Tampere Universities (TU) is the union of University of Tampere, Tampere University of Technology and Tampere University of Applied Sciences. The time this higher education community will begin its work – 1 January 2019.
Nowadays more than 33 thousand students from all over the wold study in these three universities. There are 7 campuses located in a city of Tampere and outside of it. The universities have a lot of scientific and technical research laboratories, many of them cooperate with large technology-based firms (such as Nokia, for example).
The main fields of studies in TU are medicine, economics, social sciences and technology. 7 bachelor programs, 40 master programs and 22 PhD programs in English are offered to international students. TU also introduce Professional education teacher program, designed as semi-educational/semi-practical course for 1-2 years.