Welcome to Laurea! We are a student-centered, international university of applied Sciences in six campuses in Helsinki region. We focus on service business, expertise in nursing as well as security, safety and social responsibility. We have a strong regional development role with the promise "together we are stronger". Our pedagogical model Learning by Developing is based on authentic encounters with the world of work.
The exchange students in Laurea study in six different Bachelor and two Master degree programmes in English.
Teacher and Staff Exchange
International mobility consists of about 550 exchanges between Laurea and its 240 partners worldwide.
International short programmes
Laurea offers a possibility for students to participate in short programmes which are organized each year. Register to our Design Sprint Winter School 13.-24.1.2020!
We have six different Bachelor's Programmes and three Master's programmes. Find out which one of them suits you best and apply!
Studying at Laurea
Laurea University of Applied Sciences has a unique method of learning. It is called Learning by Developing (LbD). Find out more about studying at Laurea in Finland!
Do you want to develop your business with students?
Our students complete a variety of theses and projects in cooperation with companies.
Are you looking for an intern or employee? Do you have a thesis topic to offer?
We can help you find a skilled and motivated Finnish- or English-speaking student for an intern or employee position. Advertise placement positions or open jobs!
Our service promise "together we are stronger" is a promise of good learning for our students, and for our cooperative partners a promise of a good partnership and developing together.
I wish I could go back — My life as an exchange student
Youri Goudkuil, an exchange student from the Netherlands participated in project-based studies at Laurea.
Read more about Youri's experience as an exchange student