Universities in Finland

Finland as a study destination is popular among international students. It boasts over 39 public and private universities. The tuition is free compared to other European countries and the lifestyle is quite engaging. Finland is home to Nokia among other popular international companies. Below are ten top universities to choose from if you want to study in Finland. 

University of Helsinki

Official Name: Helsingin yliopisto
Acronym: UH
Founded: 1640
Kind of institution: Public
Degree programmes: Bachelor´s / Master´s / Doctoral
Fields of Study: Arts & Humanities, Business & Social Sciences, Language & Cultural, Medicine & Health, Science & Technology
Tuition Fee Range: 0-750 EUR/Year
Admission Office: PO Box 33, Yliopistonkatu 4 Helsinki 00014
University Website: https://www.helsinki.fi/en

Aalto University

Official Name: Aalto-yliopisto
Acronym:
Founded: 2010
Kind of institution: Public
Degree programmes: Bachelor´s / Master´s / Doctoral
Fields of Study: Engineering, Science & Technology
Tuition Fee Range: 0-750 EUR/Year
Admission Office: International Student Services, Otakaari 1, P.O Box 1100 Espoo 02015 TKK
University Website: http://www.aalto.fi/en/

Tampere University of Technology

Official Name: Tampereen teknillinen yliopisto
Acronym: TUT
Founded: 1965
Kind of institution: Public
Degree programmes: Master´s / Doctoral
Fields of Study: Engineering, Science & Technology
Tuition Fee Range: 0-750 EUR/Year
Admission Office: PO Box 527 Tampere 33101
University Website: http://www.tut.fi/en/home

University of Jyväskylä

Official Name: Jyväskylän yliopisto
Acronym: JYU
Founded: 1934
Kind of institution: Public
Degree programmes: Doctoral
Fields of Study: Arts & Humanities, Business & Social Sciences, Language & Cultural, Medicine & Health, Science & Technology
Tuition Fee Range: 0-750 EUR/Year
Admission Office: PO Box 35 Jyvaskyla 40014
University Website: https://www.jyu.fi/en

University of Turku

Official Name: Turun yliopisto
Acronym: UTU
Founded: 1920
Kind of institution: Public
Degree programmes: Bachelor´s / Master´s / Doctoral
Fields of Study: Arts & Humanities, Business & Social Sciences, Language & Cultural, Medicine & Health, Engineering, Science & Technology
Tuition Fee Range: 0-750 EUR/Year
Admission Office: Opiskelija-asiat, päärakennus, pohjakerros Turku 20014
University Website: http://www.utu.fi/en/Pages/home.aspx

University of Tampere

Official Name: Tampereen yliopisto
Acronym: UTA
Founded: 1925
Kind of institution: Public
Degree programmes: Bachelor´s / Master´s / Doctoral
Fields of Study: Arts & Humanities, Business & Social Sciences, Language & Cultural, Medicine & Health, Science & Technology
Tuition Fee Range: 0-750 EUR/Year
Admission Office: Kalevantie 4 Tampere 33014
University Website: http://www.uta.fi/en/

University of Oulu

Official Name: Oulun yliopisto
Acronym:
Founded: 1958
Kind of institution: Public
Degree programmes: Bachelor´s / Master´s / Doctoral
Fields of Study: Arts & Humanities, Business & Social Sciences, Language & Cultural, Medicine & Health, Engineering, Science & Technology
Tuition Fee Range: 0-750 EUR/Year
Admission Office: University of Oulu, Oulu 90014
University Website: http://www.oulu.fi/university/

University of Eastern Finland

Official Name: Itä-Suomen yliopisto
Acronym: UEF
Founded: 2010
Kind of institution: Public
Degree programmes: Bachelor´s / Master´s / Doctoral
Fields of Study: Arts & Humanities, Business & Social Sciences, Language & Cultural, Medicine & Health, Science & Technology
Tuition Fee Range: 1,800-9,200 EUR/Year
Admission Office: International Mobility Services, Joensuu 80101
University Website: http://www.uef.fi/en/etusivu

Abo Akademi University

Official Name: Abo Akademi
Acronym: AAU
Founded: 1918
Kind of institution: Public
Degree programmes: Bachelor´s / Master´s / Doctoral
Fields of Study: Arts & Humanities, Business & Social Sciences, Language & Cultural, Engineering, Science & Technology
Tuition Fee Range: 0-750 EUR/Year
Admission Office: International Office, Tavastgatan 13, Turku 20500
University Website: http://www.abo.fi/?lang=en

University of Vaasa

Official Name: Vaasan yliopisto
Acronym: UVA
Founded: 1966
Kind of institution: Public
Degree programmes: Bachelor´s / Master´s / Doctoral
Fields of Study: Arts & Humanities, Business & Social Sciences, Language & Cultural, Engineering, Science & Technology
Tuition Fee Range: 0-750 EUR/Year
Admission Office: Wolffintie 34, PO Box 700, Vaasa 65101
University Website: http://www.uva.fi/en/