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Updated on 08.08.2018

Three universities offering world class research and skilled labour

The people in Tampere Region have a higher level of education than average In Finland. In addition, most migrants moving here either possess or work towards high level education.

The three universities in the Tampere Region provide high-quality education and are active cooperation partners for the industry. Thanks to the three universities, the area offers huge amount of world class research, know-how and skilled labour.

Finland’s university-industry collaboration in R&D ranked #1 globally (WEF 2014-2015).

Cutting-edge competence

Tampere is the most desired city for studying in Finland measured by the number of applicants. The fact that the city is alive and beating combined with our excellent schools means that Tampere gets the best students each year.

A multi-disciplinary scientific community with thousands of researchers and teacher and some 40,000 university students make Tampere a colourful and multicultural university city where collisions inspiring new innovations occur naturally.

We have three universities: Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK), Tampere University of Technology (TUT) and University of Tampere (UTA). Each of them offers two language possibilities, Finnish and English, and all offer a possibility for an international degree. Our universities collaborate regularly with numerous other educational institutions, organisations and business life.

In Tampere we also have more than 34.000 vocational college or adult students. Tampere Adult Education Centre (TAKK) is one of the leading adult education centres in Finland and has 350 professionals working for them. TAKK offers around a hundred vocational qualifications and co-operates with some 2,000 companies annually. TAKK has over 15,000 adult students every year. Tampere Vocational College Tredu has altogether 18,000 certificate and adults students every year. It also cooperates closely with the industrial sector.

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