Lappeenranta University of Technology
Clean energy and water, circular economy and sustainable business are the key questions of humankind to which LUT seeks solutions through technology and business. We have served as a forerunner combining technology and business ever since our inception in 1969. Our international community is comprised of 6,500 students and experts engaged in scientific research and academic education.

Top 3 reasons to study here

  • Our international community is composed of approximately 6,000 students and experts engaged in scientific research and academic education.
  • We aim to be a forerunner in education by securing international quality labels for our degree programmes as a sign of excellence in the teaching.
  • LUT has a tradition of strong links with the business community.

About

History

Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) is a pioneering science university in Finland, bringing together the fields of science and business since 1969.

Education

LUT has 16 high-profile Masters degree programmes both in technology, MSc (Tech), and business, MSc (Econ. & Bus. Adm.), which are taught in English. The aim of all masters programmes is to provide in-depth understanding of contemporary, relevant topics in business and technology, as well as ability to operate in high-pressure professional situations.

We train the next generation of entrepreneurial problem-solvers who have a sense of responsible curiosity and who are willing and able to transform challenges into opportunities, seizing and shaping the business environment of tomorrow. We use state-of-the-art teaching methods. Our graduates' employment rate tops that of other universities.

Research

LUT's green energy and technological researchpromotes economic and technological development and builds long-lasting well-being for the future. LUT focuses its actions on demanding issues such as the mitigation of climate change and the continuous availability of clean water and energy.

Short Courses

Services

Student services

Services for students

  • Accommodation
  • Free time & social activities
  • Health services
  • Student tutoring
  • Meet a Local Family programme
  • Library
  • Restaurants at the campus

Housing services

The accommodation is arranged by LOAS (Lappeenrannan Opiskelija-asuntosti, Lappeenranta Student Housing Foundation). The housing application will be filled in on-line on LOAS' website.

The student flat is usually a cellular apartment, a flat shared between 2-3 students. Each student has a room of his/her own with a lockable door and a shared kitchen and toilet/washing facilities. Each room is furnished with a bed, a large desk, a desk lamp, a chair, a bookshelf and a wardrobe.

Library services

Lappeenranta Academic Library is a public specialist library serving the Lappeenranta University of Technology and Saimaa University of Applied Sciences, as well as businesses and the general public.

The main library facility is located at the Skinnarila campus in Lappeenranta. In addition, the library has a branch at the Linnala campus of the Saimaa University of Applied Sciences in Imatra.

Medical services

The Finnish Student Health Service (FSHS) provides general health care, mental health care and dental health care services for undergraduate students of universities and other institutions of higher education.

Student Life

Campus life

The compact campus area located by the beautiful Lake Saimaa offers LUT students all the student services needed. Most student apartments are located within walking distance, and the university premises offer everything from laboratories to library services, restaurants to health care services all this literally under one roof.

LUT's compact campus area, located by the beautiful Lake Saimaa, offers LUT students lots of services. Furthermore Student tutoring programme, Meet a Local Family programme and activities organized by Student Union help you to integrate to your new home town and the university community.

Sports facilities

  • LUT Sports hall
  • Nordic walking
  • Swimming
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Downhill skiing
  • Skating and ice hockey
  • Ice hockey games
  • Lappeenranta sports hall (Lappeenrannan urheilutalo)

Accreditation

  • By international accreditations LUT promotes the quality management and international comparability of the programmes as well as mobility of the graduates. International accreditations are in accordance with the strategy of the University as they support internationalization of the programmes and professionalisation of the programme management.
  • #356 in the QS World University Rankings

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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