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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 21,000 students and over 4,000 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

We will recruit 106 fully-funded three-year PhD candidates during the spring and autumn 2024. The call is part of the national doctoral education pilot.

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 to study at Tampere University

We offer an inspiring and diverse choice of degree programmes. Our Open University courses are available to all, so you take courses in a variety of subject areas and find the perfect fit. Explore our catalogue of programmes and courses to find the path that is right for you.

Support scientific breakthroughs

Communities and private individuals are invited to contribute to the development of scientific breakthroughs and new expertise through donations. The spearheads of our research and learning are technology, health and society.

Join our alumni community

Have your studied at Tampere University, the University of Tampere, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere University of Applied Sciences or their predecessors? If yes, you are a member of the Tampere Alumni community.

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.

Juniversity offers exciting activities for children and young people

Juniversity is a university for children and young people. Juniversity offers science outreach activities to learners attending pre-schools, comprehensive schools, upper secondary schools and vocational schools and fosters positive attitudes towards science. In addition, Juniversity supports teachers by enriching learning.

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.

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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.

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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

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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.