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LUT University is a public science university in Finland (Europe), bringing together the fields of business, technology and social sciences.
We are one of the world's top universities according to the most highly regarded rankings globally, Times Higher Education (THE), where LUT is placed among the world’s top 350 universities. Considering that there are about 30 000 universities in the world, it’s an amazing achievement to be in the top one percent.
Our graduates are experts in technological and economic development and sustainability – responsible decision-makers of the future, who are sure to find work.
Our special strengths include scientific quality, collaboration with industry, and education that leads to employment. We are one of the world’s top universities for climate action.
At LUT, everyone finds their place and no one is left alone. Number of different student support services are available for all students to help them to achieve academic success from starting the studies to graduation.
Our campuses are located in safe, compact cities of Lappeenranta and Lahti with a short distance between the campuses.
At LUT, you can choose from total eight bachelor's programmes either in technology or business.
Our degree programmes are internationally accredited and they are developed in close collaboration with industry ensuring your studies are relevant to the changing needs of your profession.
In our bachelor’s programmes, you will acquire a broad foundation of knowledge and diverse range of skills that will prepare you for solving challenges of the future. The duration of each bachelor's programme is three years, amounting to 180 ECTS credits and leading to a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree in the field in question.
In our bachelor's programmes in technology, you will study efficient production and use of energy and electricity and sustainable hybrid technology solutions in modern industry. You will also learn how to renew and develop contemporary industrial organisations sustainably and what kind of tools do digitalisation and programming skills give you to solve great societal challenges.
You can choose from the programmes in computational engineering,energy technology, electrical engineering, environmental technology, industrial engineering and management, mechanical engineering, software engineering. We also offer a programme which covers interdisciplinary topics from essential fields of engineering enabling you to become an expert in multidisciplinary fields of engineering.
Four out of seven technology bachelor's programmes – Electrical Engineering, Energy Technology, Mechanical Engineering, and Software and Systems Engineering – are double degree programmes. In this programmes, you will obtain two degrees from LUT and LUT's partner university in China, Hebei University of Technology. Note, that you will complete entire degree in Finland.
In this programme, you will learn to understand the principles of sustainable development. You will be able to help companies and other organisations to operate profitably and sustainably.
Continue your studies in the master's programme
After completing a bachelor's degree at LUT, you are entitled to continue your studies in the master's programme at LUT in the chosen field of specialisation either directly or through separate application process.
Apply to our bachelor's programmes in English
Apply to our bachelor's programmes through rolling admission during 1 November 2023–15 May 2024.
For applying, you need to submit an electronic application along with the required documents in Studyinfo.
Required documents in rolling admission are upper secondary degree + language test or SAT/ACT. No entrance exams.
Studies start at the end of August 2024.
If you have any questions regarding application process, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Continue to master's programmes at LUT
After having completed a bachelor's degree at LUT, you can continue your studies in the master's programmes at LUT in your chosen field of specialisation.
You can continue in master's programmes either directly or through separate application process.
Tuition fees, early bird discounts and scholarships
Tuition fees for students outside EU/EEA countries in bachelor's programmes in English are the following:
- double degree bachelor's programmes (Energy Technology, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Software and Systems Engineering) EUR 9 000/academic year
- regular bachelor's programmes (Technology and Engineering Science; Industrial Engineering and Management, Computational Engineering, Sustainable International Business) EUR 9 500 /academic year
Early bird discount for the first year and scholarships for the second and third years are available in the Bachelor's Programmes inTechnology and Engineering Science, Industrial Engineering and Management, Computational Engineering and Sustainable International Business.
In the double degree programmes, scholarships are available for all three years.
Finland as a study destination
Finland is a booming country that is consistently ranked among the top ten in the world in terms of the standard of living, economic stability, and education.
Finland is a country of innovation and technology and has continuously topped related global indices. Finnish companies highly value innovation designed to solve problems in a pragmatic and surprising way.
Finland is a small country on the global scale. Finland's population, 5 million, makes up barely 0.07 per cent of the world's population and its land area as much of the world's total area. However, even a small country can leap to the top of the world, and this is what Finland has done: in international comparisons, Finland is often among the top nations. Finland is:
- the happiest country;
- the top country in education according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD);
- the most advanced country in the EU in utilisation of digitalisation;
- the second largest in the EU in the share of renewable energy in the country's total energy consumption;
- the fourth most gender equal country;
- the third most innovative country.
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How much does it cost to live in Finland?
Finland is known for its high standard of living, which means the local price level is not the lowest in the world. However, the cost of living in Finland is about the same as in other EU countries. Expenses vary depending on the accommodation you choose and your personal spending habits.
In Lappeenranta and Lahti, living expenses including accommodation in a student apartment may amount to roughly EUR 700/month.
As a degree student in Finland, you will be issued a student card that entitles you to student discounts on meals and other services (e.g. transport, museums, cultural events and recreational activities).
Why choose LUT University?
- Over 92% of our international students are satisfied with their student experience.
- Our modern campuses Lappeenranta and Lahti are close to nature.
- We are listed among the world's top 350 universities in the most highly regarded global ranking, Times Higher Education (THE).
- We are one of the world's top universities for climate action.
- We offer high-quality education through internationally accredited programmes.
- Our international community of over 90 nationalities welcomes you.
- The campuses offer a compact combination of all of the services students need. In both cities, most student apartments are located within walking distance from the university, and there are plenty of excellent sports and recreation venues.
Our green and modern campuses are located in the cities of Lappeenrantaand Lahti, Finland, They offer a compact combination of all of the services students need. In both cities, most student apartments are located within walking distance from the university, and there are plenty of excellent sports and recreation venues.
Our international community consists of total 6 500 members of more than 90 different nationalities.