LUT University combines university-level expertise in technology and business. The mission of the Kouvola Unit is to share LUT knowledge and expertise with the Kouvola region through research and development as well as education.

LUT Kouvola participation in international activities involves: issuing statements for scientific journals; conducting preliminary examinations of dissertations; serving as an opponent for doctoral disputations; serving on conference organising committees; serving on the editorial boards of scientific journals; serving as a visiting professor and/or docent at foreign and Finnish universities; engaging in researcher exchanges; and collaborating on research projects.

Founded in 2002, the LUT Kouvola Unit is located on the city center in Kouvola. The Unit employs a staff of some 15 persons.


LUT University, Kouvola Unit
Kauppalankatu 13
45100 Kouvola, Finland



The Kouvola Unit's main areas of expertise are Industrial Management and Separation Science. The focus areas of research are the following: 

  • Technology and business innovations
  • Railway logistics
  • Food processing technology


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Master's Programme in Innovation and Logistics

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Master's Programme in Food Processing Technology

Master’s Programme in Food Processing Technology

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