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University of Helsinki

Master 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)   [-]

Häme University of Applied Sciences

Finland Hämeenlinna August 2017

HAMK: Higher Education with a Professional Profile​​ About HAMK Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK) is a multidisciplinary higher education institution situated centrally in the most populated a​​rea of southern Finland. HAMK offers inspiring higher education and customer-oriented applied research. Häme University of Applied Sciences is authorised by the Government of Finland, and is situated centrally in the most populated area of the country, southern … [+] Finland, where about half Finland's population live. HAMK has 7 campuses comprising of: 7200 students 625 teachers and other staff 31 degree programmes, of which 6 are delivered entirely in English HAMK is one of three member institutions of the Federation of Universities of Applied Sciences (FUAS). HAMK operates in close cooperation with Häme Vocational Institute (HAMI), which offers further and continuing vocational education and training.​ Versatile Education The international perspective is a natural part of our daily activities. Alongside our Finnish students we have foreign students from around 70 different countries. HAMK education: bachelor’s and master’s degrees professional teacher education continuing and further education open university studies exchange studies We have highly qualified teachers and most of them hold a master’s degree and around one hundred a doctoral degree. See more about teacher education in Finland. We use various online tools in studying. Our graduate employment rate is one of the highest in Finland as is also the rate of graduate who start their own business. As Finland in undeniably well known for its strengths in the field of education, here at HAMK we offer educational products for the global market.​ We Serve the Needs of Business, Industry and the Public Sector HAMK has strong links to business and industry. Therefore, we can offer our Finnish and foreign students authentic learning environments and assignments for the benefit of both the students and enterprises. We carry out customer-oriented applied research and development projects. Our four research units support business and industry within the region.​ The HAMK Quality System The quality systems of Finnish higher education institutions are audited systematically by the Finnish Education Evaluation Centre​. HAMK was the first ever higher education institution in Finland to receive the highest status “advanced” for its quality system. HAMK in a ​​​nut​​shell 70​00 students 600 staff members 50 million euro budget 7 campuses 5 fields of education 23 bachelor-level degree programmes (4 in English) 7 master-level degree programmes (2 in English) 4 research units 100 other partner universities around the world​​​​ [-]

Kajaani University of Applied Sciences

Finland Kajaani August 2017

Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK) is a proactive, genuinely international university of applied sciences with a strong regional and national profile. The international learning and development community operates in its own compact campus area located in Kajaani's impressive natural surroundings. The operations and organizational structure of KAMK are based on five areas of competence: Activity Tourism, Information Systems, Nursing and Healthcare, Mechanical… [+] and Mining Engineering and Business and Innovations. Our three fields of focus, activity tourism, games and vehicle informations systems, serve to provide us with international competence, visibility and impact. The competence areas are linked to the fields of focus by expertise, i.e. competences. The competence area resources and project actiivities are channeled into supporting the development of the fields of focus. The Kajaani University of Applied Sciences' strategy is based on regional strategies of Kainuu implementing the national higher education policy and promoting KAMK’s position and impact as part of Finland’s higher education system. KAMK plays a significant role in the region in guaranteeing the availability of expertise, experts and RDI operations required in the development and support of internationalization of business and commerce in Kainuu. More information about RD operations. KAMK has achieved great success in Finland in Ministry of Education and Culture outcome barometers. In particular the quality of teaching and counseling has been considered the best in Finland for several years running. According to a survey published in Talouselämä magazine in 2011, KAMK was the best university of applied sciences in Finland based on several indicators. KAMK in brief Established in 1992 Amongst the first UAS to be granted permanent status in 1996 A limited liability company owned by the city of Kajaani 5 areas of competence: Activity Tourism, Information Systems, Nursing and Healthcare, Mechanical and Mining Engineering and Business and Innovations 9 Bachelor level degree programmes delivered in Finnish, 2 Bachelor level degree programmes in English 5 Master level degree programmes in Finnish 2000 students A staff of 235 over 5,500 graduates quality management system was among the first to be audited and approved in 2014 President & CEO: Dr. Turo Kilpeläinen Kajaani University of Applied Science's Business Idea With its high quality, versatile training resources and Research and Development operations, Kajaani University of Applied Sciences promotes know-how, welfare and a business-friendly working environment within the region. [-]

Lapland University of Applied Sciences

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. [-]

Centria University of Applied Sciences

Finland Kokkola August 2017

The University with a big heart! Centria University of Applied Sciences is a multidisciplinary, dynamic and inter­national higher education institution. We pride ourselves with offering students and staff an environment that is innovative, caring and multicultural. Located in Western Finland, Centria has three campuses – Kokkola, Pietarsaari and Ylivieska – located on the Ostrobothnian plain. Each city offers a unique environment with lots of activities and a beau… [+] tiful environment. Centria is a young higher education institution, with close to 3,000 and 250 staff members, we offer student centered teaching with a focus on practical experience. Centria offers degree programmes in five different fields of study and a total of 20 degree programmes. Our fields of education are: Technology, Communications and Transport Social Sciences, Business and Administration Social Services, Health and Sports Culture Humanities and Education With over 500 international students, both degree-seeking and exchange students, internationalisation is one of our core values. Over ten percent of our degree-seeking students are international students, coming from over 40 different countries. We also receive around hundred exchange students each year, from our partner universities all over the world. Educates, researches and develops Centria has a strong focus on entrepreneurship and excellent connections with the local working-life, this provide an excellent basis for combining theoretical knowledge with professional skills in a meaningful way. We are an international university of applied sciences that encourages innovation and entrepreneurship. Centria’s R&D collaborates with companies and organizations to increase their competitiveness. We aim at helping our customer in developing new products, business ventures and international activities and as well as in the process of entrepreneurship, by using our multidisciplinary expertise. We offer up to date technology and the latest information technology applications to fit our customers’ needs. We make the most of our team of experts, their know-how and the different kinds of laboratories at our use. Our R&D, continuing education services and broad project activities all aim at improving our customers’ competitiveness. [-]

