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Metropolia University of Applied Sciences

Metropolia is the largest University of Applied Sciences in Finland, Helsinki with the largest offering in the fields of Health Care and Social Services, and Technology. We are a community of 16,500 students and 930 staff members, with 1400 foreign degree students of over 100 nationalities.

Every one of us can make a difference – Metropolia's role as a University of Applied Sciences is to enable our students to do just that. Besides skills and knowledge, we provide chances to put those and any innovative ideas to the test in real life. As we’re closely connected to working life in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area, our students are surrounded by a wide variety of innovation projects as well as traineeship and employment opportunities. We encourage multidisciplinary thinking and continuous learning – which is why we support unique study paths. We want to take responsibility for our students’ well-being by providing optimal conditions for studying as well as student services.

We are located in the capital area in Helsinki with excellent career prospects and working opportunities both during studies and after graduation. The dynamic and modern capital area offers a huge variety of recreational activities, shopping malls, restaurants and cafes, green nature and parks, as well as excellent public transportation connections. All our modern four campuses are within easy reach by public transport.

Metropolia in Numbers:

  • 16,500 degree students​
  • 930 staff members​
  • 11 of the 69 degree programmes are taught in English​
  • 1400 foreign degree students, over 100 nationalities​
  • 480 partner institutions around the world​
  • In addition several international projects with a strong industry collaboration


Programs

Bachelor's degree
Business
Business Administration Delivery method Length Location
European Business Administration, Bachelor of Business Administration On campus Helsinki
Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Electronics, Bachelor of Engineering On campus 4 years Helsinki
Health Sciences
Allied Health
Physiotherapy Top-Up Degree, Bachelor of Social Services and Health Care On campus Helsinki
Social Services, Bachelor of Social Services On campus Helsinki
Nursing Studies
Nursing Top-Up Degree, Bachelor of Health Care On campus Helsinki
Nursing, Bachelor of Health Care On campus Helsinki
Technology
Information Technology
Information Technology, Bachelor of Engineering On campus 4 years Helsinki
Transportation & Logistics
Logistics
International Business and Logistics, Bachelor of Business Administration On campus Helsinki
Master's degree
Business
Business Administration
Business Informatics, Master of Business Administration On campus 2 years Helsinki
Health Business Management, Master of Business Administration On campus 2 years Helsinki
Business Analytics
Business Informatics, Master of Engineering On campus Helsinki
Design
Service Design
Creativity and Arts in Social and Health Fields (CRASH), Master of Social Services and/or Health Care On campus Helsinki
Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Industrial Management, Master of Engineering On campus 1 year Helsinki
Health Sciences
Allied Health
Health Care Diagnostics, Master of Health Care and/or Social Services Blended learning 2 years Helsinki
Health Administration
Health Business Management, Master of Engineering On campus Helsinki
Health Business Management, Master of Social Services and/or Health Care On campus 2 years Helsinki
Master’s Degree Programe in Osteopathy, Master of Health Care Blended learning 2 years Helsinki
Humanities
Cultural Studies
Creativity and Arts in Social and Health Fields (CRASH), Master of Culture and Arts On campus Helsinki
Technology
Information Technology
Information Technology, Master of Engineering On campus Helsinki
Transportation & Logistics
Logistics
Procurement, Master of Business Administration Blended learning 2 years Helsinki

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Scholarships & funding

The Metropolia scholarship is awarded based on a national Finnish language level test (National Certificates of Language Proficiency, YKI). The YKI system consists of basic, intermediate and advanced levels. Each level entitles you to a scholarship of 3000 euros. This means that you can receive the scholarship max. three times during your studies totalling to 9000 euros. The scholarship can be granted once per academic year. The grant scheme applies to both Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes.

Early Bird Discount for Students Starting Studies in August 2022

An Early Bird discount of € 1,500 from the tuition fee for the first semester is granted if the applicant accepts Metropolia's degree-leading education starting in autumn 2022 or later, and registers as a present student within 7 days of the announcement of the student selection by 15:00 (Finnish time).

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Why study at Metropolia University of Applied Sciences

Some of the best learning occurs through our innovation projects, placements and our blended education. As our student, you get to be part of our top-notch research, development and innovation (RDI) projects and work closely with our industry partners. Number of large-scale companies are using our knowledge and expertise when developing and testing a variety of industrial embedded solutions. You get to study in outstanding, modern learning environments by using the latest technologies, such as augmented reality. Our students also learn to perform responsibility, work with community spirit, solve challenges and thrive in international networks.

  • Metropolia has obtained an official quality label issued by FINEEC (The Finnish Education Evaluation Centre), and was currently ranked by U-Multirank 2020 amongst the TOP 25 performing universities globally under the category “Co-publications with industrial partners”.
  • Metropolia is the most popular university of applied sciences in Finland in terms of applicants (2020).
  • We have the largest English degree programme offering in the fields of Business, Culture, Health Care and Social Services and Technology.
  • Our modern learning facilities and four campuses are located in the capital area in Helsinki with excellent career prospects and working opportunities both during studies and after graduation. All our four campuses are easily reachable with a good public transport connections between campuses, capital city Helsinki and airport.​
  • Metropolia’s scholarship system supports the ones motivated in learning Finnish language.
  • Top-notch RDI projects &  strong industry collaboration

Awards & Accreditations

obtained an official quality label

FINEEC (The Finnish Education Evaluation Centre)

amongst the TOP 25 performing universities globally under the category “Co-publications with industrial partners”

U-Multirank (2020)

Campuses

We at Metropolia want to offer our students and staff a safe and pleasant environment to study and work in. We have concentrated our operations in four campuses in the capital region of Helsinki. Metropolia’s four campuses create an open and attractive learning environment and network.All our modern four campuses are within easy reach by public transport.

Arabia Campus:

Metropolia’s Arabia Culture Campus is a vibrant urban arena for creating ideas and stories. The campus attracts creative minds from diverse cultural fields - from film and TV production to musical studies- continuing the district’s long tradition of arts and design while boldly moving ahead in new directions.

Karamalmi Campus:

Karamalmi campus is Metropolia’s Developer Campus for Smart Solutions. In the campus our engineering students create solutions for tomorrow with the help of smart technologies and process leadership.

Myllypuro Campus:

Metropolia's brand-new Myllypuro Campus in Helsinki is open to life and new encounters. The campus brings together people-focused expertise where well-being, built environment and healthy future are developed together.The new campus is built partly on top of the metro for 6000 students and 500 employees. The Campus for Builders of Well-being is the largest of Metropolia's four campuses.

Myyrmaki Campus:

Metropolia’s Myyrmäki campus in Vantaa is where Industrial Technology meets International Business. The campus is a multicultural hub where people work in close collaboration with companies, at the forefront of sustainable development.

Accommodation

Many Metropolia students live in HOAS’s (Foundation for Student Housing in the Helsinki Region) apartments. A full time degree student in the capital area can apply for a room in a shared apartment, a studio apartment, a two-room apartment, a roomie apartment or a family apartment after being admitted to a school.

The affordable rent includes water and in some apartments electricity, too. In addition, there is a free internet connection and usually a common sauna and laundry room as well.

HOAS apartments are situated near campuses or within good public transportation connections in Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa and Kauniainen.

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Metropolia University of Applied Sciences

Myllypurontie 1
00079 Metropolia Helsinki
Finland

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www.metropolia.fi

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