Laurea University of Applied Sciences

Laurea University of Applied Sciences
Former names
Espoon–Vantaan ammattikorkeakoulu
Type University of applied sciences (polytechnic)
Established 1992
President Jouni Koski [1]
Students 7,800
Location Hyvinkää, Kerava, Espoo, Lohja, Porvoo and Vantaa, Uusimaa, Finland
Campus Hyvinkää, Kerava, Leppävaara, Lohja, Otaniemi, Porvoo and Vantaa
Campus of Laurea UAS in Tikkurila, Vantaa
Campus of Laurea UAS in Otaniemi, Espoo
Campus of Laurea UAS in Leppävaara, Espoo

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


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