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Studies at Tampere University

Tampere University is the second largest research university in Finland. We offer degree programmes at all academic levels, from Bachelor's to Doctoral degrees. Focus areas in multi-disciplinary university's research and education are technology, health, and society. More than 21,000 students study with us each year - learn more about study opportunities and join us!

Explore our degree programmes

Bachelor's Programmes

We offer a selection of bachelor's programmes taught entirely in English. As a bachelor’s student you will receive world-class education in a unique learning environment. Thanks to the wide variety of studies available and strong international community, Tampere University is a perfect place to start your university education.

Master's Programmes

We offer a wide variety of inspiring master's programmes conducted in English. Master studies at Tampere University provide you with high-quality education and give you excellent opportunities to form a global network of both professional and academic colleagues, invaluable for your future career.

Doctoral Programmes

Doctoral education at Tampere University is based on latest research-based knowledge and close collaboration with society, industry and working life. Our Doctoral School and doctoral programmes offer high-quality learning and research opportunities.

Develop your competence

Open University

Open University is for everyone - regardless of age and previous studies. Open University studies are an excellent option if you want to strengthen or update your professional competence, increase your knowledge and skills, or if you are considering applying at a later date for a place on a degree programme.

Open university

Continuing Education

We offer different types of continuing education to help you stay on top of the changing working life. Regardless of whether you want to develop your professional skills, specialise or head for a new career, we have a suitable solution for you.

Continuing education

We also offer postgraduate professional training in medicine and dentistry. Please note that the specialist training in Medicine and Dentistry is only offered in Finnish.

Specialty Training in Medicine and Dentistry

Exchange studies

Tampere University welcomes you to study with us for a semester or two as an exchange student!

Exchange studies

More information for different target-groups

Admissions Services

The admissions team of Tampere University is here to help you through the admission process. See our contact information

Admissions Services

Student Affairs Office

Our student affairs office helps you in questions regarding e.a. study right issues and open university studies. If you are not sure whom to contact, please do not hesitate to contact us!

Student Affairs Office

SIMHE services

We offer higher education guidance, counselling and support for immigrants living in Finland.

SIMHE services

Other studies to increase your professional competence

Eligibility and qualification studies

Eligibility and qualification studies are for people who have earned their degree at a foreign university and need further studies to qualify for a job that requires a higher education degree in Finland or for entering a regulated profession. More information

Eligibility and qualification studies

Alumni studies

Further guidelines on Tampere Universities’ studies for alumni are available on the Studies for Alumni page.

Studies for Alumni

Cross-Institutional Studies

If you are a student at Tampere University, Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) or the Police University College, our cross-institutional agreement enables degree students and exchange students to complete certain courses at the partner institutions.

Cross-institutional studies