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Created 10.8.2023
Updated 10.8.2023

At LUT, you can study for a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree or a doctorate. If you are still thinking about which programme to choose, you can also come to study for a shorter period.

In LUT’s winter and summer schools, students from all over the world have a chance to become familiar with our courses and stay in Finland for two to eight weeks. In addition, we welcome more than 200 exchange students every year at LUT, and you can choose whether to come for the full academic year or for one semester.


Bachelor's studies

At LUT University, you can choose from a total of eight business or technology bachelor’s programmes in English: four double degree and four regular degree programmes:

Business programme:

  • Sustainable International Business

Technology programmes:

  • Electrical Engineering (double degree programme)
  • Energy Technology (double degree programme)
  • Mechanical Engineering (double degree programme)
  • Software and Systems Engineering (double degree programme)
  • Technology and Engineering Science
  • Computational Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering and Management

Double degree programmes are arranged in cooperation with Hebei University of Technology, China. However, the entire degree is completed in Finland. Students accepted into double degree programmes will receive two degree certificates after they have fulfilled the degree requirements of both universities.

The duration of each bachelor’s programme is three years, amounting to 180 ECTS credits and leading to the degree of either Bachelor of Science in Technology, B.Sc. (Tech.) or Bachelor of Science in Economics and Business Administration, B.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) in the field in question. Students selected to the bachelor’s programmes can continue their studies at the master’s level and thus complete a Master of Science degree in their field at LUT.

The tuition fee for students from outside the EU/EEA countries is EUR 9 500/year in the Bachelor’s Programmes in Sustainable International Business, Computational Engineering,  Industrial Engineering and Management, and Technology and Engineering Science,and EUR 9 000/year in all double degree programmes. You can apply to bachelor’s programmes at

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Master's studies

At the master’s level, we offer programmes in the fields of technology business and social science.  Each programme is 120 ECTS credits and after completing the programme, you will earn a Master’s degree in either technology, M.Sc. (Tech.), business administration, M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) or Social Sciences, M.Soc.Sc. In each programme, you will graduate within two academic years with a unique skill set that meets the demands of industry and business.

The tuition fee for students from outside the EU/EEA countries is EUR 10 000/year in each programme. You can apply to master’s programmes at

You can choose a master’s programme from the following disciplines:

Business administration

  • Business administration


  • Chemical engineering
  • Computational engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Energy technology
  • Environmental technology
  • Industrial engineering and management
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Software engineering

Social Sciences

  • Social sciences
  • Communication sciences

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International student reading in Street Cafe at LUT University campus

Doctoral studies

Our doctoral studies cover all of LUT’s fields of science. The duration of doctoral studies is four years, including 40 ECTS credits and a dissertation. After completing the programme, you will become a Doctor of Science (Technology), Doctor of Science (Economics and Business Administration), Doctor of Philosophy or Doctor of Social Sciences. Doc

From this blog, you can find more information on possibilities to continue your studies at LUT as a doctoral student. However, you don’t have to be an LUT student to be able to apply to doctoral studies. You can also first apply for open positions at LUT (junior researcher, project researcher) and then apply separately for a doctoral study right to gain a doctoral student status in addition to your status as an employee.

Doctoral programmes at LUT:

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