Internationalisation at the core of LUT University
LUT University is a member of the EULiST (European Universities Linking Society and Technology) alliance. The EULiST alliance was established to support long-term collaboration in the areas of education, research, innovation and service to society. EULiST is one of the fifty universities involved in the European Universities Initiative.
Maintaining a balance between the environment and humans is a challenging task, which offers immeasurable possibilities for research on new solutions that will lead to a better future. Clean energy, water and air are life-giving resources for which we at LUT University seek new solutions with our expertise in technology and business. We help society and businesses in their sustainable renewal.
Universities traditionally focus on research and education. This is also the case at LUT. The university's world-class research provides students with the latest information in their field and guarantees current knowledge when they enter the world of work. LUT graduates are equipped with capabilities to enhance their knowledge base in an ever-changing professional environment.
Seven high-quality Bachelor’s programmes in English
The new Bachelor's Programme in Sustainable International Business will gives a wide range of skills and capabilities to examine sustainability topics in the context of international business, marketing and supply management. Companies need change-makers who want to solve today’s wicked problems while making a profit – sustainably.
The Bachelor’s programmes are arranged on LUT’s campus either in Lappeenranta or Lahti. In addition, four of the programmes – Electrical Engineering, Energy Technology, Mechanical Engineering, and Software and Systems Engineering – are carried out in cooperation with LUT’s partner university in China, Hebei University of Technology (double degree programmes).
LUT started teaching social sciences
UT University started degree programmes in social and communication sciences in autumn 2023. Master programmes in English will start in autumn 2024.
LUT’s social sciences education analyses the activity of society and people in relation to global sustainability problems and creates related solutions through collaboration between social sciences, technology and business.
Electric Transportation Systems – a new Master’s programme
LUT University has established Finland's first electric transportation professorship in Lahti. Its aim is to harness the most recent research data for corporate use.
"A significant reform in electrical engineering and electric transportation systems is only starting. The university's mission is to ensure that Finland has enough research and education based expertise in electric transportation systems," says Dean Olli Pyrhönen of LUT University
LUT University and EV fast charging solutions provider Kempower have opened an electric mobility research center on LUT’s Lahti campus in Finland.
The world's second best business school in research quality
LUT Business School held its high position in the THE rankings in the field of business and economics. LUT Business School ranked outstandingly 126–150th out of 909 business schools.
Additionally, LUT Business School is the world's second best business school in research quality: in this year’s list, LBS got an extremely high score of 97.9, 100 being the maximum score. LUT Business School is also Finland's second best business school overall.
"It's exciting to see that our research at LUT Business School is not only making an impact but also being frequently cited by scholars around the world. This success in research quality is a clear sign that our hard work is paying off, and it shows we're truly contributing to the global discussion in our field," says Sami Saarenketo, dean of LUT Business School.
International Associations and Networks
LUT Business School
The LUT Business School educates problem-solvers of the future and produces solutions that promote sustainable business. Its education and research focus on sustainable business renewal. The school supports companies and the public sector by means of scientific research that produces knowledge and solutions also for the development of companies and societal decision-making.
LUT School of Energy Systems
The LUT School of Energy Systems' areas of expertise are energy engineering, electrical engineering, sustainability science and mechanical engineering. The school's experts conceptualise, develop and realise the future. Modern power systems are a combination of resolute and creative product development, versatile design and simulation, as well as techno-economically efficient production.
LUT School of Engineering Science
The LUT School of Engineering Science is a solution-focused partner that serves business and industry. The school has high-level international expertise in the fields of separation, purification and process technology, green chemistry, machine vision and pattern recognition, industrial mathematics, different branches of physics, software engineering and industrial engineering and management.
LUT is a member of several international associations and networks on different themes in education and research. LUT also has an office in Brussels. The aim of the office is to enable LUT to operate as a member of different associations, improve LUT's already existing networks and find new ones, increase LUT's international visibility, influence future framework programmes, and increase LUT's external funding.
LUT University is a partner of the EULiST (European Universities Linking Society and Technology) alliance. The EULiST alliance was established to support long-term collaboration in the areas of education, research, innovation and service to society.
Networking increases impact
LUT has a strong and wide-ranging partner network throughout the world. Our partners complement our key areas of expertise, adding value through joint research and education projects and creating world-class opportunities for student and staff mobility.
Internationalisation is incorporated in all our education and research.