Savonia University of Applied Sciences

About Savonia University of Applied Sciences

Do you want to become a professional, who is able to work globally and is fluent in the English language? If yes, then you are welcome to study in an international environment of Savonia. We have students from over 20 countries and therefore we can call all Savonia campuses truly international.

Savonia University of Applied Sciences is an Institution of higher education which offers degree programmes in Finnish in six fields of study. Altogether nearly 6,000 students study at Savonia UAS. Savonia UAS campuses are located in three cities in eastern Finland: Kuopio, Varkaus and Iisalmi. Students can either study for a full Bachelor or Master's degree at Savonia UAS or study on exchange programmes. The schools organise also several short courses and modules in which the language of tuition is English.

Ensure your international competence and expertise for your future career and come to Savonia UAS!

Kuopio - The Centre of Eastern Finland

The Kuopio region is located in central Finland, in the province of North Savo. The region can be reached in less than an hour by air from Helsinki, the capital of Finland, and by road or rail the journey only takes a few hours. Kuopio is surrounded by lake Kallavesi. Kuopio is the centre of commerce, whose wholesale and retail services cover the whole of Eastern Finland.


There are many important administrative centres and institutions in Kuopio, for example Savonia University of Applied Sciences, University of Eastern Finland and the Orthodox Church Council of Finland. 

Kuopio and the surrounding district offer many interesting experiences throughout the year. Various museums provide an insight into the local heritage and way of life. You can admire the spectacular lakeland scenery from the Puijo Tower or you can go on a sightseeing tour by bus. There are special events, theatre and music, as well as many other opportunities for fun, relaxation and retreat. In the Kuopio region you can meet the Finnish way of life that combines all the advantages of high-tech society with the vast expanses of unspoilt nature. 

For more information, visit http://www.kuopio.fi/web/english

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