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Courses for exchange students at Tampere University

Although the two higher education institutions in Tampere formed a new community in January 2019, the course selection and registration still follows the rules of the campus you are applying to. Despite some limitations, there are many English-taught courses open to students from all campuses and even some other higher education institutions in Tampere.

In order to prepare your preliminary study plan, first double-check which campus you are applying to and your home university has an agreement with. If you are unsure which one is correct, contact your exchange specialist. See: Available campuses and study fields for exchange students.

Please note that our three campuses are not really close to each other, but all campuses are accessible by public transport and approximate travel times by bus or tram are:

  • Hervanta <> City centre campus 25-35 minutes
  • Hervanta campus <> Kauppi campus 25-40 minutes
  • City centre campus <> Kauppi campus 10-20 minutes

For more details and public transport schedules, please see Nyssen reittiopas.

Additional info and language requirements

Online studies networks: courses for exchange students

Tampere University has joined several online studies networks which offer a wide range of courses that combine the expertise of different universities. There are no course fees, but please note the application periods and possible prerequisites for each course. The online courses are open to all Tampere University exchange students.

Additional online courses to consider

Contact us

If you did not find answers to your questions on these pages, please contact us:

International Mobility Services
mobility.tau [at]
+358 294 5211 (switchboard)