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Lahti University of Applied Sciences

4.0 out of 5 (35 ratings / 29 reviews) Lahti, Finland
Studies and practical work side by side. LAB is a new university of applied sciences for those who want to look beyond the surface. 

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Medicine & Health (1)



The Lahti and Saimaa Universities of Applied Sciences have merged in January 2020 and established the new LAB University of Applied Sciences. 


The specialists of LAB University of Applied Sciences are experienced and skilled in finding solutions to needs related challenges of enterprises and other organisations. We are happy to provide customised reports and surveys, which your business or organisation needs.

Commissioned research can, for example, be connected to studying customer needs or to making market or cost-effectiveness analyses. You can also utilise the laboratory and testing services of LAB. 

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Housing services

Lahti University of Applied Sciences (Lahti UAS) cooperates with the local housing organisations and have reserved rooms for all incoming exchange students in two places; Oppilastalo and Hoitajankatu.

After you have received a confirmation about your acceptance for a student exchange at LAB, you will receive further instructions on how to apply the accommodation. Please also read carefully the housing guide of your housing option for further instructions and information about housing in Lahti.

Library services

We are a regional open to all information and library services network with both academic and vocational expertise. Our services are especially targeted to Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Salpaus Further Education and Lahti University Campus.

Student Life

Campus life

Lahti University of Applied Sciences (Lahti UAS) is currently building a brand new campus. The new NiemiCampus is being developed in the Niemi district of the city of Lahti, where a unique factory building is being transformed into a modern learning environment. Lahti UAS is aiming to centralise all its learning and research functions into the NiemiCampus by 2018.

Sports facilities

We offer large variety of sport and fitness facilities with gym, over 40 hours of group exercise classes and 10 hours of ball games.  

Student clubs

LAMKO is the student union of Lahti University of Applied Sciences.Every student of Lahti UAS, including the exchange students, can join as a member to LAMKO. As a member you get many discounts and benefits in the Lahti area and also nationwide. For example you can get 45-55 % discount of tickets in trains or long-distance buses. You can also get discount in some shops, cafés, restaurants, hotels etc.

Student Reviews

Good Educational Environment, Good facilities
Provided by ESN rated 4 out of 5 stars

Good educational environment with friendly teachers, high-quality facility and materials

Good program
Provided by ESN rated 4 out of 5 stars

The program is good because it help us to do real project

LAMK Review
Provided by ESN rated 4 out of 5 stars

Lahti University of Applied Sciences is a very nice university with a possibility for Erasmus. With 2 campuses currently (the newest and biggest one built on Autumn 2018), the university offers great and modern spaces. Both campuses are easily accessible by bus and car. Teaching level is mostly good and courses aren't too hard. I am studying International Business in...