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LAB University of Applied Sciences

4.0 out of 5 (34 ratings / 27 reviews) Lappeenranta, 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)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Medicine & Health (1)



The strengths of this higher education institution specialising in innovation include the circular economy, design, the commercialisation of innovations and service innovations for health and well-being.


Research, development​ and innovation (rdi)

  • Design
  • Circular Economy
  • Innovation Commercialisation
  • Health Care Service Innovations

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Housing services

LAB University of Applied Sciences does not own student housing facilities in Lahti, but here you can find some useful information of where to start searching for accommodation in the Lahti region.

Accommodation for students is provided by Lahden Talot Oy. 

Library services

Lappeenranta Academic Library guides, advises and trains in the use of various information materials and resources. Information skills and independent information retrieval are essential in UAS-student life. The Library serves both on Skinnarila campus in Lappeenranta and on Lahti campus.

ICT services

LAB  Lappeenranta Campus has approximately 700 workstations, laptops and tablets, which are available during the opening hours of the university to all students. The use of facilities and devices is restricted for studying purposes.

The IT Services is responsible for the management of all telephone and information network systems at LAB University of Applied Sciences. 

Student Life

Campus life

Lappeenranta Campus, shared by LAB University of Applied Science and LUT University, is the largest higher education campus in Southeast Finland. 10 000 people work there, 3400 of them being LAB students.

Sports facilities

LAMK Sports provides high quality, versatile and affordable sports services for Lahti University of Applied Sciences and Lahti University Campus students and staff. After you have paid your membership you get your tag for gym from LAMK entrance lobby in Mukkulankatu 19 during its opening hours.

Student Reviews

Any sort of support that I get will be used for a long desirable educational adventure. I will continue master's anyhow without a support too however it might make my life easier at some level.
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Engineering shows me to way to figure out different perspectives and unique approaches to the facts.

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

My university offers me both theory and practical experiences. I join many projects related to real - life business that enrich my knowledge a lot. Moreover, my university also pays attention to train Business Intelligence for students to apply analysing data and make better decision. Overall, I have a good time here.

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Studying at Saimaa UAS is very fascinating, as we have many lectures, as well as practical exercises and group works. Our study group is international, there are students from all over the world. The lecturers are professionals and they help us with our studies and also with any other problems we might have. Studies have been what I expected them to be – not only theory...