Henley Business School

Finland Helsinki August 2017

Henley Business School at the University of Reading is a leading international business school based in the UK operating around the world. The strengths of the prestigious ICMA Centre, the academic rigour of our School of Management and the world-renowned school for Real Estate & Planning are combined with Henley’s 70 years’ experience in growing business leaders. One of the world’s few business schools to hold triple-accredited status, we have over 68,000 alumni in 154 c… [+] ountries.   Henley is a world-renowned international business school based in the UK. Operating in 17 countries; ranked among the top schools in Europe; and being in the 1% top of business schools in the world to hold triple-accredited status, Henley has a truly global reputation and reach. We are known for developing outstanding business professionals and leaders - and our distinctive approach is proven to deliver results. Focused, distinctive and engaging in every sense, Henley is best placed to make an impact on your career and life.     Our research furthers understanding of complex global business issues and delivers holistic thinking that has world impact. We are home to nearly 150 academic faculty, many of whom are widely published; cited experts and regularly feature in the media. Research at Henley is both pure and applied and is driven through six academic areas 14 internationally-recognised research centers. We work closely with governments and organisations internationally and help to drive the global research agenda across a uniquely broad range of fields.   For truly focused corporate development, Henley is the business school of choice. We work in partnership with organisations in every sector, in every region, and at every level, to deliver programmes, insights, research and events that generate meaningful impact. Whether you are looking to recruit the next generation of talent; seeking a solution to a business challenge; or need to develop and enhance the capability of your managers and executives, we will work with you to create tailored programmes that deliver on your specific objectives. [-]

VAMK University of Applied Sciences

Finland Vaasa August 2017

VAMK is a modern and international University of Applied Sciences situated in Vaasa, Finland. VAMK provides high level theoretical and practical oriented education in Finnish and in English, both at Bachelor level in full-time and part-time education as well as professional Master´s degree level. Our strengths are in energy technology and international business competence and in these fields we are in close cooperation with Vaasa region´s energy sector. The main a… [+] reas of focus are high technology, international business, and health care and social services. VAMK takes a special interest in combining the traditional entrepreneurial spirit of the region with international awareness, languages and culture in the education. There is a strong emphasis on internationalization and the instructors maintain high educational standard. VAMK has an extensive co-operation network with universities and other educational and research institutions abroad, as well as in Finland. The personnel, programmes and services team up to provide an extensive range of learning alternatives, offering an unbeatable combination of quality education in the modern and student-friendly city of Vaasa. Currently, VAMK has 3,300 students enrolled and a full-time staff of over 210 members, as well as 50 part-time or visiting teachers and professors. VAMK has two campuses, one in Palosaari – the sea side campus, and one on Raastuvankatu right in the heart of the city centre. Both campuses are easily reached and only 1,5 kilometres from each other. VAMK Ltd, University of Applied Sciences Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu VAMK Ltd, University of Applied Sciences is an international higher education institution educating Bachelors of Business Administration, Engineering, and Social Services as well as Registered Nurses and Public Health Nurses in Finnish, and in English for the demanding needs of the working life. VAMK Ltd is owned by the city of Vaasa, University of Vaasa, Regional Council of Ostrobothnia and Ostrobothnia Chamber of Commerce. In a limited liability company, the highest power of decision is vested in the General Meeting, where the shareholders exercise their power according to the voting rights of their shareholding. The Board of Directors, which is in accordance with the Limited Liability Companies Act, sees to the administration of the company and the appropriate organisation of its operations. The rector of VAMK, with the support of the steering committee, acts as the Managing Director of Oy VAMK Ab. History Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu VAMK, University of Applied Sciences, started its operation as a temporary polytechnic on 1st of August 1996 and was based on five institutions: Vaasa Institute of Technology, Vaasa Commercial College, Vaasa College of Hotel and Restaurant Services, Vaasa College of Health Care and Vaasa College of Household and Social Services. Soon after these institutions were combined into three: Vaasa Institute of Technology, Vaasa Institute of Business Economics and Tourism and Vaasa Institute of Health Care and Social Services. The operation was given a permanent license to form a unified University of Applied Sciences. These institutions have remarkable individual traditions prior to merger: business education has a history of over 100 years of in Vaasa. Training experts in technology in Vaasa has been provided for over 150 years whereas training experts in health care has been provided for 25 years. Apart from the Institute of Technology, the other two institutes were separated into VAMK (by the name Vaasa Polytechnic) and colleges of secondary education in connection with receiving the permanent licence on 1 August 1999. Today VAMK has three educational schools, two units for student and administrative services as well as a unit for applied research and development. The strengths of VAMK are multidisciplinary, multilingual and international education with a good expertise in high technology, international business and tourism as well as highly developed health care and social services in accordance to the institutions renowned educational history. Mission, vision and values Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, University of Applied Sciences (VAMK) educates international experts to serve the commercial and industrial life. VAMK is a multilingual and international higher education institution, which offers education in two languages as well as research, development and innovation activities integrated into the teaching of technology, business economics and health care and social services. VAMK offers education in the form of specialisation studies and degree programmes leading to basic degrees and professional Master's degrees. An essential part of the studies is cooperation with the working life. Our vision is to be an energetic, attractive, and international learning and research community, which operates in close professional partnership with the region’s working life supporting the region’s success. Our mission is to train international experts for the needs of the Ostrobothnia working life by offering Degree Programmes in Technology, Business Economics, Health Care and Social Services, and by conducting research and development work closely linked in these fields. Our operations are multilingual and international. Our areas of focus are Technical know-how of energy industry, especially electricity generation, utilization and transmission technologies and information technology with focus on energy industry. Business know-how of export industry, especially the practices of international trade and logistics. The essential basic know-how of social services and health care and promoting the population’s health, well-being and ability to work. Our profile VAMK’s profile emphasises international co-operation and regional impact. Our Degree Programmes concentrate on training experts with international competences needed by both industry and business life, and we want to be active in developing these competences. The regional impact is carried out through education and research that are based on the needs of the region’s working life. Working life is practically integrated into training by using student centered pedagogical methods. Our values include Customer orientation: We anticipate and know the needs and expectations of customers, and we meet those needs and expectations through flexible, high-quality operations. Sustainable development: We bring additional value to western Finland by developing our operations persistently and innovatively and by respecting environmental values. Future-orientated expertise: We provide the working life with experts and ensure our own know-how and expertise through continuous learning. Respect: We build mutual trust by respecting everyone as a human being, and we openly give positive and constructive feedback. VAMK in a nutshell Students 3250 (560 in part-time education) Staff 212 (124 faculty members) Degree programmes 13 undergraduate degrees in full-time education 4 Professional Master´s Degrees Up to 10 degree programmes in part-time education per annum Fields of study Technology Business Economics Health Care and Social Services Business Information Technology Time of study Full-time education 210–240 ECTS (3.5–4 years) Part-time education 210–240 ECTS (3–5 years) Professional Master´s Degrees 60–90 ECTS (2-3 years) International activity 350 International degree students 80 Incoming exchange students 180 Outgoing exchange students Quality of tuition: 72 % of graduates grade tuition as highly competent Final theses made for working life: 75 % Degree programmes and qualifications awarded Bachelor -level: International Business: Bachelor of Business Administration (in English) Business Economics: Bachelor of Business Administration (in Finnish) Business Information Technology: Bachelor of Business Administration (in Finnish) Social Services: Bachelor of Social Services (in Finnish) Health Care: Bachelor of Health Care (in Finnish) Public Health Care: Bachelor of Health Care (in Finnish) Energy Technology: Bachelor of Engineering (in Finnish and partly in English) Information Technology: Bachelor of Engineering (in English and Finnish) Civil Engineering: Bachelor of Engineering (in Finnish) Electrical Engineering: Bachelor of Engineering (in Finnish) Environmental Technology (in Finnish) Mechanical and Production Engineering: Bachelor of Engineering (in Finnish) Master-level: Project Management: Master of Engineering (in English) Construction: Master of Engineering (in Finnish) Business Competence: Master of Business Administration (in Finnish) Development and Management within Health Care and Social Services: Master of Health Care/ Public Health Care/Social Services (in Finnish) [-]

