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Ilmakuva Porin yliopistokeskuksesta

Pori unit, Tampere University

Welcome to Pori! We have a dynamic and functional study and research environment for about 500 students and 75 staff members and offer our students flexible opportunities for learning.Our unit provides a multidisciplinary, comprehensive and modern forum for research, debate and development. We produce high-quality knowledge in various fields of social sciences. Our activities are regionally significant and nationally and internationally relevant.

Our unit is part of Tampere University. Three faculties of Tampere University, namely the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Sciences, and the Faculty of Management and Business, are represented in the Pori Unit. 

The programmes we offer include the Degree Programme in Social Sciences, the Degree Programme in Social Work, the Master’s Degree Programme in Management and Information Technology and the Master’s Degree Programme in Work, Welfare and Well-being. In addition, we have students in the Master’s Degree Programme in Organizing Human Services and the Master’s Degree Programme in Automation Engineering. We offer flexible educational opportunities for students who have completed appropriate prior studies in a higher education institution. Our courses are open both to students at the Open University and to students enrolled in other degree programmes at Tampere University and the University Consortium of Pori. Read more about our degree programmes!

We also offer continuous education for the companies and organizations in the area.

Porin yliopistokeskus

Our unit is situated in the University Consortium of Pori, which overlooks the Kokemäenjoki River and is located near the Puuvilla town block and the city centre. Our facilities include a wide range of services and leisure activities. The University Consortium of Pori is coordinated by Tampere University.