Tampere University is the second largest university in Finland, established in the beginning of 2019 through the merger of Tampere University of Technology and the University of Tampere. Our new university is the majority shareholder of Tampere University of Applied Sciences 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! We are known for the quality of education and are constantly developing our tuition and learning environments. Our educational programs have been audited by Finnish Education Evaluation Center.
Unique innovation environment
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.
Finland as a destination
Did you know that in international country comparisons Finland ranks as the top country in the world in, among others, happiness, safety, stability and freedom, and that our educational system is ranked as one of the best in OECD countries? In Finland you can study and live in a safe and well-functioning environment. You can find more information on our studying in Finland page.