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15267
Students enrolled in this school.
3
Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
39
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

The University of Tampere (UTA) is a culturally-committed higher education institution with the social mission of educating visionaries who understand the world and change it. With its nine schools and some 15,000 degree students, UTA is one of the largest and most popular universities in Finland.

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What is student life like?

Our campuses provide services (such as cafes and lunch restaurants) and flexible spaces in three different locations: City Centre, Kauppi and Hervanta. City Centre Campus is a hub of leadership studies, education, natural sciences, medicine and life sciences, communication, and social sciences. The Hervanta campus and the surrounding area constitute a major technology hub. Side by side Tampere University operates about 100 companies. The Kauppi campus is located near the Tampere University Hospital. It is the home base for medicine and life sciences.SportUni provides high-quality and versatile sports services for students and personnel of Tampere Universities. You can use the services for an affordable fee!SportUni offers sports services on three campuses: City Centre, Hervanta and Kauppi. Of course, you can choose your own place to exercise according to your own schedule, close to your place of study, next to your home, or just a nice bike ride away. All campuses have comprehensive sports services, including gyms, group exercise activities, ball games and different courses. Student Union of Tampere University, TREY, represents all university students in Tampere. TREY protects the interests of students, facilitates the work of student associations, provides services for its members and creates a sense of community. All Tampere University students constitute the student union. There are also over 150 associations operating within TREY, such as advocacy associations, subject associations and hobby associations. Advocacy associations operate on the faculty level and they supervise the interests of the faculty’s students. Subject associations organise tutoring and free-time activities for the students. Hobby associations operate on the basis of a hobby, interest or conviction.

Scholarships & Funding

Housing options.

The university does not provide housing, and refers students to a third party site. Housing near the university ranges from 200 to 300 euros per month.

Dining information

Additional notes.

This school was chosen for a previous program of the month. Read more here.

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