Metropolia University of Applied Sciences is a jointly-owned by the cities located in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area. As one of Finland’s largest universities of applied sciences, Metropolia offers its students not just comprehensive program choices, but also extensive alumni connections, an innovative learning environment, and pioneering working-life approaches. Prospective students are able to choose between various programs and study Health Care, Social Services, Business and Technology in Finland!
Metropolia has 15 international degree programs in which the language of instruction is English. Over 1300 international degree students, who represent more than 90 different nationalities, study at Metropolia every year. In addition to the international degree students, Metropolia welcomes over 325 exchange students every year from partner institutions of higher education from all over the world.
Top reasons to study at Metropolia
Feel safe at our modern four campuses in the capital area of Finland.
Borderless classrooms add another dimension to your studies - some of the best learning occurs through our innovation projects, placements, and our blended education.
Diversify your studies - e.g. study your preferred field of engineering, learn how to start up your own sustainable business.
Get the financial support you need - our scholarship supports the ones motivated in learning the Finnish language.
Great opportunities to work beside your studies in the metropolitan area.
Be part of our top-notch RDI projects - learning platforms like Urbanfarmlab, XR Center
A welcoming international community - students gain global insight by collaborating on new ideas and innovations.
Metropolia’s strategy 2020 aims at strong renewal. Our strategic intent is to be a bold reformer of expertise and an active builder of the future. Our strategic goals are focus, renewal and growth:
We focus on high-quality learning and professional life cooperation
We renew our operating culture and expertise through digitalization and campus development.
In terms of research, development and innovation and business solutions, we seek growth, especially in impact and external funding.
Our operations are guided by our values: expertise, high quality, community spirit, and transparency.