From the Rector

As a certain person in Tampere so aptly put it, “The University of Tampere is the city’s powerhouse and its students the city’s renewable natural resource”.  The mission of the…

The University of Tampere is Finland’s first
Fair Trade University

In October the University of Tampere became the first Fair Trade University in Finland.  This title can be conferred upon a university which commits itself to making its procurements more…

Call for Applications for Master’s Degree
Programmes begins in December

The annual application round for the Master’s Degree Programmes taught in English at the University of Tampere begins on 1 December. Applications for the programmes are preprocessed by University Admissions…

Researcher profile: Aiming at peace

  Tuomo Melasuo, professor of peace and conflict research, encourages everyone to study languages and to travel the world Professor Tuomo Melasuo spent much of his youth in Paimio, matriculated…

New premises for the Nordic Centre
at Fudan University

In spring 2009 a ceremony was held on the main campus of the Fudan University, Shanghai for the foundation stone laying of the Nordic Centre premises.  The Centre, scheduled to…

Television professionals from Beijing
are the first in
continuing education in media management

A group of television professionals from Beijing were learning about media management in October on a course arranged by the University of Tampere. The Chinese were the first students of…

It is hard to do newspaper business
on the net

 “It is the public who know best about many things, not the paper,” says journalism researcher Esa Sirkkunen. “The conventional business operation model of a newspaper does not work in…

A sports academy to help unite
sport and studies

Sport academies are part of the operations of the Finnish Olympic Committee, the purpose being to help young people at the top in international sport – Olympic standard – and…

Orientation and cancer genetics

  Riina Kuuselo researches cancer cells at the Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere. Her forthcoming doctoral dissertation is on the genetics of pancreatic cancer. Over and above her…

Two million downloads for
University of Tampere net publications

Doctoral dissertations accomplished at the University of Tampere, other publications and master’s theses have been downloaded from the net over two million times. The University has engaged in the net…