Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) is a pioneering science university, that has been bringing together the fields of science and business since 1969. The university’s international community is composed of approximately 6,000 students and experts engaged in scientific research and academic education. You can choose from 17 Master’s programs taught in English.

Lappeenranta University of Technology focuses on solving problems concerning clean energy and water, circular economy, and sustainable business. Their expertise in clean energy is reflected on the Green Campus, which is a unique research and study environment.

 

Green Campus, Lappeenranta University of Technology

 

The school has traditionally had strong links to the business community. This earned it the title of Best University in Business Technology Cooperation in Finland, granted by the Finnish business journal Talouselämä. Lappeenranta University of Technology’s commitment to business generated by scientific research is demonstrated by the university’s own investment company Green Campus, that supports the school’s research-based startup companies.

Lappeenranta has a wide range of international partners in nearly 50 different countries. The partnerships complement key areas of expertise and add value through joint research and education projects. This creates world-class opportunities for the mobility of students, teachers, and researchers.

 

Address

Skinnarilankatu 34,

53850 Lappeenranta

Finland

 

Website

Lappeenranta University of Technology

Lappeenranta University of Technology offers Bachelor’s studies in business administration and eight fields of technology. However, the Bachelor’s studies are offered only in Finnish.

As for Master’s degrees, in addition to its Finnish taught degrees, Lappeenranta also offers 17 high-profile Master’s programs taught fully in English in the fields of Technology and Business Administration. 16 of them being LUT based ones and one a joint degree program.

All the information for applying for 2018-19 will be published on the website in the beginning of October 2017.

 

Semester dates and application deadlines

Autumn 2018
Semester dates To be announced
Orientation To be announced
Application deadline To be announced
Spring 2019
Semester dates To be announced
Orientation To be announced
Application deadline To be announced

All information on the page is subject to change.

  • Master's degree programs

    Technology

    Chemical Engineering

    • Chemical and Process Engineering
    • Water Treatment Technology

    Computational Engineering and Technical Physics

    • Computational Engineering and Technical Physics

    Electrical Engineering

    • Electrical Engineering

    Energy Technology

    • Energy Systems

    Environmental Engineering

    • Sustainability Science and Solutions

    Industrial Engineering and Management

    • Business Analytics
    • Global Management of Innovation and Technology

    Computer Science

    • Computer Science

    Mechanical Engineering

    • Mechatronic System Design
    • Sustainable Production in Mechanical Engineering
    • Welded Metal Structures

    Business Administration

    International Marketing Management

    Strategic Finance and Business Analytics

    Strategy, Innovation and Sustainability

    Supply Management

  • Credits

    All Master’s degree programs in Lappeenranta last the duration of 2 years and award the graduate with 120 ECTS.

  • Tuition Fees

    Students who are from a non-EU/EEA country are required to pay a fee of 10,000€ per academic year for all Master’s degrees in English.

  • Scholarships

    Scholarships offered by Lappeenranta University of Technology Scholarship Programme are awarded only for academic excellence, targeting top notch students from all countries outside the EU/EEA countries. Only students that are required to pay tuition fees can apply for a scholarship.

    Lappeenranta University of Technology offer scholarships in three different categories:

    • 50% Tuition Fee Scholarship: This scheme covers 50% of the tuition fees of a 2-year Master’s Program.
      • 10% of the admitted students who are required to pay tuition fees and who have applied for a scholarship will receive this scholarship
    • 100% Tuition Fee Scholarship: This scheme covers 100% of the tuition fees of a 2-year Master’s Program.
      • 60-65% of the admitted students who are required to pay tuition fees and who have applied for a scholarship will receive this scholarship
    • Full Scholarship: This scheme covers 100% of the tuition fees of a 2-year Master’s Program and the living costs for €5,600 per year
      • Up to 5% of the admitted students who are required to pay tuition fees and who have applied for a scholarship will receive this scholarship

    All the students granted with a scholarship are required to study full time i.e. complete a minimum of 55 ECTS credits per year to fulfill the scholarship requirements. The progress for studying will be monitored each semester.

Lappeenranta University of Technology is one of the best universities in Finland. However, the reason it attracts many students is the wide range of fields of study. Their expertise reaches a wide scope of industries, making it a very attractive study destination for many international students. In fact, there is currently students from over 60 different countries studying at Lappeenranta. Watch below to hear what some students had to say about LUT.

 

 

“I like the idea that the teachers here are on the same level as the students, so it’s really easy to go and ask questions and they help you. I like that feature a lot!”

– Anni Wahlroos, student at Lappeenranta University of Technology

“I would say that this university will be a good platform for many students who want to have a good career in a competitive market”

– Umesh, student at Lappeenranta Unviersity of Technology

 

“I am a foreign student at LUT. It has been just an amazing experience to study here! The community is truly international. Normally, in a classroom there’s over 10 different nationalities, which makes the study process much more diverse and educative. Professors are very helpful and kind. The university is located right next to the biggest lake in Finland. Moreover, on the lakeside, there’s two of the university’s saunas, which you will surely visit upon arrival!”

– Maria, student from Russia

  • Who can apply

    At LUT, admission criteria is degree-specific, meaning that eligibility for the program depends on what you’re applying for. All of the information about eligibility and required documents can be accessed through their Admissions Page, from where you can pick the degree you’re interested in and see the specific requirements.

    Please note that the updated eligibility requirements for 2018-2019 will be published in the beginning of October 2017.

  • Required documents

    At LUT, admission criteria is degree-specific, meaning that eligibility for the program depends on what you’re applying for. All of the information about eligibility and required documents can be accessed through their Admissions Page, from where you can pick the degree you’re interested in and see the specific requirements.

    Generally, the documents required include but are not limited to:

    • Bachelor’s degree from a University or Polytechnic
    • English Language Proficiency tests (TOEFL, IELTS, CAE)
    • Motivation Letter
    • Copy of passport
  • Application instructions

    To be announced later.

Quick facts

Semester start:
August

Application deadline:
announced later

Tuition fee:
10,000€ / year

Application fee:
100€

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