Tampere Institute for Advanced Study
In 2021, Tampere University launched a new multidisciplinary research collegium, the Tampere Institute for Advanced Study.
In the Institute, researchers from all over the world conduct curiosity-driven basic research without any set thematic or other guiding priorities.
The Institute is an integral part of the University’s new research architecture and supports the University’s strategy and research strategy of the Tampere university community.
The Tampere Institute for Advanced Study gives the top-level and the most promising researchers of all fields and from all over the world opportunities to conduct research of the highest scientific quality.
The Tampere Institute for Advanced Study provides the University with added value by
- supporting pursuance of scientific excellence,
- giving the most competitive researchers an opportunity to take their research to the next level, and
- challenging the entire Tampere University to pursue scientifically ever more ambitious research.
Tampere University was launched on 1 January 2019, when two Tampere universities, the University of Tampere and the Tampere University of Technology, merged.
The new University, Finland's second largest university, is highly multidisciplinary, and its focus areas defined by its strategy are technology, health and society.