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University of Lapland

University of Lapland

University of Lapland


University of Lapland

Study on Top of the world!

Smart, original, adventurous and creative. Do you feel these descriptions are close to your heart? Then University of Lapland, a multidisciplinary institution in the North of Finland, is the right place for you. You will combine academic freedom and quality education with state-of-the-art facilities and support services. Not to forget the conditions that will definitely challenge you! Yes, it’s cold, but the people here are warm. You’ll make it.

Our students say that studying in Lapland gives you a new perspective on things - even life. Experiencing the changing of all the 8 seasons can have an affect on you.

Watch this video Ode to Rovaniemi - Oodi Rovaniemelle | Official Film (2018) - YouTube


University of Lapland offers three international master’s programmes, taking place in Rovaniemi, the official hometown of Santa Claus. Master's degree programmes are open for application once a year in January. All master’s degree programmes will take two years to complete, offer 120 ECTS and are full-time, daytime studies.

Welcome to join our Arctic Dream Team!


  • Founded in 1979
  • 680 Staff
  • 4450 Degree Students
  • 3600 Non-Degree Students
  • 4 Faculties & the Arctic Centre, Multidimensional Tourism Institute

    Student Testimonials


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