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University description (as per official university website)

The University of Tampere

Varantola

Holli

Lahti
The University of Tampere embraces many fields of science and its research profile is extensive and multidisciplinary. There are six faculties and nine independent institutes. The University of Tampere is the biggest provider of higher education in Finland for social sciences and the accompanying administrative sciences.

Some 15,200 students are currently pursuing degrees at the University of Tampere. Every year approximately one thousand master's degrees and one hundred doctoral degrees are produced. The personnel number about 2,100.

The Chancellor of the University is Ms Krista Varantola, the Rector is Ms Kaija Holli and the Administrative Director is Mr Timo Lahti.

Tampere, the home city of the University is the third biggest city in Finland. There are also activities in smaller towns of Hämeenlinna, Pori, Seinäjoki, Valkeakoski and Virrat. Approximately one million people live in the area over which the influence of the University extends.

What makes the University of Tampere different?

The origins of the University in its forerunner, the Civic College, have endowed it with a singularly clear and extensive mission to serve society. The University of Tampere is Finland 's biggest provider of higher education in the field of social sciences and the accompanying administrative sciences.

In its teaching and research the University takes a critical approach to phenomena in society. Its experts engage in the societal debate both through their publications and through the mass media; their opinions are sought after and their words carry weight in discussion and decision-making.

The University offers a wide range of research and expert services to both private companies and public bodies.

High quality research that really makes a difference

The research accomplished at the University of Tampere is scientifically of high quality. It is also nationally and internationally influential and interesting. A characteristic feature of the research is that the phenomena of society, health and well-being are approached from the perspective of numerous research areas.

The strengths of the University of Tampere are

research on information, information technology and knowledge
research on cities, the environment and the regions
research on journalism and media
research on change of society
research on the individual and the health of the population
A popular place to study

Every year around ten thousand people apply to study at the University of Tampere; only approximately one in ten secures a place to study. Freedom of choice in minor subjects is one of the University's strengths and serves to increase its popularity among applicants.

The awards received by the University for the education it provides, the feedback from those employing its graduates, the placements of its graduates in working life and their satisfaction with their degree programmes prove that the University has indeed accomplished its educational mission.

Continuing education is an integral part of the University's core operations and is strategically significant for the interaction of research, teaching in degree studies and the surrounding society. There is also the option to take university studies through the open university and as a supernumerary student. Thus the University offers people the opportunity for lifelong learning.

Co-operation on local and international level

The University of Tampere is influential locally, nationally and internationally. The University collaborates with the City of Tampere, Tampere Region and other higher education institutes in the area, likewise with companies and public sector organisations.

Together with the University of Jyväskylä and Tampere University of Technology, the University of Tampere forms a University Alliance, a co-operation consortium which strengthens the member universities' reciprocal cooperation and clarifies the division of labour in research, education, support services and administration. In terms of the numbers of those applying for admission and of those studying towards higher university degrees the Alliance is the most attractive and extensive university entity in Finland.

The University of Tampere is renowned for its high-quality teaching. The University is also keen to develop into an international research university with extensive co-operation networks in teaching and research throughout Europe and beyond. The main forms of internationalisation are mobility of students, researchers and teachers, likewise the master's programmes offered through the medium of English and associated research established in fields in which the University is especially strong.



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