Tampere University of Technology (TUT) conducts research in the fields of technology and architecture and provides higher education based on this research. The University is a sought-after partner for collaborative research and development projects with business and industry and a fertile breeding ground for innovation and new research- and knowledge-based companies. The University’s research and teaching focus on four areas: the digital operating environment, energy- and eco-efficiency, health technology and light-based technologies. TUT offers its students an opportunity for a broad, cross-disciplinary education. Competent Masters of Science of Technology and Architecture as well as Doctors of Technology and Philosophy graduated from TUT are in high demand among employers.

Top reasons to study here

  • TUT combines a strong tradition of research in the fields of natural sciences and engineering with research related to industry and business
  • TUT graduates - Masters of Science of Technology and Architecture as well as Doctors of Technology and Philosophy - are in high demand among employers
  • TUT's compact campus offers excellent facilities for studies and student life

Bachelor's programmes

Computer Science & IT (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



TUT was established in 1965 and has operated in the form of a foundation since 2010.


Tampere University of Technology (TUT) offers international students a wide variety of study possibilities in the field of technology and architecture:

  • Bachelor’s studies in English
  • Master's studies in English
  • Doctoral studies (PhD)
  • Exchange studies


Technology is the key to addressing global challenges. TUT generates research-based knowledge and competence for the benefit of society.

Our research combines natural sciences, the fields of engineering, and business economics. Our distinctive strengths lie in the interaction between fundamental and applied research, expanding international networks, and research projects that cut across conventional disciplinary boundaries.

We pursue competitive, high-quality research that paves the way for new technologies and operating models. We produce professionals who have the expertise to generate and transfer new knowledge to industry and society.


Upon completion of the programme you will earn the degree of Master of Science in Technology or Master of Science in Architecture.

As a TUT graduate you will enjoy an excellent employment rate and will be readily absorbed by industry, companies and other facets of society. This clearly demonstrates that the degrees conferred by the University are highly valued in working life worldwide.

After graduation you are are also eligible to apply for doctoral studies in Finland or abroad.

The on-campus Employment Service point supports the employment prospects of students and new graduates by offering career planning and job seeking services.

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Student services

TUT offers a comfortable study environment and a number of free-of-charge services that support studies and make everyday life easier for students. The compact campus includes excellent facilities for independent study and group work. There are, for example, a well-equipped library, several workstations and computer labs, various group and study rooms, hobby club premises and inviting cafés and restaurants on campus.

Besides studying, many TUT students also spend their free-time on campus. Excellent sports facilities, student club rooms and other hobby opportunities make TUT campus a place known for its relaxed atmosphere and great team spirit.

Housing services

Student housing in Tampere is mainly administrated by the student housing foundation TOAS (Tampereen opiskelija-asuntosäätiö). TOAS offers high-quality dorm rooms at a student-friendly price. The flats are mainly situated within a walking distance from the University.There are also other housing possibilities available. More information on housing: www.tut.fi > Admissions > Destination Tampere > Housing in Tampere

Library services

The TUT Library offers library and advisory services, as well as training on information retrieval and the use of information materials.

The library stocks a wide range of digital resources, including electronic journals, books and databases. The print collection comprise large volumes, mainly in the fields of science and technology. Borrowing is free of charge.

Student Life

Campus life

TUT is located in Tampere, the Nordic countries’ largest inland city, some 170 km north of the capital Helsinki. TUT’s campus in the suburb of Hervanta is a community of 8,300 undergraduate and postgraduate students and close to 1,700 employees. Internationality is an inherent part of all the University’s activities. Around 1,500 foreign nationals from approximately 50 countries work or pursue studies at TUT.

Sports facilities

Unipoli Sport offers access to diverse sports facilities, such as gyms, group exercise studios and indoor and outdoor courts. The universities maintain extensive and modern facilities for sport and exercise. In addition, there are popular student sports clubs that are a good way to meet like-minded students. New clubs are established whenever there are enough students involved in a new type of sport.

Student clubs

Student Union of Tampere University of Technology (TTYY) is the interest group of each technical student in Tampere and every student in TUT is a member.

The mission of TTYY is to act as a link between technical students and contribute to their educational and social goals. In practice TTYY carries out this mission by representing students in the administration of the University and having an influence on decision making locally.

The Student Union of TUT has various suborganizations and student clubs that focus on a certain activity. The clubs bring together students of common interest, and they can be divided into hobby clubs, professional related clubs, sports clubs and international clubs.


Tampere University of Technology is accredited by the Ministry of Education and Culture in Finland.

Student Reviews

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TUT is very welcoming for exchange students, the education is of high standard. I really enjoyed the semester and gained valuable experience and knowledge.
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