Laurea University of Applied Sciences (Laurea UAS, formerly Vantaa University of Applied Sciences and Espoo-Vantaa University of Applied Sciences) began operating in Vantaa in 1991 as one of the first universities of applied sciences to be granted an experimental licence in Finland.
Laurea University of Applied Sciences is a Finnish university of applied sciences, located in the Helsinki metropolitan area. It is one of the largest universities of applied sciences in Finland, with over 10,000 students and 800 staff. Laurea offers a wide range of bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes in English, as well as professional development courses and other educational services.
Laurea is known for its strong focus on practical skills and its close collaboration with industry. The university has a number of campuses in the Helsinki metropolitan area, as well as a learning centre in Estonia.
Tuition range for international students in Euro:
Bachelor’s degree programmes: EUR 8,000 per academic year
Master’s degree programmes: EUR 10,000 per academic year
Laurea offers a number of scholarships to international students, which can help to reduce the cost of tuition.
Here are some of the benefits of studying at Laurea:
High-quality education with a focus on practical skills
Close collaboration with industry
Wide range of bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes in English
Scholarships available to international students
Convenient location in the Helsinki metropolitan area
HyvinkääAt the multidisciplinary campus in Hyvinkää you can study among nearly 1000 students to be a Bachelor of Health Care, a Bachelor of Social Services, or a Bachelor of Business Administration.LeppävaaraIn the learning environments of the Leppävaara campus, development projects are implemented together with the students, personnel, enterprises and other collaborative partners. Lohja On Laurea's Lohja campus, students are active partners for companies, organisations and public bodies during their studies. The studies are oriented toward the working life.
A HOAS home will create a good background for your studies and life in the Helsinki metropolitan area. Every year, HOAS provides a safe housing alternative to thousands of students. For exchange students, HOAS provides furnished flats. This service is tailor-made to ensure that there are furnished apartments available for exchange students who stay in the region for one term or for one full academic year. In the Helsinki region, the rental level is high and it is difficult to find affordable furnished flats for this kind of short term needs.