University of Vaasa

Master Finland Vaasa August 2017

The University of Vaasa is a multidisciplinary University with more than 5000 students, and it offers degrees at all academic levels from Bachelor to Master and Doctor. Approximately 12 per cent of the students are international students coming from all around the world. The teaching and research activities of the University focus on business studies, administrative sciences, technology, languages and communication. The language of instruction in the international Master's… [+] programmes and several other courses is English. The University of Vaasa occupies one of Finland's newest campus areas close to the sea. All of the faculties and departments are located in the beautiful island of Palosaari. The campus is an interesting fusion of old and new, a combination of continental and Anglo-Saxon architectures. It is located in Vaasa, the sunniest City of Finland. With its 12 000 students, Vaasa is also a very lively student city. Moreover, the beautiful Kvarken archipelago surrounding the city is part of UNESCO's World Natural Heritage sites since 2006.   University of Vaasa - Multidisciplinary and Business-Oriented   Studies University of Vaasa functions in three faculties. Teaching and research in the Faculty of Business Studies are of a high national standard, and the University of Vaasa is the second largest provider of business degrees in Finland. The key areas within business studies are financing and financial markets, entrepreneurship, consumer behavior, and internationalization of enterprises. The faculty is ranked as Excellent Business School in the Eduniversal Worldwide Business School Ranking and its Master's Degree Programme in Finance and Master's Degree Programme in International Business have been awarded the international EPAS accreditation. The humanities and social sciences in the Faculty of Philosophy have their own special strength areas such as intercultural communication, languages for special purposes, language immersion, and comparative administrative sciences. In the Faculty of Technology, the University's areas of expertise are automation technology, electrical engineering, computer science, and telecommunications engineering. The education in the University of Vaasa receives acclaim from employers for meeting the demands of modern working life. All degrees of the University encompass business operations skills and the genuinely international atmosphere of the campus together with opportunities for student exchange give students strong abilities when entering working life. The language of instruction in all the courses offered for international students in the Master's programmes is English. Courses are typically based on lectures with a final examination, or on independent studying which is examined during the academic year. Seminars and various forms of group work with written and oral assignments are part of the curricula, too.   > Student Life in Vaasa The University of Vaasa community comprises over 5 000 students and every year more than 300 international students from all over the world study at the University. Students in the University have a growing interest in international study atmosphere. There are altogether some 12 000 students in Vaasa, and the available housing and leisure activity opportunities in the city are plenty. The cultural life of the city has something for everyone. The Finnish Vaasa City Theatre, the Swedish Wasa Theatre, the City Orchestra, the Vaasa Opera Company and numerous other musical groups, choirs and theatres as well as the several galleries and museums ensure a bustling cultural life for the city. Several pop, rock and alternative music and cultural festivals are organized in the city especially in summer time. University of Vaasa provides tutoring for all new international students. An International Tutor, a fellow student, is appointed to every international student. Tutors help students to get to know the academic environment and assist in other matters related to living in Vaasa and in Finland. Throughout the academic year, tutors plan different types of activities and events for international students. These events are a great opportunity to get to know the fellow students and experience Vaasa in a new way. The University of Vaasa also organises trips for international students to see other parts of Finland. For instance, an annual trip to Lapland is always a memorable experience for students. As members of the local student union international Master's degree students of the University of Vaasa benefit from various discounts on and off campus. These include for instance subsidised meals at University restaurants and cafeterias, as well as discounts on travelling tickets, in theatres, museums and numerous stores. Master's degree students are also entitled to student health care service. The University of Vaasa campus is located next to the sea with plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities. For those who enjoy being close to nature, the Vaasa region is an excellent place for spending leisure time outdoors. The seashore offers experiences for each season from kayaking and scuba diving to ice fishing. The city of Vaasa is very accessible; all necessary services are located near the University and most people keep on cycling throughout the year. Travel connections are comprehensive - in addition to the well connected airport, train and bus connections, cruisers cross the Gulf of Bothnia allowing travelers reach Sweden in few hours.   Campus Area The University of Vaasa occupies Finland’s newest campus area by the sea - a combination of coastal landscaping, modern architecture and converted industrial buildings. The University offers a modern study environment with up-to-date computer and other technical facilities. Also the academic library is located on the campus. From the student restaurant in the main building there is a magnificent view to the surrounding natural scenery and the sea.   An International University The University of Vaasa has contacts around the world; partnership universities for student and staff exchange, and also for research and educational co-operation. Every year more than 200 students go abroad for some of the studies required for their degree programmes. Similarly, more than 200 international students arrive every year to complete their exchange period in the University of Vaasa. In addition, more than 300 international students study in the University's international Master's and Doctoral programmes. The University of Vaasa provides an international atmosphere and a beautiful maritime campus setting, efficient tutoring and a lively social environment in addition to a wide range of courses offered in English. Most of the courses included in the Master's programmes are offered for both international and Finnish students which provides an excellent opportunity to get to know the local students. The internationally mixed study groups offer a great chance to learn from other students and their experiences. Invest into Your Future! A closely knit study community, well-planned teaching and efficient student services promote academic progress and completion of degrees. The University of Vaasa educates competent experts for the needs of the modern working life and the employment prospects for graduates are good. The University supports flexibility in studies within the University and in other academic institutions in Vaasa, in Finland and throughout the world.   For more information please visit the University of Vaasa homepages at Join us now! [-]

