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2011 Sino-Finland Forum on Higher Education
Theme: Transformation of higher education in innovation systems

Tampere, Finland, 19-20th September, 2011


University of  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.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.

Currently, some 15,200 students are pursuing degrees at the University of Tampere and the University awards every year approximately one thousand master's degrees and one hundred doctoral degrees. The total personnel number of the University of Tampere is about 2,100. 

The University of Tampere is organised in nine schools:

  • Institute of Biomedical Technology
  • School of Information Sciences
  • School of Management
  • School of Education
  • School of Languages, Translation Studies and Literary Studies
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Health Sciences
  • School of Communication, Media and Theatre
  • School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Tampere, the home city of the University is the third biggest city in Finland. There are also university activities in smaller towns of Hämeenlinna, Pori, Seinäjoki, Valkeakoski and Virrat.


University of Helsinki

The University of Helsinki is one of the best multidisciplinary research universities in the world. The high-quality research carried out by the university creates new knowledge for educating diverse specialists in various fields, and for utilisation in social decision-making and the business sector.

The university, with almost 4,000 researchers and teachers, operates in Helsinki and at 17 other locations. There are 35,000 students, and a further 30,000 participate in adult education. The operations of academics are guided by the essential values: critical analysis, creativity and the pursuit of truth.

The University of Helsinki is organized in eleven faculties on four campuses:

City Centre Campus

  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Behavioural Sciences
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Theology
  • Swedish School of Social Sciences

Kumpula Campus

  • Faculty of Science

Meilahti Campus

  • Faculty of Medicine

Viikki Campus

  • Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences
  • Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry
  • Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
  • Faculty of Pharmacy

In addition, the organisation of the university includes 20 independent institutions and 11 networks and campus organisations.

Founded in 1640, the University of Helsinki wants to strengthen its position among the world's leading multidisciplinary research universities and to actively promote the well-being of humanity and a fair society.

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