Summer University of Tampere

The Summer University of Tampere organises Open University studies, further vocational training, language courses and preparatory courses for high school students all year round. The Summer University is operate in Pirkanmaa, which is a province in south-western Finland. Education in summer universities is open for everyone regardless of age and previous education.

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The Summer University of Tampere is administered by the Association of the Summer University of Tampere ry (established in 1955), which is composed of all regional institutions of higher education, municipalities, and individual members. Our operational area includes 22 municipalities in the Pirkanmaa region.

Annually about 4,000 students take part in our different short or long courses. Taken together, we teach approximately 15,000 lessons per year.

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Studing in Finland
Alan Jes├â┬║s P├â┬®rez Rodea rated 5 out of 5 stars

It was a really nice experience, I met a lot of people from many different country, the best way to make friends and now about a lot of cultures. Being in Finland was a little bit weird due to the difference with my country, the weather, the time, the food, language, everything but even that I had a really good time. About the education, it was really nice, interesting,...


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