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, enjoy the refreshing lifestyle of Helsinki, and explore the endless opportunities within this modern university.
Metropolia offers both bachelor’s and master’s level programs, many of which are taught in English. By 2018, 16 500 students have enrolled to various programs provided by Metropolia in the fields of Business, Culture, Health Care and Social Services, and Technology. Among these students, 2,670 bachelor’s and 390 master’s students have graduated in 2017. With 900 foreign degree students representing nearly 90 nationalities, Metropolia is very international in terms of versatile student population and study environment.
Every prospective student, regardless of their academic level, is warmly welcomed to study at Metropolia. Which is why the university has an extensive set of program offering short-term studies (summer school, exchange, etc.), long-term studies (degree studies, made-to-order studies for student groups) and open studies (public courses, Finnish courses).
By the year 2019, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences aims to combine some of the universities’ facilities for better student experiences and working efficiency. In addition, the university has obtained an official quality label issued by FINEEC (The Finnish Education Evaluation Centre) that is valid for 6 years from 2017.