Tampere Summer School: General information

Summer School students walking
Deepen your knowledge with specialists of the field, make new international friends and experience the beautiful Finnish summer. Join Tampere Summer School in Tampere, Finland! Every year in August!

Tampere Summer School is jointly organised by Tampere University and Tampere University of Applied Sciences. It offers inspiring courses covering a range of academic fields and up-to-date topics. The Summer School is open for university students and graduates from all around the world.

To celebrate our Tampere Summer School journey together we are happy to bring out our new look and at the same time announce our courses of 2021! The summer of 2021 will be the fourth summer school organized together with Tampere University and Tampere University of Applied Sciences. During these three years over 900 students have spent two weeks of their summer with us while learning something new, making friends from all over the world and enjoying the Finnish nature and the relaxed atmosphere in Tampere! Are you going to be next? Apply 1 April – 13 May 2021! 

In addition to studying, Summer School students have the opportunity to enjoy social events and explore the city in their free time. Tampere is a compact-sized active and vibrant city with a relaxed atmosphere, and the beautiful lake surroundings display the amazing Finnish nature at its best.

For degree students of Tampere Universities, Summer School offers an excellent chance to earn extra credits in the summer and enjoy the international atmosphere in your home city. All courses are free of charge for degree and exchange students of Tampere Universities!


Enjoy summer studies

See our brochure for the year 2021 (pdf) 


The Tampere Summer School was a great opportunity for me to meet friends, explore the beauty of Tampere, and explore my academic interests." Hilary, Canada

Read Hilary's full quote and testimonials from other participants: Student testimonials and publications

Questions? Contact us:

summerschool [at] tuni.fi