranking 2016) offering study and research opportunities in seven faculties and seven special units and interdisciplinary centres – expertise ranking from humanities to natural sciences. Our teaching staff is determined to develop the students' skills for working life, as well as new study environments and methods. The graduates of UTU are creative experts and future visionaries who reach beyond the traditional discipline borders. Thanks to our outstanding services, compact campus and active student life, international students feel at home and safe from the very beginning of their stay. 10 Best reasons to choose UTU UTU is the most international university in Finland Master Degree and Doctoral Programmes based on our strengths in research Future career prospects Generous scholarships available for talented students Professors and lecturers that challenge you to learn Personal support and services throughout your studies Excellent facilities and learning environments Wide selection of optional and minor studies Active student life and versatile activities Compact campus where all is near Read more: utu.fi/masters Welcome to the Turku Health Campus The University of Turku is the right choice and environment to study your Master’s Degree in biomedicine! We have several internationally distinguished research concentrations including thematic collaborations in Biofuture, Bioimaging, Drug Development and Diagnostics. Bioscience success stories are born from strong research in the fields of cancer research, molecular biosciences, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases research. For instance, our host defence and autoimmune disease research is internationally at the top of the field, as is the development of diagnostics and imaging methods. The exceptionally extensive campus area in Turku, called the Turku Health Campus, is a significant centre of operations in health and biosciences. The campus forms the largest multi-professional education cluster in medicine and health sciences in Finland. The Hospital District of Southwest Finland, the University of Turku, Åbo Akademi University, Turku University of Applied Sciences and Novia University of Applied Sciences are actively developing the services and operations in the area. Turku University Hospital is in the top three of the Nordic university hospitals according to the citation rates in Health Sciences. In addition to advancing the prerequisites for research and education, the collaboration develops the business and innovation activities in the region. A majority of the new drug molecules created in Finland have been developed in Turku. In addition, roughly half of Finland’s medical and diagnostics industry is situated in Turku. University Rankings: UTU among the Best 1 % Expertise found in Turku has also been noticed worldwide. Success in international university rankings and the multiple recognitions and awards are great examples. Of the over 20,000 universities in the world, the University of Turku is among the top one percent. In nine subjects, including e.g. Medicine, Biological Sciences, Dentistry and Nursing, the University of Turku ranks among the 200 best in the world (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016). 4,226 universities in 42 subject areas were evaluated, and the ranking was based on academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact. Read more: utu.fi/rankings Welcome to the Student City of Turku The University Campus in Turku is located near the city centre. With a bike or on foot you can easily move from one place – and time – to another. In 1640 the first university students in Finland began their studies right here in Turku. Today, on the same campus, future innovations and technologies are developed and Turku is a genuine student city with over 40,000 university students. Reasonable living costs with many housing options, full-scale public and private services, vivid cultural life and a variety of outdoor recreation possibilities by the surrounding Archipelago Sea guarantee that Turku offers the best location and the best quality of life for your Master’s studies. Welcome to Turku, Finland! Check out the video done by our students at the Master’s Degree programme of Bioimaging ( a joint programme of the University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University in Turku) ©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 Read more about Scholarships 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 http://opiskelijantampere.fi/en. [-]


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   [-]