Savonia University of Applied Sciences

Finland Kuopio August 2017

Savonia University of Applied Sciences is one of the largest and most versatile Universities of Applied Sciences in Finland. Our organization of experts educates strong professionals in six different fields of study. Our versatile Degree Programmes offer the students the opportunity to study as a fulltime student or alongside their job (Master’s Degree and specialised studies) or flexibly in the Open University of Applied Sciences. Our campuses are located in Kuopio, Iisalmi a… [+] nd Varkaus. Savonia UAS wishes to serve the surrounding work life actively. Our R&D activities offer high-quality services and tailor-made solutions to the development needs of the businesses and work communities. Co-operation, networking and internationalisation are the crucial factors of our success. At Savonia, transdisciplinarity is secured by organising RDI into main axes called Competence Networks. These networks are Welfare products and services, Energy, the Environment and Safety and Industrial Design. Savonia University of Applied Sciences is run by the Savonia University of Applied Sciences ltd. The manager of the ltd and the President of Savonia UAS is Mrs Mervi Vidgrén. TUITION FEES Savonia University of Applied Sciences has made a decision to introduce tuition fees for non- EU/EEA students. The tuition fees apply to students starting their studies on 1 August 2017 or later. The tuition fee is charged for each academic year and it must be paid by 31 August. The fees are: for Bachelor studies 5000 euros per academic year for Master studies 6000 euros per academic year All non-EU/EEA students of Savonia University of Applied Sciences may apply for a scholarship after they have been admitted to fee-charging Bachelor or Master degree programmes and they have enrolled themselves as present. In the first academic year the scholarship covers 70% of the tuition fee; in the following academic years the scholarship covers 50% of the tuition fee. To qualify for the scholarship after the first academic year, students must earn at least 55 credits of studies detailed in their personal study plan per academic year. [-]

Saimaa University of Applied Sciences

Finland Lappeenranta August 2017

The Saimaa University of Applied Sciences is an institute of higher education in Southeastern Finland in the cities of Lappeenranta and Imatra. We offer degrees in five fields. In three degree programmes all education is conducted in English. We have about 3000 students, 200 of them being international degree students. General Information We have the following faculties: Technology Business and Culture Health Care and Social Services The Degree Programme in Mechanical… [+] Engineering and Production Technology, the Degree Programme in International Business and the Degree Programme in Tourism and Hospitality Management are being conducted entirely in English. The total number of young and adult students studying for a degree is 2,700, and the number of teachers is about 260. Two of the faculty units are in Lappeenranta, one in Imatra. The distance between Imatra and Lappeenranta is 37 km. At our university of applied sciences you have opportunities for comprehensive and multidisciplinary studies. This offers you a wide range of options. Internationally oriented In our international co-operation, we place emphasis on Western Europe, Nordic countries, Russia and the new EU member states, and China and Malaysia in Asia. Many of our students take the opportunity to complement their studies by studying or working at one of our international partners. The students from abroad who join us are welcomed as an integral part of the international atmosphere of our university of applied sciences, and they give us all an opportunity to learn how to work in a multicultural environment. We also have a lecturer exchange scheme whereby we offer our expertise to our international partners and in exchange, we benefit from some of the unique knowledge they have to offer. We are strongly committed to addressing the challenges of international research and development projects. Strategic focus areas The strategic focus areas of Saimaa UAS are based on the university’s strengths and interest groups’ needs. The university carries out education, research and development as well as international operations in the following multidisciplinary focus areas: 1. User-oriented technologies and their commercial applications 2. Management and entrepreneurship 3. Health and social services and service processes  [-]

Aalto University

MSc MA Finland Espoo August 2017

The values of Aalto University are passion, freedom, courage, sense of responsibility and integrity. At Aalto University, you have the freedom to succeed. Our university is a community of over 20 000 ambitious thinkers – a meeting point of science, arts, and business. Emphasizing the cross-disciplinary studies, we help you discover your lasting strengths in a changing world. Freedom to Choose Aalto University degrees get you going for a successful career. In H… [+] elsinki 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 [-]

Lappeenranta University of Technology

MSc Finland Lappeenranta August 2017

Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) has served as a forerunner – combining technology and business – ever since its inception in 1969. Clean energy and water, circular economy and sustainable business are the key questions of humankind to which LUT seeks solutions through technology and business. Our international community is comprised of 6,000 students and experts engaged in scientific research and academic education. LUT’s operation is solution-focused and chara… [+] cterised by “open your mind” thinking – crossing boundaries open-mindedly, together. We are the 31st best young university in the world (THE World University Rankings 2014-2015). LUT has 16 high-profile Master’s degree programmes both in technology, MSc (Tech), and business, MSc (Econ. & Bus. Adm.), which are taught in English. The aim of all master’s programmes is to provide in-depth understanding of contemporary, relevant topics in business and technology, as well as ability to operate in high-pressure professional situations. We train the next generation of entrepreneurial problem-solvers who have a sense of responsible curiosity and who are willing and able to transform challenges into opportunities, seizing and shaping the business environment of tomorrow. We use state-of-the-art teaching methods. Our graduates' employment rate tops that of other universities. JOIN US Next application period is December 2016 – January 2017 The LUT Master's programmes help you develop an academic mindset and a strong foundation of professional skills to succeed throughout your career. Make one of the most important decisions for your future and study with us – we promise to make your investment worthwhile. Higher education in Finland is free for students coming from countries within the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland. Students who are citizens of a country outside the EU/EEA or Switzerland are required to pay tuition fees for Master's programmes. The amount of tuition fee is 10 000 €/Master’s programme. Extensive scholarships are available. There are three categories of available scholarships: full scholarship (covers tuition fee and living costs), tuition fee scholarship covering 100 % of tuition fee, and tuition fee scholarship covering 50 % of tuition fee. [-]

