Internationalisation of the innovation environment is a major challenge for the development of the metropolitan area. International cooperation will be used to improve Laurea’s competence and complement its areas of expertise. This implies participation in international research projects. An international Laurea will enrich its area of operation with international top-level expertise and promote the region’s internationalisation.
Internationality at Laurea consists of international elements in all areas of studies at Laurea, Bachelor and Master degree programmes conducted in English, student and staff mobility and international research and development activities. International theme days, events, projects and visits by experts are part of the day-to-day operation of Laurea.
Laurea has a network of around 250 international cooperation partners around the world. The network includes higher education institutions, companies and other organisations. Cooperation includes incoming and outgoing student mobility, staff mobility, research and development activities, regional development cooperation and development of education. Laurea also acts as an active partner in many international development projects and cooperation networks. Laurea's international partner institutions for mobility can be viewed in the SoleMOVE system.