Metropolia, Finland’s largest university of applied sciences, educates the professionals of tomorrow in the fields of Culture, Business, Health Care and Social Services and Technology. Metropolia offers 15 Degree Programmes in English, 6 Bachelor’s Degree Programmes and 9 Master’s Degree Programmes. Secure your future with us - welcome to join us as a student!

Top 3 reasons to study here

  • The most popular UAS in Finland in terms of applicants.
  • Long history of student-centered and ECTS-qualified teaching in English at Bachelor level.
  • Motivational and international learning environments and innovation projects.



Metropolia offers Degree Programmes in the fields of Business, Culture, Health Care and Social Services, and Technology. We have the most comprehensive education programme selection in Finland. We offer students flexible and versatile education possibilities, also in adult education. Our competent teachers and student counsellors help students plan their own personal study plan.

Multidisciplinarity and versatility are our strengths. As a student at Metropolia you achieve a strong know-how of your field and through cooperation with students from other fields, you learn to work in multiprofessional teams and gain the ability to produce new innovations. Working life appreciates this kind of know-how!


Research, development and innovation are part of the basic mission for us. We focus on development and innovation activities, as well as supporting research, for the benefit of the Helsinki metropolitan area. For our students, our research, development and innovation activities offer an exciting opportunity to apply and further their own competence, and to develop skills necessary in working life and for becoming an entrepreneur. Every one of our degree students participates in an innovation project consisting of at least 10 credit points.

Our strengths are high-quality expertise in different fields, the implementation of ideas into practice and the fine-tuning of solutions so that they meet customer needs.


Practicality, internationality and innovativeness are keywords at Metropolia. In Metropolia you study for work life and after graduation you are in an excellent position in the job market.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (4)
Medicine & Health (4)
Computer Science & IT (3)
Engineering & Technology (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences!


Student services

Student well-being services aim to provide adequate support and means for promoting and managing well-being. Student well-being services are available to students throughout the study period.

Counselling psychologists and well-being advisors offer support in challenges of personal life and studies through individual appointments, education and small group activities.

Our students are insured in case of study-related accidents. Student union members also receive many other advantages.

Housing services

Metropolia does not have housing services to offer. Thus it is the student's responsibility to find an accommodation for the period of their studies. The majority of Metropolia's students are able to secure their accommodation with the Foundation for Student Housing in the Helsinki Region (HOAS). HOAS is an independent organisation which provides housing for students in the capital region.

Library services

Metropolia library consists of several campus libraries with collections that complement each other. In addition to the eight Metropolia libraries, you can use the services of two partner libraries.

Our primary customers include the students and staff of Metropolia. The library is also open to external customers, but we provide a wider variety of free services to our students and staff.

ICT services

Metropolia students and instructors use high quality workstations installed with broad selections of software to boost up study and work productivity. Google’s and Microsoft’s new cloud services support time and place independent instruction and studying. The services are available to Metropolia students and staff. The Google service offers all students unlimited storage space.

Medical services

Student health care is provided by municipalities. Public health nurses on various Metropolia campuses provide individual health meetings, health inspections and brief health counselling. Other health care services are provided by public health care centres and private health clinics.

Student Life

Campus life

At the moment we have 16 campuses in Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa. By the end of the year 2019 we´ll be located in four campuses in the metropolitan area.

Sports facilities

Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences and the Student Union METKA offer plenty of possibilities for sports and leisure activities during your studies.

Metropolia’s sports day, MetroSport, is held in September. During the day you can try out more than 30 different sports, get to know METKA’s sports selection and enjoy the performances and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere.

Student clubs

METKA is the student union of Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences. It functions as a bridge between the students and Metropolia.

Every degree student can join the student union. Once you have become a member of METKA, you get a Samok or a Lyyra student card, which provides you with a variety of discounts and benefits.


Metropolia was awarded 2011 FINEEC Audited -Quality Assurance Certificate by the Finnish Education Evaluation Centre. Metropolia complies with the requirements of the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS), which facilitates the measurement and transfer of learning experiences between institutions.

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.

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