Hanken School of Economics

MSc Finland Helsinki August 2017

Nordic BrillianceFor over 100 years, Hanken School of Economics has shaped the future of many successful leaders. It is one of the oldest leading business schools in the Nordic countries and prepares its students to take on challenges of the future.At Hanken you as a student are met as an individual. All students receive personal guidance and professors are easily approachable. Every year some 350 students enrol and in total we have some  2300 students on our campuses … [+] in Helsinki and Vaasa. The size of the School makes close interaction between students and personnel on all levels possible. The atmosphere at the School is international, reflected by our numerous international partners and the exchange programme the School runs in addition to the high share of international students enrolled. At Hanken you build networks that last a lifetime. Our alumni are proof of the tightly knit web of contacts that are at your disposal after graduating. The alumni are also a great resource already during your studies as they mentor students and open up doors to future career opportunities.  Graduates from Hanken have excellent career prospects, and today Hanken alumni work in leading positions in more than 60 countries worldwide.The School has been awarded all three international business school accrediations, the EQUIS accreditation in 2000, the AMBA accreditation in 2008 and the AACSB accreditation in 2015. Hanken was also ranked by Financial Times in 2015. These are proof of high quality in teaching, research, internationalisation and corporate interaction at Hanken. The School was also the first university in Finland to sign the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) and remains committed to sustainability in all activities. [-]

Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics

MSc Finland Jyväskylä August 2017

JSBE is the first University in the whole of Scandinavia offering a full master's and doctoral programme in Corporate Environmental Management since 1995. School of Business and Economics The dynamic and internationally-oriented Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics (JSBE) is one of the seven faculties at the University of Jyväskylä. JSBE has offered degree programmes in the fields of economics and business since 1967. As part of an internationally ren… [+] owned research university, JSBE strives for excellence in research and education in the key fields of business and economics. Around 120 faculty and staff members, including 23 professors, work at JSBE. We serve 1100 degree students, 170 doctoral students, and 200 MBA students. Full-Service Business School We are a full-service business school with Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degree education and MBA Executive Education. Around 150 Master's and 15 Doctoral degrees are awarded each year at JSBE. Our main areas of education include accounting, economics, entrepreneurship, management and leadership, and marketing. Education offered at JSBE is based on up-to-date research conducted by the faculty. The quality of education at JSBE is internationally recognised: the Association of MBAs (AMBA) has awarded the Avance MBA programme with a five-year accreditation, which places the programme among top executive programmes globally. JSBE is also a member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The quality system of the University of Jyväskylä has received the FINHEEC quality label from the Finnish Higher Education Evaluation Council (FINHEEC). JSBE offers several programmes taught in English. Our two international Master’s degree programmes are offered in the fields of Corporate Environmental Management (CEM) and International Business and Entrepreneurship (IBE), and our doctoral programmes are taught exclusively in English. Exchange students can take courses from our non-degree course programme in English, which is also open for Finnish and international degree students. JSBE has specialised expertise in environmental and social issues connected to business. We were the first business school in Scandinavia to offer a full Master's and Doctoral programme in Corporate Environmental Management (since 1995). JSBE has been repeatedly recognised for our outstanding leadership in training future business decision makers in environmental management skills in the global Beyond Grey Pinstripes survey. Environmental and social issues are an integral part also in the strategic focus areas of JSBE. Innovative research Research at JSBE focuses on the behaviour of individuals, businesses and organisations in order to understand their functions as part of society. In all our disciplines, the emphasis is particularly on empirical research on managerial-relevant questions and policy-relevant questions. Our research is organised through disciplines and research groups. The JSBE research groups overlap discipline boundaries. Recently, the research groups focusing on spatial labour market analysis and responsible leadership have been particularly pronounced and recognised. JSBE Research Groups Accounting in Organizational and Social Context Corporate Environmental Management Entrepreneurship and International Business Interdisciplinary Research on Management Education Marketing Research Group Research Group on International Macro and Finance Spatial Labour Market Analysis Strategic and Technology Management Sustainable Leadership en Globalized World Active cooperation JSBE actively participates in national and international cooperation networks in the areas of education and research. We maintain strong links to the surrounding community by promoting our latest research results and by educating academic experts, leaders and entrepreneurs to serve society. JSBE has partner institutions all over the world, and participates in several student exchange programmes, such as FIRST, ISEP, Erasmus and the Norek network. In addition, the mobility of teachers and other staff is actively promoted. JSBE also regularly receives international visiting lecturers to teach on all levels of education. JSBE Mission and Values Enabling excellence for the future in responsible business and policy-relevant economics Values JSBE as a part of the University of Jyväskylä is committed the core values of the university: excellence, enlightenment, and engagement. The University follows and nurtures ethical values and promotes sustainability with regard to economic, social, and ecological development. The operating culture at the University is based on openness, equality, and trust. Mission Enabling excellence for the future in responsible business and policy-relevant economics Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics (JSBE) strives for enabling excellence in responsible business and policy-relevant economics. We are a vital part of an internationally renowned research university noted through its history for advancement of Finnish high-quality and innovative education with impact. JSBE is committed to continuously improving quality in research and education in Business (Accounting, Corporate Environmental Management, Management and Leadership, Marketing, and Strategy and Entrepreneurship) and Economics. We effectively combine theory and practice to promote responsible business and policy-relevant economics. New research-based economic knowledge is created in cooperation with our partners in business, public organizations and research institutes regionally, nationally as well as internationally. We serve society by educating experts, leaders and entrepreneurs at all levels of academic business education: Bachelor, Master, Doctoral and Executive MBA. We are also a significant provider of education in business and economics to students in other faculties of the University of Jyväskylä. [-]

Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences

Master Finland Helsinki August 2017

Through education, research and development, Haaga-Helia prepares professionals for business and services. We offer our students a versatile choice of studies, great opportunities for specialisation, high-quality education in Finnish and English, and wide business networks even during the studies. Our approximately 10 500 students and almost 700 employees base their activities on highly advanced national and international expertise. Haaga-Helia is part of the Finnish… [+] public educational system. It is privately run but steered and co-funded by the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture. Our fields of education are business, hotel, restaurant and tourism management, information technology, journalism, management assistant training, sports management and vocational teacher education. Exchange Students Haaga-Helia offers international exchange students excellent opportunities to study in English in an international environment. Studies for exchange students are available in English in 13 different degree programmes in several different study fields on five campuses. We offer students excellent services in English, modern facilities and active student life. Each year around 350 international exchange students from around the world choose Haaga-Helia, be one of them! [-]

