Get a LUT University student team to develop a software project with you!

Our software development project course at LUT University (Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology) is looking for companies interested in providing projects for the student teams to develop. 

Would you be interested in getting a team of 8-9 LUT software development Master students to develop a software project with you during spring 2023? Each student team will work with their customer company developing a small project defined by the company (8-9 students, 10 h / week / student, 3 months) using the Scrum process. The company provides a Product Owner for the team.

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Important deadlines and how to apply

The deadline for project proposals is Dec 15th, 2022. Please fill the Online Application application form.

For questions regarding the application process please contact:

Course learning goals

  • Student get to apply all software engineering skills they have learned so far and learn many new.
  • Real experience from an industrial software project for a real company using Scrum.
  • Build contacts to companies.
  • An understanding of the common technical and non-technical challenges related to software development projects.
  • Collaboration in a team.
  • Learn new technologies.

Contact us

For further information concerning the programme, and application process please contact the responsible teacher below. See also campus arrival instructions.


Course set-up

Student teams

  • 8-9 Master students
  • 1 of them Scrum Master
  • 10 hours per week/student
  • 3 months
  • ~ 10 teams in total


  • A few lectures
  • 3 feedback sessions
  • Experience exchange sessions

Course Sponsor

  • Quality Award
  • Experts giving feedback
  • Project Celebration Event


  • Topic
  • Product Owner
  • Technical Specialist


  • Industrial coaches or earlier students
  • Observes, answers questions
  • Coaches in project and Scrum related issues
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For the companies

This is a possibility for you to market your company to the students, get a small project done, and get to know our students, while offering a valuable learning experience of a real software development project to our students. The course starts in Jan 2023 and will run until late April. 

The company provides a Product Owner who works closely with the team. Otherwise, the participation is free of charge.

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Agile Coaches needed

Would you like to coach a student team?

  • How to apply Scrum practices
  • Observes, answers questions
  • Gives tips to solve project, process and people related challenges
  • Your availability especially in the project starting phase critical

Online coaching possible as we expect many teams to work online. Compensation paid by LUT.

If you are interested or have any questions, do not hesitate to contact the course teacher!