Tampere University


Tampere University is the second largest university in Finland, established in the beginning of 2019 through the merger of Tampere University of Technology (TUT) and the University of Tampere (UTA). Our new university is the majority shareholder of Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) and together the two institutions form a higher education community of 30,000 students, 330 professors and 4,400 other staff.

We are situated in the vibrant city of Tampere, Finland's most sought-after city to live and study in, and a region renowned for four beautiful seasons, pristine nature and thousands of lakes.

Tampere University offers the broadest range of educational opportunities in Finland. Almost all internationally recognized fields of study are represented at our university. In addition to degree programs taught in Finnish, we offer 34 master’s degree programs and two bachelor’s degree programs in English ranging from Game Studies to Photonics and Public and Global Health to Innovative Governance and Public Management – a wide variety of possibilities to fill your educational dreams!

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Facts and figures

Web https://www.tuni.fi/en
Year Established 2019
Total Number of Staff 4171
Number of Academic Staff 2693
Number of Students 20868
Focus Areas

Tampere University has competitive edges in technology, health and society. Our strength is the strong interplay between different research fields and our ability to apply and test our research results in real life situations; in cities, companies and societal services. Our excellent research environment and infrastructure enable us to carry out world-class research, collaborate globally and bring benefits for people locally and ultimately globally.

Our world needs not only bold collaboration that transcends disciplinary boundaries but also a belief in humanity and in our ability to create a better future for us all. We believe that human potential is unlimited and that you and us together, we can make a difference.

Web link for international students https://www.tuni.fi/exchange
Fields of Study Offered Teacher training and education science (broad programmes)
Audio-visual techniques and media production
Humanities (broad programmes)
Foreign languages
Social and behavioural science (broad programmes)
Political science and civics
Journalism and information (broad programmes)
Business and administration (broad programmes)
Management and administration
Law (broad programmes)
Biology and biochemistry
Physical science (broad programmes)
Mathematics and statistics (broad programmes)
Computing (broad programmes)
Engineering and engineering trades (broad programmes)
Materials (wood, paper, plastic, glass)
Architecture and building (broad programmes)
Health (broad programmes)
Social services (broad programmes)
Environmental protection (others)