Oulu University of Applied Sciences

Finland Oulu

Introduction Oulu UAS (OAMK) educates genuine and competent professionals for the needs of working life. Our Bachelor's degree programmes are on EQF (European Quality Framework and Other Learning) level 6 and our Master's degree programmes on level 7. We have approximately 8,000 students and 640 staff. We operate in Oulu, Oulainen and Raahe. In addition, we have project-type activities in several municipalities around Northern Finland. Our operations are government… [+] funded, and audited by the Finnish Higher Education Evaluation Council (FINHEEC). We implement northern region development objectives in the following focus areas: Future health and well-being Energy, natural resources and the environment Studying at OAMK We have a total of 28 Bachelor's degree programmes, of which three are taught in English. The degree programmes give you the skills and knowledge you need to work as a professional expert, to follow and promote the latest development trends of your area of expertise and to set up up for life-long learning. Internationalisation of OAMK Internationalisation is one of the key development targets of Oulu University of Applied Sciences. Oulu UAS develops itself and new professional know-how in co-operation with domestic and international education and research communities. Our vision is that Oulu UAS is versatilely utilising all aspects of internationalisation, actively operating in international co-operation networks and an evolving higher education institution. Aims of internationalisation at our institution are: Creating a genuine international higher education community Enhancing quality and attractiveness through international activities Supply of work force trained and capable for international activities to the working life of the region Supporting multicultural society Oulu Fun Facts Just a quick one hour flight north from the capital city of Helsinki, Oulu is the biggest city in Northern Finland and Northern Scandinavia. Oulu’s population is one of Europe’s youngest. Over one third of the residents are under 25. Oulu is also known for it’s technology, but also it's vivid and versatile cultural life. At the same time nature is closeby and easy to reach. Overall Population: 198,000 Student Population: 35,000 Average High Temperature: 30°C/86°F Average Low Temperature: -30°C/-22°F Students Perspectives of Oulu and OAMK [-]

University of Oulu

Master Finland Oulu September 2015

The University of Oulu trains experts and multifaceted professionals for specialized fields in eight fields of study and 45 different programmes. University graduates enter the job market as experts of the environment, economics, technology, medicine, education, and culture. The University students study abroad through major exchange programmes. The University's own bi-lateral partnerships world-wide make international study abroad and exchange periods an integral part… [+] of study programmes. Hundreds of foreign exchange students and researchers are a part of the University's international scientific community. Campuses The main campus is located in Linnanmaa, about 5 km away from city-centre. The area is located next to one of the largest lakes in the city area. Around 17,000 students in six faculties study at the University. In Linnanmaa, you can find the faculties for humanities, education, sciences and technology, as well as the Oulu Business School. In addition to the Linnanmaa campus, there are three other campuses around the city and region. The Faculty for Medicine is next to the Oulu University Hospital in Kontinkangas. The Department of Architecture has its own historic, mini-campus in city-centre by Market Square. The third campus is in Kajaani, where the university’s Kajaani University Consortium is situated. Studies begin in small group All new students receive small-group guidance in the beginning. Guidance begins from the first day of university and is at its most intensive during the first autumn. With the help of a student tutor or small-group advisor, and ”kummi-student” in the case of exchange students, groups of about ten each receive information about the student community and university. Students get to learn about their study programmes, study fields, their faculties and departments, and general university practices. They also get to know the campus environments, Oulu, and their fellow students. It is important for students who come from far away in and out of Finland to be able to make themselves at home, make new friends and settle into life at the university and in Oulu. Personal Study Advisors Every degree programme at the University of Oulu has at least one Personal Study Advisor (PSA). The PSA helps the students to plan their Personal Study Plans (PSP) and to evaluate their study progress. The PSA helps the students to familiarize themselves with their field of study, career opportunities and important information concerning employment in the respective sector. Students can meet their PSA either individually or in small groups. [-]

University of Eastern Finland Department of Chemistry

Master Finland Joensuu August 2017

The Department of Chemistry at University of Eastern Finland was established in 1972. It has a long experience and an excellent track record in research chemist education. The department with its unique, research oriented curriculum has been recognised as a “Unit of High-Quality Education” by the Ministry of Education.   Department of Chemistry gives university degree education and does research work in major fields of modern chemistry. Department consists of four divi… [+] sions: Inorganic chemistry, Organic chemistry, Materials chemistry and Physical chemistry. The department has a staff of 60 people and about 250 students. Annually 40 new students start their Master studies. RESEARCH AREAS MASS SPECTROMETRY Biological mass spectrometry and supramolecular chemistry   PROTEIN CRYSTALLOGRAPHY AND BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY  Three-dimensional structure and function of biological macromolecules   INORGANIC CHEMISTRY Coordination compounds and catalysis, crystal engineering, non-covalent interactions   MOLECULAR MODELLING Theoretical investigation of materials, surfaces, and catalytic reactions   MATERIALS CHEMISTRY Polymerization catalysts, new polymer materials and their surface properties as well as polymer nanocomposites   NANOCHEMISTRY AND CATALYSIS Nanochemistry, organometallic compounds, and catalyzed reactions Admission 2014   In 2014, a maximum of 20 students will be accepted to the Masters Degree Programme for Research Chemists. Students will be selected on the basis of their application documents. Next application round opens on 7 January and closes on 18 February 2014. [-]

University of Eastern Finland Philosophical Faculty

Master MA Finland Joensuu Savonlinna August 2017

The Philosophical Faculty is one of the four Faculties at the University of Eastern Finland. The Faculty emphasises internationality and multidisciplinarity and works for the advancement of education for the public good according to the principles of the University of Eastern Finland. Its special mission is to conduct scientific research and offer research based academic education in the fields of educational sciences and psychology, home economics and craft science, linguistics… [+] and cultural studies.   The Faculty serves not only Eastern Finland but the whole country and the international scientific community as well. In certain areas of education, theology, languages and culture the Faculty has an expressly defined national mission. The Faculty also strives to provide its services to the society as a whole by providing expertise and education in the fields it represents for the advancement of the social, economic and cultural well-being of Eastern Finland in particular.     FIELDS OF STUDY   The Faculty educates professionals and experts in the following fields of study: humanities educational sciences psychology theology     International Master's Degree Study Programmes   MA in English Language and Culture (120 ECTS) Master's Degree Programme in Linguistic Sciences (120 ECTS) Master's Degree Programme in Clinical Linguistics (EMCL, 120 ECTS) Master's Degree Programme in Educational Sciences (120 ECTS) Master's Degree Programme in Early Language Education for Intercultural Communication (120 ECTS) [-]

