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Tampere University

Tampere University is one of the most multidisciplinary universities in Finland. We bring together research and education in technology, health and society. The University is known for its excellence in teaching and research and it collaborates with hundreds of universities and organisations worldwide. Our community consists of about 22,500 students and around 4,200 staff members from more than 80 countries.

The University was created in 2019 through a merger between the University of Tampere and Tampere University of Technology. Almost all internationally recognised fields of study are represented in our university, which has seven faculties:

Our collaboration with our partners is built on our strengths, unique combinations of scientific disciplines and applied expertise.

Get to know our faculties and units

Doctoral education pilot opens at Tampere University

Tampere University will recruit 106 fully funded PhD candidates for a three-year term in calls that open in spring and autumn 2024. The posts are part of the national doctoral education pilot programme.

We carry out world-class research across disciplinary boundaries

Tampere University brings together research expertise spanning a broad spectrum of disciplines relating to technology, health and society. Our Centres of Excellence carry out body-on-chip research and study game cultures, among other things. The University is home to more than 100 active research groups and centres, and we have countless research projects underway.

Welcome, our new master's degree students!

Congratulations on your acceptance to Tampere University! To help you get a smooth start to your studies in autumn 2024, we have compiled the most important information for you on one page. Please read through the information carefully and follow each step.

We look forward to having you here soon!

Information for new degree students

Tampere University Student's Guide

Thank you for applying to study with us!

The application periods for our English-taught degree programmes for studies starting in August 2024 have ended. Bachelor's programmes student selection results will be announced later in spring 2024.

Welcome to study at Tampere University

We offer an inspiring and diverse choice of degree programmes. In addition, our Open University studies are open to everyone regardless of age or previous studies.

Support research and education

Investing in research and education is the best way to ensure that people, society and the planet have a future. By donating, you can contribute to the development of scientific breakthroughs.

Join our alumni network

Have your studied or worked at Tampere University, Tampere University of Technology or one of their predecessors? If yes, you are a member of our alumni network.

We are a strong partner and an active societal influencer

International university networks

International university networks deepen cooperation in research and education. Our university is an active member of several international university networks.

ECIU University

ECIU University brings to life true European university where learners and researchers cooperate with cities and businesses to solve real-life challenges.

Collaboration opportunities for companies and communities

We offer a variety of opportunities for collaborative research and innovation. Find out more about the forms of collaboration and the services we provide to companies and communities.

Strategy and key information

Our work is based on the continuous pursuit of new knowledge and scientific breakthroughs. The University’s core values are openness, critical thinking, diversity, learner-centredness, courage, erudition and responsibility.

We develop our campuses

The goal of campus development is to create multi-purpose environments that support the everyday life of the community in the best possible way when people study, work, do research and meet others - facilities that correspond to the changing needs of the users and society now and in the future.

Work with us

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Tampere University is a bold, forward-looking community and one of the most multidisciplinary universities in Finland. We have a strong international dimension and employ staff from more than 80 countries around the world.

Read more about Tampere University as an employer

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Logo of the European quality label for human resources excellence in research.

We are committed to the continuous development of our researchers' working conditionds and careers. We are proud to have been awarded the HR Excellence in Research quality label in recognition for our development work.

Read more about our efforts for HR excellence in research

Get to know our Library

We have an open science Library for all. You can find our Library units on all our campuses. Our Library produces library and information services for the Tampere Universities.