LUT University

LUT University

Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT (LUT University) is a public science university in Finland, bringing together the fields of science and business since 1969. Our international community is comprised of 6,500 students and experts engaged in scientific research and academic education. We promote sustainable development. Our strategic choices, scientific research, academic education and social interaction are all guided by the principles of ecological, economic and social sustainability.

Top reasons to study here

  • We fight for a better world – for all that is good. Clean energy, water and air are life-giving resources for which we seek new solutions with our expertise i
  • We are the world’s top 10 university for climate action.
  • We have been ranked in international university rankings among the top 3% of universities on a global scale (Times Higher Education, QS, ARWU rankings).

Master's Programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (3)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (3)
Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
Social Sciences (1)

About

History

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

Education

We offer 26 Master’s and 6 Bachelor’s programmes. In the Master's programmes, 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. Admin.). In the Bachelor’s programmes, you can obtain a degree of Bachelor of Science in Technology, B.Sc. (Tech.). We offer two regular and four double-degree Bachelor’s programmes.

In our programmes, you can choose from the following disciplines: business administration, chemical engineering, computational engineering, electrical engineering, energy technology, environmental technology, industrial management, mechanical engineering and software engineering. 

Research

We create innovations and new knowledge through science. We use the latest results of scientific research in our courses, ensuring you receive the most up-to-date knowledge. 

Career

You will study in programmes that are developed in close cooperation with industry, ensuring your studies are relevant to the changing needs of your profession. During your studies, you will work on industry projects and create solutions to real-world problems.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2022
251 100
2021
351 150
2020
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
2022
414 56
2021
470 21
2020
491
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2021
-
2020
901
2019
901
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2022
-
2021
580 19
2020
599
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

Housing services

LUT University’s green and modern campuses offer a compact combination of all of the services students need. Most student apartments are located within walking distance, and there are plenty of excellent sports and recreation venues. You can apply for student housing in Lappeenranta with LOAS and in Lahti with Lahden Talot.

Library services

Skinnarila Campus Library in Lappeenranta serves customers the same friendly way as before. If you study or work in Lahti, Mukkulankatu Industria library and Niemenkatu Scientia library are the places to find. You can still borrow items using your old library card.

When needed, new customers will get a library card for borrowing. 

Medical services

All foreign students must have adequate health/travel insurance while they are studying at LUT. Citizens of EU/EEA countries and the countries mentioned above only need to obtain the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) from the social security authorities in their home country or buy a private insurance. 

Student Life

Campus life

Our international community consists of 6 500 members of more than 80 different nationalities. Our campuses are located in the cities of Lappeenranta and Lahti, Finland.  Both cities share LUT’s vision of sustainability: Lappeenranta is a winner of the European Green Leaf Award and Lahti is a winner of European Green Capital Award, both for the year 2021.

Sports facilities

High quality, affordable and versatile sports services for LUT University students on both campuses are provided by MOVEO.

Student clubs

Singing? Climbing? Hiking? Acting? Heavy metal music? Ultra-economical car design? Whatever your interests, the chances are that we will have the club you are looking for. Joining a club is an ideal way to get to know new people or discover a totally new hobby. LUT has around 30 clubs that are always more than ready to welcome international students. 

Accreditation

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. We continuously assess the quality of our education and research through international accreditations.  Most of the Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes at LUT have gained international accreditations.

Student Reviews

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