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university of tampere: faculty of communication sciences: conferences: nordic sub-forum in may 23 - 25, 2016:
Faculty of Communication SciencesUniversity of TampereFaculty of Communication Sciences
Nordic Sub-Forum in May 23 - 25, 2016

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University of Tampere, address: Kalevantie 4, Tampere

The University of Tampere is a culturally-committed higher education institution with the social mission of educating visionaries who understand the world and change it.

The profile of the University of Tampere accentuates the university’s multifaceted research and education on 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.

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.

Tampere, the home city of the University is the third biggest city in Finland.


City of Tampere

Tampere has a population of more than 220,000 while there are close to half a million people in the greater Tampere Region. The population of Finland is a little more than five million.

Tampere was founded by Sweden's young monarch, Gustavus III, in 1779. Tampere has a monumental industrial history: the Finlayson cotton mill was the first large-scale industrial enterprise in Finland and it was in fact in fact in Finlayson's factory hall that the first electric light in the Nordic countries was lit.

Today Tampere can be described as a centre of leading-edge technology, research, education, culture, sports and business. It is Finland's third largest city as well as the largest inland city in the Nordic countries. Tampere is located on an isthmus between lakes Näsijärvi and Pyhäjärvi, in a beautiful ridge scenery. The Tammerkoski rapids are a nationally recognized landscape and in the city centre you can also enjoy the awarded lighting at Keskustori Central Square.

 
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