Lapland University of Applied Sciences (Lapland UAS) is a Finnish university located in the cities of Kemi, Tornio, and Rovaniemi. It was founded in 2014 as a merger between Rovaniemi University of Applied Sciences and Kemi-Tornio University of Applied Sciences.
Lapland UAS is the northernmost university in Finland and one of the northernmost in Europe. It offers a variety of degree programs in English, including:
Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Engineering
Bachelor of Hospitality Management
Bachelor of Nursing
Master of Business Administration
Master of Engineering
Lapland UAS is known for its strong focus on Arctic expertise and its close collaboration with businesses in the region. The university has a strong track record of producing graduates who are ready for the workforce.
In addition to its academic programs, Lapland UAS also offers a variety of student services, including housing, healthcare, and counseling. The university also has a vibrant student life, with a variety of clubs and organizations for students to participate in.
Overall, Lapland UAS is a great choice for students who are looking for a high-quality education in a unique and beautiful setting.
The towns of Kemi, Tornio and Haparanda (Sweden) and three municipalities, Keminmaa, Simo and Tervola comprise the Kemi-Tornio region with about 61 000 inhabitants.Kemi and Tornio are located about 25 kilometres apart, but they are well connected by regularly running buses. Due to the location on the northern coast of the Gulf of Bothnia, into which the region´s three great rivers – the Simo, Kemi and Tornio Rivers –flow, the area is sometimes called Sea Lapland (Merilappi).Rovaniemi is a town of 61 000 inhabitants and it is located on the Arctic Circle. Due to the location and the exotic experiences the city offers, Rovaniemi attracts tourists all over the world.Sports services are indented for University of Lapland and Lapland University of Applied Sciences students and staff. The sports services become available, when acquiring Sport pass. You can use the HEI (Higher Education Institute) Sport Services by purchasing a STUDENT SPORT PASS. The pass works as a membership to participate in sport/athletic classes and provides you discounts on courses and services offered by our partners.
All first years students receive an 80% tuition waiver. If they pass their first year of full times studies, they receive a 60% tuition waiver for the remaining years of full times studies. Students who graduate on time receive a refund for their final year of tuition.