Become a Visionary. Understand the World. Change it.

The University of Tampere is a culturally-committed higher education institution with the social mission of educating visionaries who understand the world and change it.

The profile of the University of Tampere accentuates the university’s multifaceted research and education on society and health.

In its research, the University addresses the central issues in contemporary society. By providing critical knowledge and education, the university helps people and societies to improve their health and their cultural, social and economic well-being.

The basic values of the University are academic freedom, creativity and social responsibility. This means that everyone has an equal right to learn, to acquire knowledge, to participate and to make an impact on society.

Tampere, the home city of the University is the second largest city-region in Finland.

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Versatile solutions to global challenges. Working for a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow.

Royal Institute of technology (KTH) is working with industry and society in the pursuit of sustainable solutions to some of humanity’s greatest challenges: climate change, future energy supply, urbanisation and quality of life for the rapidly-growing elderly population. We are addressing these with world leading, high-impact research and education in natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as in architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

KTH will continue to focus on research and education for a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. We will continuously assess the impact of our efforts in society and contribute with the intellectual resources of our
students and researchers to create new approaches to some of the most critical challenges of our times.

KTH are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world dedicated to advancing knowledge.

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Our vision is co-creation of knowledge

High-quality, international research is the basis for all our priority areas.

The priority area Learning and Education for the Future shows that we have high ambitions for the students’ learning for the working life of the future, ability to critical reflection and personal development.

The priority area Global Mindset strengthens our position as an attractive partner for cooperation as well as our international profile. UiA shall integrate global issues in study programmes and research, and contribute to solving global challenges. We will encourage cooperation, dialogue and mutual cultural development.

The priority area Community Involvement and Innovation provides a direction for how UiA can help in finding solutions to the complex challenges of the future. We will contribute to the development of society by promoting a culture of innovation, take an active part in public debate and develop new models for co – creation of knowledge.

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