Tuition fees

The tuition fees charged for the Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes offered in English at Tampere University and Tampere University of Applied Sciences range between 8,000 and 12,000 euros per academic year. 

You will not be required to pay the fee if you are: 

  • an EU/EEA citizen 
  • equivalent to EU/EEA citizen (i.e. citizen of Switzerland) 
  • already reside in Finland (a continuous A or a permanent P/P-EU residence permit), or have an EU Blue Card issued in Finland. The exempting residence permit must be valid when you are applying for studies and at least until 1 August i.e. when the study right commences. Please note that a residence permit in another EU/EEA country does not exempt you from the tuition fee 

There are no tuition fees in doctoral programmes. 

If you are unsure about whether you are subject to tuition fees, please see Am I required to pay tuition fees? section on the site. 

Tuition fees of degree programmes at Tampere University

Programme Fee per academic year
Nordic Master's Programme in Innovative Governance and Public Administration 8,000
Bachelor´s Programme in Educational Studies, Early Childhood Education  10,000
Bachelor's Programme in Science and Engineering  10,000

Master's Programmes in: 

  • Cultural Studies (no admission in 2019) 
  • Comparative Social Policy and Welfare (no admission in 2019) 
  • Gender Studies 
  • Global and Transnational Sociology 
  • Digital Literacy Education (until 1 August 2019 the name is Media Education) 
  • Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research 
  • Public Choice 
  • Public and Global Health 
  • Teacher Education 

Master's Programme in:  

  • Architecture 
  • Biomedical Science and Engineering  
  • Biomedical Technology 
  • Business and Technology 
  • Communication Systems and Networks 
  • Computational Big Data Analytics 
  • Data Engineering and Machine Learning 
  • Embedded Systems 
  • Engineering Materials Science 
  • Factory Automation and Robotics 
  • Game Studies (until 1 August 2019 the name is Internet and Game Studies) 
  • Human-Technology Interaction 
  • Leadership for Change 
  • Robotics and Artificial Intelligence 
  • Security and Safety Management (SAFER) (fee to be confirmed)
  • Smart Grids
  • Software Development 
  • Software Engineering – Web & Cloud
  • User Experience 
  • Wireless Communications and RF Systems 

Master's Programme in Research and Innovation in Higher Education MaRIHE (Erasmus Mundus). See the programme page for more information

Master’s Programme in Photonics Technologies (Erasmus Mundus)  Tuition fee to be confirmed

Tuition fees of degree programmes at Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK)


Payment options are through PayPal or credit card. Other options (bank transfers or invoices) cannot be considered due to security reasons, as non-referenced payments and larger monetary inflows are strictly monitored by the Finnish banks.

Programme Fee per academic year
Bachelor's programmes 9,800
Master's programmes 10,800