24 months
12000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Sustainable Architecture programme from Tampere University covers several other UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, which you will study through theory, lectures and readings, and explore in your coursework.

Visit the official programme website for more information


They offer cutting edge knowledge about sustainability at the urban and building scale, explored both in theory and design, and delivered by our research active staff. Moreover, we have just opened an Extended Virtual Architecture -laboratory (EVA Lab) with top-notch XR-devices equivalent to human eye resolution. This offers our students completely new possibilities for experiencing and learning about architectural design in the 3D-world. During your studies, you will also gain valuable insight and experience by participating in inspiring real-life projects.


The Sustainable Architecture programme from Tampere University provides you with a broad understanding of the fundamentals of architecture on which to build your expertise. The degree confers eligibility to work as an architect in Finland, the EU and other countries abroad, although access to the profession may entail training, an internship or an examination, depending on local regulations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Architectural Design
  • Urban Planning and Design 
  • Management of Built Heritage
  • Architecture Studies
  • Sustainable Architecture
  • Innovative Strategies in Architectural Design
  • Experimental Architectural Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application period: 7 December 2022 – 11 January 2023


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

Bachelor’s degree - nationally recognized first cycle degree

  • an applicable bachelor’s degree at a university or a university of applied sciences in Finland
  • a bachelor's degree completed in a university outside Finland which provides eligibility for equivalent University master’s degree studies in the country in which it was awarded. With a minimum scope of 180 ECTS credits, three to four years of full-time study. From a relevant field for the master’s degree programme that you’re applying to. From a recognised institution of higher education.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Tampere

869 - 1289 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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