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A culturally-committed higher education institution with the social mission of educating visionaries who understand the world and change it.

Facts about the university

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

16 000
Students and doctoral students
Funding in 2015
2 136
Total staff
Teaching and Research personnel

The University emphasises the close connection of instruction and research and the social impact of its activities. The University appreciates open and free research and gives its researchers the tools to engage in such research practices.

Schools of the University of Tampere

  • BioMediTech

    BioMediTech at the University of Tampere (UTA) is part of the joint BioMediTech institute of the UTA and Tampere University of Technology (TUT).

  • School of Communication, Media and Theatre

    The School of Communication, Media and Theatre (CMT) offers education and research in journalism, communications and theatre.

  • School of Education

    The School of Education is a research and learning community which explores and analyses changes in education and society.

  • School of Health Sciences

    The School of Health Sciences (HES) advances knowledge through multidisciplinary education and research in public health and nursing science.

  • School of Information Sciences

    The research conducted at the School of Information Sciences (SIS) deals with information and its processing, management and use.

  • School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies

    Our educational mission is to educate and train experts in the field of language and culture to act in socially important roles requiring such expertise.

  • School of Management

    The School of Management is an academic research and education unit operating in the areas of Politics, Business and Public Management.

  • School of Medicine

    The School of Medicine at the University of Tampere is one of the most attractive learning environments in Finland in the field of medicine.

  • School of Social Sciences and Humanities

    The School of Social Sciences and Humanities (YKY) focuses on the study of the relationship between society and the individual.

Research at the University

Research at the University

The University of Tampere is a multi-discipline university known especially for its research on the society and health. The profile of the University is wide-ranging and its research crosses disciplinary boundaries. The University has developed innovative research perspectives into the various phenomena of the society, health and welfare.

The University's researchers work in the Schools where the work has been organised in research centres and groups. In addition, several multidisciplinary research communities are active at the University. The researchers are also typically involved in national and international networks of co-operation.

Working at the University

The University of Tampere is an active academic community with about 2,200 employees. The University’s basic values are creativity, social responsibility and academic freedom and equal opportunities to learn, to acquire knowledge, to participate and to make an impact on society.

“There are many exciting things about my job. There is significant academic freedom and the supervisors are always encouraging you to pursue your own ideas...
Even on a busy day, I get time to have fun, healthy and fruitful discussions and brainstorming sessions with my colleagues.”
Deepak Akkil, Doctoral Researcher

Vacancies at the University of Tampere