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LUT University

Check whether LUT University is right for you as an international student.

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Lappeenranta, Finland
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Study abroad at Lappeenranta-Lahti University

Lappeenranta-Lahti University (LUT) is an exciting higher education institution headquartered in Lappeenranta, a gorgeous city in Finland. There is also a wonderful second campus in Lahti.

Staff at LUT strive to address issues that matter to the world, especially those that others may consider impossible to solve. They do things differently, look at things from unexpected perspectives, and fight for a better society.

The University provides brilliant bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs in the business and technology disciplines. Courses include business administration, electrical engineering, and energy technology to name a few.

International students enrolled at LUT have a wealth of excellent facilities available to enjoy. The amazing campus houses a state-of-the-art library, spacious learning areas, vibrant social zones, and a range of outstanding student services.

Why study at LUT University?

  • High ranking

    LUT is among the top 300 universities in the world (Times Higher Education 2021)

  • Small classes

    Teachers and students get to know each other on an individual level

  • Great location

    Finland is ranked among the leading countries in terms of living standards

Life as an international student

LUT’s international student community currently consists of 6,500 students from over 80 different countries. The atmosphere on campus is incredibly warm, welcoming, and multicultural - you’ll feel at home in no time.

International students are supported by skilled staff members and fellow students at LUT. The student union organizes lots of activities to help students achieve a healthy balance between their studies and wellbeing.

Overseas students can apply for student accommodation through student housing associations. Apartments are regularly maintained and in good condition. Municipal rental apartments or private rental services are also an option for students.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
    • Museum
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Physiotherapy
    • Campus Pharmacy
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
  • Transport
    • Campus Bus Service
    • Campus parking
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants 5
    • Cafe’s 2
  • Fitness Centre
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
  • Praying Rooms
    • Chaplaincy
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Tennis Courts
    • No. of Basketball Courts
  • IT Support
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organizations 30
  • Sports Facilities
    • Sport facilities
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
    • Peer & Buddy Program

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Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate tuition - From €9,000 to €9,500 per year
  • Graduate tuition - €13,500 per year

Undergraduate scholarships

Scholarships in the bachelor's program in Technology and Engineering Science and Industrial Engineering and Management are as follows:

  • First year - None available for the first academic year
  • Second year - A 50% scholarship may be granted to students successfully completing their studies in the first academic year (min. 60 ECTS credits)
  • Third year - A 50% scholarship may be granted to students successfully completing min. 120 ECTS credits in the first and second academic years

Graduate scholarships

First academic year - Early Bird Discount

  • Amount - Early Bird Discount of €6,000 for the first academic year
  • Requirements - confirming your place in the program and paying the remaining tuition fee of €7,500 within three weeks from having received the Certificate of Admission

First academic year: Finland Scholarship

  • Amount - Full cover for a tuition fee plus, €5,000 for the living costs
  • Requirements - There are four Finland Scholarships offered in total among all the programs in rolling admission and they are awarded in the order of admittance

Second academic year: Scholarship

  • Amount - A scholarship of €6,000 for the second academic year
  • Requirements - Meeting with the requirement of having completed a minimum of 60 ECTS credits of studies included in the personal study plan during the first academic year

After bachelor's studies

  • Amount - Tuition fee price is €7,500 per year
  • Requirements - After bachelor's studies, if the student continues their studies in a master's program after completing their bachelor's studies at LUT University, the tuition fee for the first year of master's studies is €7,500. After the first year, the rules concerning the tuition fees in master's programs are applied.


LUT University

Yliopistonkatu 34, 53850 Lappeenranta, Finland

Each LUT campus is located in a popular student-friendly city. International students living in Lappeenranta or Lahti are surrounded by fantastic food joints, awesome social hangouts, lively entertainment venues, and lots more.

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Visa requirements for LUT University

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Finland student visa requirements