Creative thinking and problem solving
Our programme provides you with a broad understanding of the fundamentals of architecture on which to build your expertise. At the same time, we are strongly oriented towards the themes of sustainable architecture through a humanistic, all-inclusive and holistic approach. The programme equips you with in-depth knowledge of the cultural and practice-related considerations concerning the field. Our design tasks are rooted in reality and you will develop your creative, reflective and critical thinking and design skills in close dialogue with professors, assistants and fellow students in a proactive environment. Personal initiative, original ideas and imagination are encouraged and supported.
The quality of education, combined with Finnish expertise in the design field, is internationally recognized and provides an excellent foundation for working anywhere in the world. The School of Architecture enjoys an outstanding reputation and attracts students from all over the world. The contents and objectives of the degree programme are based on the requirements of the European Union's directive that governs the qualifications of architects. The degree confers eligibility to work as an architect in Finland, the EU and other countries abroad, although access to the profession may entail training, an internship or an examination, depending on local regulations.