Annually 40 000 university students study in the Tampere Region. Around 1500 of them are incoming exchange students and 1500 international degree students.
Tampere is the most popular city to live and study in Finland according to several national surveys.
International students can take courses from all institutions of higher education in Tampere (i.e. SITR studies). This cross-institutional studying is enabled by the SITR network, established in 2005.
The three institutions of higher education with 40 000 students, NOKIA Research and Development Centers, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and R&D oriented business life, as well as active local authorities, have made the Tampere Region a highly active centre of expertise, research, development and innovation. Tampere is also well-known as a hometown of Nokia and for its ambitious development programmes such as eTampere, BioNext, and CreativeTampere.
You can read more about the Finnish education system at Study in Finland. Tampere Region offers wide range of studies, and Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees and postgraduate (doctoral) programmes. In the "Admissions" page you can find more information on your field of study and its next intake.
Student reviews of HEIs in Tampere (iAgora)
Courageous, open-minded, relaxed and inspiring. The Tampere region is all bright!