Tampere University of Technology (TUT) conducts scientific research in technology and architecture and provides higher education within these fields. TUT is the largest university of technology in Finland with a lively campus of about 10,000 students. TUT is a significant national and international pioneer in the development of technology and a sought-after cooperation partner among the scientific community and business life. In its own fields, TUT is Finland’s most attractive research and study environment. Internationality is inherently linked to all activities.

Top 3 reasons to study here

  • Tampere University of Technology is at the leading edge of technological development.
  • The University produces skilful graduates to serve the needs of society.
  • Tampere University of Technology courageously explores new avenues of research and education in the fields of engineering.



TUT was established in 1965 and has operated in the form of a foundation since 2010.


Tampere University of Technology (TUT) offers international students a wide variety of study possibilities in the field of technology and architecture:

  • Bachelor’s studies in English
  • Master's studies in English
  • Doctoral studies (PhD)
  • Exchange studies


Technology is the key to addressing global challenges. TUT generates research-based knowledge and competence for the benefit of society.

Our research combines natural sciences, the fields of engineering, and business economics. Our distinctive strengths lie in the interaction between fundamental and applied research, expanding international networks, and research projects that cut across conventional disciplinary boundaries.

We pursue competitive, high-quality research that paves the way for new technologies and operating models. We produce professionals who have the expertise to generate and transfer new knowledge to industry and society.


Tampere University of Technology (TUT) is an active scientific community of 2,000 employees and more than 10,000 students. The University enjoys a reputation as a sough-after collaboration partner in industry and academia and maintains close ties with some 200 universities around the world. Internationalization is an integral part of all our activities.


Student services

TUT offers a comfortable study environment and a number of free-of-charge services that support studies and make everyday life easier for students. The compact campus includes excellent facilities for independent study and group work. There are, for example, a well-equipped library, several workstations and computer labs, various group and study rooms, hobby club premises and inviting cafés and restaurants on campus.

New students can also participate in degree programme-specific small group tutoring from the orientation week onwards. The purpose of the tutoring system is to introduce students to the field of study, the faculty and, above all, to their fellow students, TUT and Tampere.

Housing services

Please, book your accommodation directly from the hotel of your choice. All hotels are located in city centre within a walking distance from each other.

Limited number of rooms are reserved for conference participants in the following hotels in the city centre.

Library services

The TUT Library offers library and advisory services, as well as training on information retrieval and the use of information materials.

The library stocks a wide range of digital resources, including electronic journals, books and databases.

The print collection comprise large volumes, mainly in the fields of science and technology.

Borrowing is free of charge.

Student Life

Campus life

TUT is located in Tampere, the Nordic countries’ largest inland city, some 170 km north of the capital Helsinki. TUT’s campus in the suburb of Hervanta is a community of 10,500 undergraduate and postgraduate students and close to 2,000 employees. Internationality is an inherent part of all the University’s activities. Around 1,500 foreign nationals from more than 60 countries work or pursue studies at TUT.

Sports facilities

Unipoli Sport offers access to diverse sports facilities, such as gyms, group exercise studios and indoor and outdoor courts. The universities maintain extensive and modern facilities for sport and exercise. For example, a new extension to the sports hall Tamppi Areena on the TUT campus opened its doors last autumn. TAMK’s facilities will undergo a major renovation in 2015.

Student clubs

Student Union of Tampere University of Technology (TTYY) is the interest group of each technical student in Tampere and every student in TUT is a member.

The mission of TTYY is to act as a link between technical students and contribute to their educational and social goals. In practice TTYY carries out this mission by representing students in the administration of the University and having an influence on decision making locally.

Students are welcome to contact us whenever they feel that they are not treated fairly or equally in the University or by the local decision makers.


Tampere University of Technology is accredited by the Ministry of Education and Culture in Finland.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Other Degrees

Need more information? Visit University Website