Tampere – a true student city
“Tampere's secret? Too pragmatic for perfectionism, you'll find a laid-back version of the Finnish way of life. Fantastically functional and conveniently compact, there's room for everything and everyone in Tampere - open-minded for your dreams and aspirations.”
– Visit Tampere
The city of Tampere with its 230 000 inhabitants is the third largest city in Finland and the largest inland city in the Nordic countries. In Tampere every sixth resident is a student which contributes to the relaxed and vibrant atmosphere of the city. It’s also visible in good student housing facilities, a plethora of student events, and discounts for students in shops and services around the city. Did you know that there are 8000 festivals and events in Tampere each year?