Kemi-Tornio University of Applied Sciences
Kemi-Tornio University of Applied Sciences was established in 1992. At the moment there are altogether 2900 students and the staff consists of approximately 260 persons.
Kemi and Tornio are situated in the Finnish Lapland, by the Swedish border. The Kemi-Tornion region offers a wide range of services. The people of Kemi and Tornio derive their livelihood from the paper and wood industries, steel industries, high-tech enterprises and engineering works.
Kemi-Tornio UAS considers its most important task to be the training of entrepreneurially spirited, highly skilled people, who understand the conditions and possibilities of the North. The UAS provides education for the young and adults leading to Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in the fields of business and administration, culture, technology, health care and social services and natural sciences. We have a variety of 17 degree programmes, in five of which the language of teaching and studying is English.
From the student’s point of view, the strengths of the Kemi-Tornio UAS are modern technology and know-how in eLearning, co-operation with the business and working life both in Finland and abroad as well as internationalisation.
The Kemi-Tornio UAS has developed a broad and active network for international co-operation opening up opportunities for students to complete part of their Bachelor’s theses and practical training abroad. The University supports the development of students’ personal professional skills with versatile teaching methods as well as independent study through supportive guidance. The University is rather small, which is an advantage to our students: They get to know their teachers and tutors well and the other way around.
Kemi-Tornio University of Applied Sciences is a competent educator and developer.
- We actively build Lapland’s future in a customer-oriented fashion, participating in the development of the province.
- We educate experts in welfare, business, technology and culture, utilizing the latest technology.
- We conduct research and development that promotes the economic life and welfare of the region.
We are an expert that is nationally and internationally respected in our strategic fields of expertise as part of the Lapland University Consortium LUC. Our strength is based on high-level expertise and
recognised, innovative know-how.
- Expertise and wisdom
- Creativity and courage
- Credibility and trust
- Industrial Lapland
- Lapland of Wellbeing
- Lapland of Experiments and Culture
- Lapland of Business and Entrepreneurship
Internationalisation is involved in all of our operations. The focus of our development is on English language programmes.