Laurea University of Applied Sciences
|Type||University of applied sciences (polytechnic)|
|Location||Hyvinkää, Kerava, Espoo, Lohja, Porvoo and Vantaa, Uusimaa, Finland|
|Campus||Hyvinkää, Kerava, Leppävaara, Lohja, Otaniemi, Porvoo and Vantaa|
Laurea University of Applied Sciences (Finnish: Laurea-ammattikorkeakoulu) is a university of applied sciences that operates in the region of Uusimaa, Finland. It offers programmes in Finnish and English.
Education in Laurea University of Applied Sciences is based on the Learning by Developing (LbD) operational model. Laurea has approximately 7,800 students and employs approximately 500 personnel. Laureas seven campuses are located in the Greater Helsinki region, in Hyvinkää, Kerava, Espoo (in Leppävaara and Otaniemi), Lohja, Porvoo and Vantaa.
Laurea was established in 1992 with the name Espoo-Vantaa Polytechnic, which was changed to its current form in 2001.
List of student associations
Laureamko : Student union
LaureaES: Student Entrepreneurship Society in Laurea
- http://www.laurea.fi/en/tiedotteet-ja-tapahtumat/Pages/Jouni-Koski-has-been-appointed-the-President-of-Laurea-University-of-Applied-Sciences.aspx| Jouni Koski has been appointed the President of Laurea University of Applied Sciences|