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Tampere University

Tampere University is one of the most multidisciplinary universities in Finland. Almost all internationally recognised fields of study are represented at our university, which brings together research and education in technology, health and society.

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Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK)

TAMK  is one of the largest and most popular universities of applied sciences in Finland. Our strengths are multidisciplinary education, creativity, and a strong international dimension.

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Explore our international degree programmes and apply

Apply to TAMK's international master's programmes by 18 January. If you are interested in studying your first degree in English, explore Tampere University's and TAMK's bachelor's programmes and apply by 18 January. The application period ends at 15:00 local time.

Study with us

Together Tampere University and Tampere University of Applied Sciences constitute Finland’s most international and diverse university community. The areas of focus in our education are technology, health and society. More than 30,000 students study with us each year.

Studies at Tampere University

Studies at TAMK

Student's Guide

Student's Guide offers you study-related instructions, curricula and teaching schedules for each academic year. It works as your handbook through your journey at the university.


Free study opportunities for students arriving from Ukraine

We at Tampere Universities want to support Ukrainian students. We offer free study opportunities to students who arrive in Finland due to the humanitarian crisis caused by the war in Ukraine.

Research at Tampere University

At Tampere University, research on technology, health and society come together.

Research and development at TAMK

We apply the latest research into working life and solve small and large problems.

Tampere Universities magazine Unit – together for deeper knowledge

Women in war and peace

Tarja Väyrynen pulls a hood of her coat over her head.

Armed warfare is strongly associated in the mind with men. In international peace negotiations, too, women are often sitting on the sidelines, unable to participate.

Who is too old for work?

A soldier has taken the queens place on the chess board.

People are encouraged to keep working for as long as possible. But there is a big discrepancy between grand speeches and the practices of working life.

Care robotics don’t replace a human being

Tuuli Turja is lifting Taru Manner with the help of exoskeleton.

Care robotics technology will make care workers’ jobs easier while making patients feel safer and activating them. It can even ease the nursing shortage.

Voices from Tampere Universities: read our international blogs

Experiences on studying in Finland

Finland is a very beautiful country. My decision to move to Finland has been one of the best decisions of my life.

The first tailor-made International Business Management Diploma Programme started at TAMK

Tampere University of Applied Sciences has launched a new tailor-made diploma programme in International Business Management in spring semester 2023. The diploma programme takes place in the TAMK main campus and will welcome 30 new students from India.

Working at Tampere Universities

Join us to pursue a meaningful career and become part of our top team of 5,100 employees, who are driving change in research and education and reshaping the future of work.


Contact us

Find contact information for Tampere University and TAMK, and get to know our campuses and Library.