University of Eastern Finland Business School

Master Finland Joensuu Kuopio August 2017

The Departments of Business of the universities of Joensuu and Kuopio were merged on 1 September 2009 to constitute the business and management studies of the University of Eastern Finland. Business School has campuses in Joensuu and Kuopio. Our main purpose is to provide high-quality education and research. We educate students towards degrees in Economic Sciences at Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral levels. Our theme areas are Accounting and Finance (Kuopio Campus),… [+] Business and Law (Joensuu Campus), Innovation Management (Kuopio Campus), and Service Management (Joensuu Campus). Studies The mission of Business School emphasizes cross-disciplinary and internationally acknowledged approaches to research and teaching. Our aim is also to contribute to the development of local business life and the wellbeing of society as a whole. Following our mission we excel in: scientific research based teaching fruitful cooperation with local enterprises in teaching and research teaching given by pedagogically trained teachers who are dedicated to the development of teaching methods. We are honored to have student exchange agreements with more than 20 universities across the world. Each year dozens of exchange students study at the Business School for one or two semesters. For visiting students we provide a wide range of business courses also in English. Business School offers four international Master's Degree Programmes: Master's Degree Programme in Service Management Master's Degree Programme in Innovation Management Master's Degree Programme in Health and Business Master´s Degree Programme in International Business and Sales Management [-]

University of Eastern Finland Law School

Finland Joensuu August 2017

The Law School at the University of Eastern Finland (previously University of Joensuu) was founded in 1998. The UEF Law School offers studying opportunities in different Bachelor's, Master's, licentiate and doctoral degrees. Currently around 900 students are completing a Master's degree in Law and 50 students are taking postgraduate studies at the UEF Law School.   The UEF Law School offers studying and research opportunities in various different disciplines. Students c… [+] an major in European Law, Financial Law, Administrative Law, Criminal Law and Judicial Procedure, Civil Law, Environmental Law, and Law and Economics and Legislative studies. Studies in Constitutional Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal Theory and International Law are also available. In its research and teaching activities, the UEF Law School specialises in several areas: International and Finnish Environmental Law; International, EU and Finnish Climate Change Law; International, EU and Finnish Energy Law.   The UEF Law School also offers an exclusive range of international programmes and degrees. Master's Degree Programmes include International Economic and Resources Law: Master's Degree Programme in Law (beginning from 2014) and a Master's Degree Programme in Environmental Policy and Law. There are also two doctoral programmes: Doctoral Programme in Law and Doctoral Programme in Natural Resources, Environment and Society. Other International Programmes include a Study Programme in Law, the LL.M. Diploma Program in International and European Energy Law and Policy and the UNEP Course on Multilateral Environmental Agreements. More information on each of these programmes is available under major subjects and doctoral programmes.   There are currently 50 professors, researchers and administrative personnel working at the UEF Law School. Additionally, there are a large number of specialists, lawyers and visiting experts giving lectures in different fields of law. The UEF Law School conducts active research and participates in numerous research projects financed by the Academy of Finland, various ministries of the Finnish government and international bodies.   [-]

University of Tampere

Master MSc MA 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 [-]

Helsinki Summer School

Finland Helsinki August 2017

PLEASE NOTE! The next Helsinki Summer School will be arranged in 2017 Do you want to study abroad? Helsinki Summer School offers university students and graduates a truly international, strongly academic summer session where the research-based teaching and talented young minds meet and mingle to create something new. We provide you with an August that will stand out in your academic curriculum! FACILITIES Helsinki Summer School students benefit from the great… [+] services and facilities offered by the University of Helsinki. Moodle Online Learning Environment Helsinki Summer School uses Moodle online learning environment for distributing study materials, course programmes and general information. Some of the courses use it also for group work, learning assignments etc. Students will receive their credentials for Moodle before coming to Finland. Learning Centres and Computer Facilitie Summer school students have access to the University’s Learning Centres and receive a computer license that allow them to print black and white documents, to have unlimited access to the extensive computer facilities and to use the wireless Internet connection at the University. Libraries Upon request, students can be issued a certificate of attendance allowing them to borrow books from the Helsinki University Library. Student Cafeterias Helsinki Summer School students may eat at UniCafe student cafeterias at any of the campuses. Sports Centers HSS students are entitled to use the gym and participate in the group training sessions offered by the UniSport gyms and sports centers at the University of Helsinki for a student friendly price. [-]

Management Institute of Finland

Finland Russia August 2017

We develop both individuals and organizations, so that in the future they will • lead more effectively • communicate better • operate more efficiently in an  international environment Three experienced and highly appreciated training and development organizations, Fintra, the JTO School of Management and Infor merged to become MIF in July 2012.   The Management Institute of Finland – Taking Your Development Further In the Management… [+] Institute of Finland, our combined resources and experience are without equal in the Finnish business world.  Our extremely broad, diversified customer base can testify on our behalf:
 over 30 000 people participate annually in our training programs – from over 3000 companies and organizations. We have organized training programs in over 50 different countries across the globe. We are based in the Helsinki region of Finland and also have offices in St. Petersburg, Russia and local offices in several Finnish cities. We offer training and development services in English, Russian, Finnish and Swedish. Training solutions in other languages are also available on demand. Learning is not tied to a time nor place. Our global network of training and consulting experts ensure that we can rapidly meet all your training and development needs – wherever, whenever. Our online training alternatives increase your flexibility – and minimize your costs. [-]

Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences

MA 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   [-]

Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences

Finland Mikkeli August 2017

Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences (Mikkeli UAS) lies at the heart of the beautiful Finnish lake district in South-Savo region. We are a modern higher education institution, offering high quality education and more fields of study than any other University of Applied Sciences in Finland. We have Degree programmes available at both Bachelor´s and Master´s levels.   Education system   The Finnish higher education system comprises of two parallel sectors: universities and… [+] universities of applied sciences / polytechnics. The universities emphasise scientific research and the teaching is based on theory. Universities of applied sciences/polytechnics are institutes of higher education based on the combination of theory and practise.   Organisation of Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences   The governing body of the Polytechnic is Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences Joint Authority. The members of the Joint Authority from 1.1.2004 onwards are Mikkeli, Pieksämäki, Pieksänmaa and Savonlinna municipalities.     Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences serves the area of Eastern Finland with three campuses in three towns: Main Campus, Mikkeli Nikkarila Campus, Pieksämäki Savonniemi Campus, Savonlinna Highly educated staff   There are approximately 400 staff members employed at Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences, of which 200 are full-time lecturers. About 40 of our staff hold a doctoral or licentiate degree. [-]

Laurea University of Applied Sciences

Finland Espoo August 2017

Laurea produces new competences in the field of service innovations and carries out professionally orientated education, regional development and R&D activities by following the Learning by Developing (LbD) operational model. Laurea employs approximately 500 personnel and has app. 8 000 students, of which app. 1 200 study in the adult education programmes.Laurea operates in the Greater Helsinki Region in seven units close to good transport connections.   Studying… [+] at LaureaLaurea offers students all the benefits of a large university of applied sciences, with modern facilities and tools, and a unique learning method. At Laurea, each student participates in genuine project partnerships with companies, associations and diverse other organisations. Close cooperation with companies and organisations makes studying at Laurea creative, comprehensive and experiential.   Freedom of choiceLaurea students can supplement their basic studies with optional studies from any other degree programme, in order to build their desired career paths. Take a look at our Study Guide.   InternationalityInternationality features strongly at Laurea. Laurea has international students completing whole degree programmes, and hosts and sends out approximately 200 exchange students each year. There are also visiting lecturers from international partner institutions, international project work and several international events yearly.Laurea issues Diploma Supplements to all its graduates along with their degree certificates. The documents provide an internationally recognized and transparent description of a student’s studies. Diploma Supplements also enable employers and higher education institutions to gain a full understanding and appreciation of a student’s academic achievements.   DS LabelLaurea has been awarded the European Commission’s Diploma Supplement Label for 2009 -2013. The Diploma Supplement Label awarded is a mark of quality that confirms that the Laurea’s document fully meets the requirements of the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive of the European Union (EACEA). The DS Label recognizes the quality of the Diploma Supplements issued to all graduates. [-]

Novia Univeristy of Applied Sciences

Finland Vaasa August 2017

Novia University of Applied Sciences offers multidisciplinary higher education with a practical orientation, training professionals for expert and development posts. There are 34 Degree Programmes leading to a Bachelor's Degree.     Facts about Novia Novia University of Applied Sciences offers multidisciplinary higher education with a practical orientation, training professionals for expert and development posts. There are 34 degree programmes leading to a Bachelor's… [+] Degree. Some programmes run entirely in English, Environmental Engineering in Vaasa, Nursing in Vaasa and Maritime Management in Turku.     Teaching Philosophy Pedagogy within Novia, has its foundation in a constructive outlook- we give emphasis on an independent and lifetime learning. A student takes his/her own responsibility for learning and ardently seeking knowledge that is crucial in accomplishing the goals within a particular study programme. ‘Learning by Doing’ is the motto and forms the basis for the pedagogical practice at the Novia University of Applied Sciences. The aim is to train practitioners and for that purpose it is thus appropriate, to use practical methods of teaching. Depending on the nature of the course, the teacher decides which method as a whole would be most suitable. Methodologies could range from project-based learning, by solving a problem, by sharing examples from one’s experience, following case-studies as well as by traditional means.   In reality, while teaching and/or training students, in all forms of pedagogical methods that we use a student stands in the centre, be it lecturing, mentoring or writing exams. The students are taught through group-assignments and/or study circles etc. At times, students also work in study groups under the supervision of a teacher or a professional mentor from an organisation. [-]

Lahti University of Applied Sciences

Finland Lahti August 2017

Lahti University of Applied Sciences (LUAS) is a multidisciplinary higher education institution. The Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes at LUAS have been designed to respond to the demands and development needs of business and industry. Active collaboration with business, industry and other organisation are an integral part of studies.    LUAS is located in Southern Finland, 100 km from the capital Helsinki. It is a regional centre of expertise with over… [+] 5,000 students and approximately 250 full-time teaching staff. Annually LUAS also employs  about 70 part-time teachers from other academic institutions, business and industry.   Lahti University of Applied Sciences operates in the fields of business, design and communication, fine arts, music and drama, tourism and hospitality, social and health care, technology and engineering. LUAS has over 20 degree programmes with over 40 specialisation lines. Two Bachelor's and one Master's degree programmes taught entirely in English.     Lahti University of Applied Sciences offers Bachelor's and Master's degree studies in the following fields:   Business Design and Communication Technology and Engineering Social and Health Care Tourism and Hospitality Management Fine Arts Music and Drama [-]

University of Eastern Finland

Master MSc Finland Joensuu Kuopio Savonlinna August 2017 + 1 more

With approximately 15,000 students and 2,800 members of staff, the University of Eastern Finland is one of the largest universities in Finland. The university’s campuses are located in Joensuu, Kuopio and Savonlinna.The University of Eastern Finland is a multidisciplinary university, which offers teaching in more than 100 major subjects. The university comprises four faculties: the Philosophical Faculty, the Faculty of Science and Forestry, the Faculty of Health Sciences, a… [+] nd the Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies.The activities of the university underscore multidisciplinarity. The areas of expertise in research of the University of Eastern Finland are Forests and the Environment, Health and Well-being, and New Technologies and Materials.The well-being of students is among the primary concerns of the university and, in addition to the high standard of teaching, the university offers its students a modern study environment, which is under constant development.The university has extensive international relations and it is involved in several international networks. The university’s teaching and research staff and students are active in participating in various mobility programmes. The university has concluded bilateral agreements on cooperation with approximately 100 universities abroad. Moreover, the university is involved in several international networks and discipline-specific projects.With its extensive networks, this multidisciplinary and international university constitutes a significant competence cluster, which promotes the well-being and positive development of eastern Finland. The University of Eastern Finland seeks to be among the top three most significant universities in Finland and among the leading 200 universities in the world.The University of Eastern Finland was established in 2010 as the result of the merger of the University of Joensuu and the University of Kuopio. [-]