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​Laurea in a nutshell

  • Laurea UAS operates in six campuses in the Greater Helsinki Metropolitan Area (Hyvinkää, Tikkurila, Lohja, Leppävaara, Otaniemi, Porvoo)

  • Number of students: 7800

  • Number of personnel: 500

  • Laurea hosts about 650 international degree students and 400 exchange students each year

  • Employment rate of graduates in 2014, 94,58%

  • 1500 Bachelor degrees yearly

  • 180 Master degrees yearly

  • Laurea’s students graduate from 18 different Bachelor degree programmes, of which 8 are in English (6 Bachelor and 2 Master degree programmes).

  • Laurea educates professionals for following fields: service business management, social and health care and restaurant entrepreneurship.

  • Laurea is the only university of applied science in Finland offering programmes in safety, security and risk management, correctional services and beauty and cosmetics.

  • Laurea was in spring 2016 the third most popular university in Finland.  Approximately 4,5 applicants per one starting place favoured Laurea as the most wanted university.

  • Our turnover in 2016 was 52 m€
  • Total volume of our research and development activities in 2015 was 9,5 m€






Laurea Forerunner Magazine: “Collaboration drives results”<img alt="" src="/en/update/Laureaimages/News%20pictures/Forerunner%20magazine%20cover%20Laurea.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Laurea Forerunner Magazine: “Collaboration drives results”