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“It’s simple, really… We believe that everyone in the world should have a shot at a superb college experience, and that’s how Edunation was born.”
Roughly 40 years ago, Finland implemented huge changes in the education system and has consistently been at the top of the global education rankings ever since. The Finnish educational excellence is something that every prospective student has heard of, and thus many international students come to Finland to get their degree. The difference between Finland’s higher education institutions and those in other countries is that in Finland, the people that are in charge of the education system, are all experienced teachers, not politicians. The education system in place is thus focused on helping students learn in the best possible way, instead of merely pushing students through.
Our partner universities as a list
Arcada University of Applied Sciences is a modern, multi-professional university of applied sciences in Helsinki. The campus located in the beautiful surroundings of Arabianranta on the coast of the Baltic Sea. Arcada offers high-quality practice-oriented programs at both bachelor’s and master’s level. Arcada is truly international, with over 40 different nationalities represented among its 2,500 students and 200 employees. In fact, Arcada is the most international university of applied sciences in Finland in relation to its size, with more than 90 partner universities across the globe.
Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences (EUAS) is an entrepreneurial focused university located in the capital of Estonia, Tallinn. EUAS offers intense contacts with the business world throughout your studies. At EUAS, students will learn valuable lessons from the successes and mistakes of experienced entrepreneurs. The curricula at EUAS are developed in sync with corporate partners across borders and the teaching staff hail from an international network of like-minded universities. EUAS is small and agile, giving full attention to students. With 1600 students and over 5000 alumni, EUAS is the largest private university in Estonia.
Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, located in the Helsinki metropolitan area, is one of the largest universities of applied sciences in Finland with over 10 500 students. Haaga-Helia consists of five campuses in total: three campuses in Helsinki, one in Porvoo and one in Vierumäki. Haaga-Helia’s degree programs are practice oriented enabling students to get real-life experience in working with different companies. This method of studying gives students a great chance to network with their possible future employees, which is why many Haaga-Helia students end up getting either an internship or a job from the commissioner they work with during their studies.
Häme University of Applied Sciences, also known as HAMK, is a higher education institution with several campuses throughout the most populated area of southern Finland. HAMK offers inspiring higher education and customer-oriented applied research to over 7200 students. HAMK has strong links to business and industry, and have four research units which support the business and industry within the region. Therefore, they can offer their students authentic learning environments and assignments for the benefit of both the students and enterprises. These links with the business world have given HAMK graduates one of the highest employment rates in Finland.
Helsinki School of Business, also known as HELBUS, is a private university located in Helsinki. With only five years of operations behind it, HELBUS is a fairly new establishment. However, due to their young age, the university has a modern approach and best up-to-date education. In 2016, HELBUS partnered with University of Northampton which is a well-known university in the UK with roots dating to the 13th century. After completing your studies at HELBUS, you will earn a degree from University of Northampton. The UK university takes pride in having achieved a 95 % employability rate of its graduates for the last five years.
Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK) is a gaming and tourism-oriented university established in 1992 in Kajaani. For many years, KAMK has been at the forefront of game and simulator education and application development in Finland and Europe. The latest virtual reality hardware and software are all available on the KAMK campus. The school prides itself on its internationality, which it utilizes in developing the region. KAMK is considered the most proactive university of applied sciences in Finland. It has friendship universities and other partner institutions in more than 40 countries worldwide.
LUT University is a pioneering science university in Lappeenranta. It has been bringing together the fields of science and business since 1969. Today, it is listed in both Shanghai and QS rankings, and has been selected as one of the most promising new universities. The university’s international community is composed of approximately 6,000 students and experts engaged in scientific research and academic education. LUT has excellent connections to working life – the employment rate for LUT graduates is 93-97%.
Founded in 2007, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences is a jointly-owned by the cities located in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area. As one of Finland’s largest universities of applied sciences, Metropolia offers its students not just comprehensive program choices, but also extensive alumni connections, an innovative learning environment and pioneering working-life approaches. Prospective students are able to choose between various programs across multiple fields.
Join Metropolia today for modern campus facilities and enjoy the refreshing lifestyle of Helsinki.
Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) is an international higher education institution situated in the region of Satakunta on the beautiful coastal area of Finland. The school has campuses in the picturesque towns of Pori and Rauma. SAMK’s mission is to ensure the employability and success of their students. To achieve this, SAMK students are provided with the best possible skills for employment and an entrepreneurial attitude. The students receive first-hand experience, as SAMK cooperates with various companies in different projects. The students have an amazing opportunity to apply the classroom theories in practice.
Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (SeAMK) is a multidisciplinary institution of higher education with 4600 students and 360 staff members. SeAMK offers practice-oriented degree programs at bachelor’s and master’s levels. High quality education and student satisfaction are at the core of SeAMK’s strategy and activities. Students acquire competences and skills for their future careers in a number of project-based learning environments and learn to keep up-to-date with digital development.
Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS) is an innovative and multidisciplinary higher education institution situated in Finland. Studies at TUAS are working life oriented, combining theoretical studies with professional skills. At the core of the teaching is Innovation Pedagogy, a new approach to learning developed at TUAS. Innovation Pedagogy refers to an approach to learning and teaching that corresponds to the needs of working life while emphasizing RDI expertise.
In the field of applied research, Turku University of Applied Sciences represents the top tier in the country. TUAS coordinates or acts as a partner in over 200 RDI projects yearly.
Kick-start your future
Edunation has partnered up with Finnish universities that offer the most distinguished degrees, from business to marine technology. All Finnish universities and universities of applied sciences are state-recognized. The Finnish Education Evaluation Centre audits the quality management systems of the higher education institutions regularly.
To find the perfect degree for you, and start the future you’ve always dreamed of, browse through the many degrees that we’ve carefully selected for you!
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