Laurea University of Applied Sciences is located in the Southern Finland. Laurea has seven campuses near the Finnish capital, Helsinki. The Greater Helsinki region has a population of over 1.1 million people and produces approximately 50% of Finland’s gross domestic product.
Laurea +employs approximately 500 persons and has approximately 8000 students, of which approximately 1200 study in the adult education programs. Laurea offers 16 Bachelor and 2 Master level studies in four fields of education. The largest fields of study are Social Sciences, Business Administration as well as Social Services and Heath. Laurea also offers the possibility to participate in individual courses via the Open University studies.
In its’ operating environment, Laurea specializes in service innovations and focus on regional development of the Helsinki metropolitan area. Studies at Laurea are project and working life oriented. Yearly, our Laurea tudents and staff do over 500 different kinds of projects with organisations around the region.