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 Finlandís most attractive research and study environment. Internationality is inherently linked to all activities.
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TUT is located in Tampere, the Nordic countriesí largest inland city, some 170 km north of the capital Helsinki. TUTís 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 Universityís activities. Around 1,500 foreign nationals from more than 60 countries work or pursue studies at TUT.

TUT offers its students an opportunity for a broad, cross-disciplinary education. Competent Masters of Science of Technology and Architecture as well as Doctors of Technology and Philosophy graduated from TUT are in high demand among employers.

The University combines a strong tradition of research in the fields of natural sciences and engineering with research related to industry and business. Technology is the key to addressing global challenges. The Universityís leading-edge fields of research are signal processing, optics and photonics, intelligent machines, biomodelling and the built environment.

A strong societal impact

TUT generates research knowledge and competence for the benefit of society. The University is a sought-after partner for collaborative research and development projects with business and industry and a fertile breeding ground for innovation and new research- and knowledge-based companies.


In 2011 the total funding of TUT Foundation, which operates asTampere University of Technology">Tampere University of Technology, was 148.3 million euros. Close to 50 % of the Universityís funding was external funding, such as revenue from The Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (Tekes), industry, the Academy of Finland and EU projects.

A foundation university

TUT started operating in the form of a foundation in the beginning of 2010. The independence of a foundation university and the proceeds of the 137 million euro foundation capital further promote the development of research and education at TUT.

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (7)
Computer Science & IT (2)
Business & Management (1)

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At the university there are several computer classes each equipped with the latest PCs with various different software. The computer classes can be entered 24/7 with the universitys keycard. Each computer class also has a scanner and a printer. Theres also wireless internet on the whole campus area. Cozy campus area comprises of 7 buildings laid in the horseshoe shape. In the middle you can find a large lawn where students enjoy nice weather in the summer time. The campus also includes a sports hall, band practice space, tatami and beach-volley field to name a few. Students are free to use all the campus facilities for at very reasonable price or for free. Student housing is of high quality and students normally have their own bed room and share kitchen and bathroom facilities with one or two other students. Student housing is situated on a walking distance from the campus. Nearby the university you can also find a swimming hall, an ice rink, several lakes with beaches, a skiing track and even a ski-jumping tower.

Student Life

Tampere University of Technology offers vivid student life. There are more than 100 different clubs at the university. The clubs bring together students of common interest, and they can be divided into hobby clubs, sports clubs and international clubs. All of the guilds and most of the clubs have their own clubroom where the members can be found hanging out together. The student union hosts several different happenings throughout the academic year in which you will get to know the Finnish culture, student life and new people.

The university itself is situated in the suburb of Hervanta just 7 kilometers south from the city center. There are 6 frequent bus lines that take you to the city center and back nearly every 10 minutes. Hervanta was built during the seventies in the middle of a forest, and the nature is still present all around Hervanta. Hervantas green forests and numerous lakes make it sometimes hard to believe that Hervanta is also a technology center, for example Hermia Science Park is located right next to TUT. The nature offers plenty of choices for great free-time activities like hiking, skiing and swimming. You can do all your favourite sports like tennis, badminton, gym, football and ice-hockey. The lively student cultures of Tampere University of Technology and Police College of Finland make most of the cultural scene of Hervanta, but Hervanta has also a library, a cinema and even its own newspaper.


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

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