Lapland University of Applied Sciences is the northernmost University of Applied Sciences in Finland. It was formed when Kemi-Tornio and Rovaniemi Universities of Applied Sciences merged on 1 January 2014. The institution offers a modern and international learning environment with good students services in all of its educational units, which are located in towns of Rovaniemi, Kemi and Tornio.

The University of Applied Sciences has four fields of expertise:

  • Social Services, Health and Sports, with administrative headquarters in Rovaniemi
  • Business and culture, with administrative headquarters in Tornio
  • Travel and tourism, with administrative headquarters in Rovaniemi
  • Industry and natural resources, with administrative headquarters in Kemi

Each field of expertise includes several educational and research areas with which we carry out our mission to provide vocational oriented university education and to conduct research, development and innovation work that especially serves Lapland.

Lapland University of Applied Sciences is maintained by Lapland University of Applied Sciences Ltd.

Programs taught in:
English

This school also offers:

BBA

Lapland University of Applied Sciences

The BIT Degree Programme gives students theoretical and practical skills required for working in the field of information and communication technology (ICT). The objectiv ... [+]

BBA in Business Information Technology

The BIT Degree Programme gives students theoretical and practical skills required for working in the field of information and communication technology (ICT). The objective of this programme is to educate specialists in cloud computing, Web and mobile services and applications.

Our graduates are able to design, develop and test software systems, Web, and mobile applications. Additionally, students understand the business idea of cloud computing and software service delivery models. Education in English is important since the degree of internationalization in the ICT area is enormous. BIT provides a great opportunity to study in an international environment thus supporting learning different cultures and acquiring multicultural team working experience.... [-]

Finland Tornio
August 2019
Full-time
42 months
Campus
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Lapland University of Applied Sciences

In the Degree Programme in International Business (IB) you will study in an international group to become a business expert who can work innovatively both globally and lo ... [+]

BBA in International Business

In the Degree Programme in International Business (IB) you will study in an international group to become a business expert who can work innovatively both globally and locally and has an entrepreneur-like approach to the business development. You will learn the basic skills relevant to the work in business such as marketing, financial management, corporate law, business communication and project planning. You will gain a more concrete approach to the topics studied in projects implemented together with local companies and organizations.

During your studies, you will learn to recognize the challenges of especially the small companies operating in the northern regions and to find new approaches to business development. You will learn about the possibilities of establishing a business of your own. You can improve your international skills by studying or doing your practical training abroad.... [-]

Finland Rovaniemi
August 2019
Full-time
42 months
Campus
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Bachelor

Lapland University of Applied Sciences

The Degree Programme in Tourism focuses on giving the students skills and knowledge required in the international tourism industry. The main emphasis and specialization a ... [+]

Bachelor of Hospitality Management in Tourism

The Degree Programme in Tourism focuses on giving the students skills and knowledge required in the international tourism industry. The main emphasis and specialization area in the programme is Tourism Management and Experience Design.

We work in close connection with the local tourism business but give you an option to have your training period or study exchange abroad, too. Multicultural issues, languages and field-related core areas such as service design and other business-related subjects are also emphasized in this international programme.

Communication skills and sustainability, entrepreneurship, foresight and safety issues have also an important role because they have been defined in the strategy of MTI (Multidimensional Tourism Institute).... [-]

Finland Rovaniemi
August 2019
English
Full-time
42 months
Campus
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Lapland UAS