Countdown to the LAB University of Applied Sciences

Saimaa University of Applied Sciences and Lahti University of Applied Sciences will merge, establishing a completely new institution: the LAB University of Applied Sciences. LAB will start its operation on 1 January, 2020.

The next joint application period for English-taught degree programmes will take place on 8–22 January, 2020. For more information about LAB and our degree programmes, please visit LAB's website:

Release: The new LAB University of Applied Sciences takes a novel approach to higher education and the working world

Board of Directors elected for LAB University of Applied Sciences - read the release in this link.

Meet us! – International education fairs in autumn 2019

Are you interested in studying in Lappeenranta, Finland?

In autumn 2019, we will participate in international education fairs in China, India, Russia, and Vietnam. Join us in these events – for more information please click here.


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Why to choose Saimaa UAS?

  • Degree recognised in EU
  • Multicultural atmosphere
  • Good team spirit
  • Practically oriented studies
  • High quality teaching
  • Extensive tutoring
  • Interesting projects
  • Practical training in real life
  • Cooperation with Lappeenranta University of Technology
  • Good health care
  • Good quality canteens and cafeterias
  • Good possibilities for different sports and other activities

Why to study in Finland?

  • High quality of education
  • Country of high technologies
  • Safe living conditions
  • Beautiful nature
  • Four very different seasons
  • Healthy-oriented country
  • Most finns speak several languages, including English
  • Home of Santa Claus