Laurea UAS in Helsinki (FI)


As a first year BME student, you now have the opportunity to study at Laurea University of Applied Sciences, in the Helsinki Region. With around 7800 students, Laurea is one of the biggest UAS’s in Finland. Laurea UAS’s location close to Helsinki gives great entertainment and exploration opportunities: Helsinki, the capital of Finland on one side, and on the other side the stunning Finnish nature and National Parks. Over the past few years, Laurea ranked high in evaluations of Finnish higher education institutions and is also being recognized many times in categories such as quality of education. Our active student union arranges annual trips, for example to Lapland and our neighbour countries: St. Petersburg, Russia and Stockholm, Sweden. We are well known for our pedagogical model, Learning by Developing. This unique learning model focuses on practical projects with real-life companies and organizations, already during the first year of studying. Our service promise "We are here for you at Laurea" is a promise of good learning for our students, and for our cooperative partners a promise of partnership and developing together.


Programme: Service Business Management Courses:

  • Business Processes
  • Understanding Customer Behaviour
  • Project Management and Communication
  • Profitable Business 1
  • Introduction to Finnish Language and Culture 1
  • Customer-Oriented Business Development and Marketing
  • Professional Communication Skills
  • Business Environment in a Global Economy
  • Digital Marketing and Sales


The cost of studying at Laurea UAS in Helsinki, Finland for 2020-2021 consists of the following components:

  1. Tuition fee:
    • € 3968 (EU citizen)
    • € 9920 (non-EU citizen)
  2. Monthly cost of living*: € 700-800
* The cost of living is only an estimate and will vary according to the specific student’s lifestyle, but a typical figure will be within the range mentioned here.


The quality of the student accommodation significantly contributes to your overall BME experience, especially when studying a full year in a foreign location for the first time. Therefore, carefully research housing options before committing to a selection. Always visit the accommodation before sending a first deposit or signing the contract. In the overview below you can find several websites with a lot of information about student housing at each university. During your hunt for the perfect place to live, you can also search the web and browse the many relevant Facebook groups for student housing listings! For more information about housing in Helsinki, visit their website .

Laurea University of Applied Sciences (Laurea UAS)