Lahti University of Applied Sciences

Lahti, Finland
Lahti University of Applied Sciences is an international multidisciplinary higher education institution located in the city of Lahti, around 100 kilometers away from the capital city of Helsinki. Our fields of study include culture, business, social and health care, technology, and tourism.

About

History

Lahti University of Applied Sciences was established in 1992 and quality work has been of importance from the very beginning. Nowadays it forms a vital part of all our operations - careful quality assurance supports the development of our education and operations and enhances our competitiveness in Finland and abroad.

Education

Lahti University of Applied Sciences (Lahti UAS) is an active player in the field of global education services. The educational expertise is based on worldwide known Finnish pedagogical system, as all lecturers have proficiency and latest knowledge both in their focus areas as well as in pedagogy. Internationalization is an important part of daily activities, and our experts are used to work in multicultural environments.

Research

The RDI activities of Lahti UAS are part of the national and regional research and innovation system, which operates in the context of international networks,an ncreasingly globalised competitive environment and active collaboration with partners and businesses. The activities follow a practice-based, development focused and applied approach leading to concrete results. RDI activities facilitate skills and knowledge transfer and emphasise an international dimension and value networks.

Career

The aim of the Career Services is to support students through their studies and equip them with the skills needed in the real working life. The Career Services support the development of your working life skills and generally improve your employability.

Master's Programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Business & Management (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Medicine & Health (1)

Services

Student services

Providing support and guidance to you during your studies is one of our most important tasks. We want you to learn, achieve and develop your skills whilst you also enjoy studying with us.

The aim of the guidance is to help you achieve your targets with regards to your agreed study plan.

Housing services

Lahti University of Applied Sciences (Lahti UAS) cooperates with the local housing organisations and have reserved rooms for all incoming exchange students in two places; Oppilastalo and Hoitajankatu.

Library services

We are a regional open to all information and library services network with both academic and vocational expertise. Our services are especially targeted to Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Salpaus Further Education and Lahti University Campus.

Student Life

Campus life

Lahti University of Applied Sciences (Lahti UAS) is currently building a brand new campus. The new NiemiCampus is being developed in the Niemi district of the city of Lahti, where a unique factory building is being transformed into a modern learning environment. Lahti UAS is aiming to centralise all its learning and research functions into the NiemiCampus by 2018.

Sports facilities

We offer large variety of sport and fitness facilities with gym, over 40 hours of group exercise classes and 10 hours of ball games.  

Student clubs

LAMKO is the student union of Lahti University of Applied Sciences.Every student of Lahti UAS, including the exchange students, can join as a member to LAMKO. As a member you get many discounts and benefits in the Lahti area and also nationwide. For example you can get 45-55 % discount of tickets in trains or long-distance buses. You can also get discount in some shops, cafés, restaurants, hotels etc.