We are a university where curiosity meets courage. We are a world where those with inspiration inspire each other. We are an ambitious and encouraging community creating a better tomorrow on our Green Campus. Be one of us. 

Top reasons to study here

  • Our international community is composed of approximately 6,000 students and experts engaged in scientific research and academic education.
  • We aim to be a forerunner in education by securing international quality labels for our degree programmes as a sign of excellence in the teaching.
  • LUT has a tradition of strong links with the business community.

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (12)
Business & Management (7)
Computer Science & IT (2)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)
Social Sciences (1)

About

History

Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) is a pioneering science university in Finland, bringing together the fields of science and business since 1969.

Education

7,000 students, teachers and researchers make up the university's international scientific community. Demanding current issues such as curbing climate change, the availability of clean water and the continuous availability of energy are the aims of the technology and business solutions LUT produces. The well-being of the world moves us.

In the disciplines of business administration, LUT concentrates on sustainable value creation through fostering innovations and continuous renewal – competitiveness.

At LUT, you can obtain the degree of either in Master of Science in Technology, M. Sc. (Tech.), or Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration, M. Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.).

Research

LUT's green energy and technological research promotes economic and technological development and builds long-lasting well-being for the future. LUT focuses its actions on demanding issues such as the mitigation of climate change and the continuous availability of clean water and energy.

LUT is committed to renewable energy solutions, a waste-free world, clean water for all, sustainable and smart business modules, and the promotion of new green-collar entrepreneurship to boost growth. We fight for a better world – for all that is good.  

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2019
501
2018
501
2017
501
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2019
521 -20
2018
501 -30
2017
471
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2018
570
2017
-
2016
-
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

Services for students

  • Accommodation
  • Free time & social activities
  • Health services
  • Student tutoring
  • Meet a Local Family programme
  • Library
  • Restaurants at the campus

Housing services

The accommodation is arranged by LOAS (Lappeenrannan Opiskelija-asuntosäätiö, Lappeenranta Student Housing Foundation). The housing application will be filled in on-line on LOAS' website.

The student flat is usually a cellular apartment, a flat shared between 2-3 students. Each student has a room of his/her own with a lockable door and a shared kitchen and toilet/washing facilities. Each room is furnished with a bed, a large desk, a desk lamp, a chair, a bookshelf and a wardrobe.

Library services

Lappeenranta Academic Library is a public specialist library serving the Lappeenranta University of Technology and Saimaa University of Applied Sciences, as well as businesses and the general public.

The main library facility is located at the Skinnarila campus in Lappeenranta. In addition, the library has a branch at the Linnala campus of the Saimaa University of Applied Sciences in Imatra.

Medical services

The Finnish Student Health Service (FSHS) provides general health care, mental health care and dental health care services for undergraduate students of universities and other institutions of higher education.

Student Life

Campus life

The compact campus area located by the beautiful Lake Saimaa offers LUT students all the student services needed. Most student apartments are located within walking distance, and the university premises offer everything from laboratories to library services, restaurants to health care services – all this literally under one roof.

LUT's compact campus area, located by the beautiful Lake Saimaa, offers LUT students lots of services. Furthermore Student tutoring programme, Meet a Local Family programme and activities organized by Student Union help you to integrate to your new home town and the university community.

Sports facilities

  • LUT Sports hall
  • Nordic walking
  • Swimming
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Downhill skiing
  • Skating and ice hockey
  • Ice hockey games
  • Lappeenranta sports hall (Lappeenrannan urheilutalo)

Accreditation

  • By international accreditations LUT promotes the quality management and international comparability of the programmes as well as mobility of the graduates. International accreditations are in accordance with the strategy of the University as they support internationalization of the programmes and professionalisation of the programme management.
  • #356 in the QS World University Rankings

Student Reviews

I love this university. Everything is perfectly organized.
Sunnat Samadov rated 5 out of 5 stars
Most amazing thing is magnetic key which allows me to enter university 24/7.
new culture and a challenging journey in the country of damn tough language
Antu Datta rated 3 out of 5 stars
I expected some more courses and some courses are irrelevant in present curriculam
Be sure that you're a open-minded person, who really wants t...
Anonymous rated 4.5 out of 5 stars
Be sure that you're a open-minded person, who really wants to make an abroad experience. If you like it cold it's a really good option to go here, but I would recommend to do the exchange two semestres because four month are gone really really fast. Be also aware that you'll see the sun during the winter month only a few hours a day - I did not thought it before, but it is sometimes really ha...