Category Archives: Study

Learning from Othello – Shakespeare’s tragedy provided professional tools for future teachers.

Mediterranean scenes from the 16th century became familiar to future teachers in drama rehearsals at the University of Tampere. The rehearsals were a part of teacher training and they were…

New programme in peacemaking

It has now been proved. Last summer Finland was in last place in the Failed States Index 2012 compiled by the organisation Fund for Peace or, the other way round,…

It’s okay to put the teacher on the spot

Be active. Search for information. Ask. Tuula Juvonen and Pekka Nykänen, the recipients of the University of Tampere Good Teacher Awards, wonder why students will not come to talk about…

Student mentoring will intensify in the new degree programmes

  Wide-ranging does not mean straying Now it starts – one of the biggest changes at the University of Tampere. The new wide-ranging Bachelor’s Programmes are about to begin this…

Most international exchange students satisfied with their experience at UTA

Most international exchange students were satisfied with their overall exchange experience at the University of Tampere (UTA) last year;  64 per cent were reportedly very satisfied and 26 per cent…

The University of Tampere is the first iSchool in Finland

The School of Information Sciences at the University of Tampere is the first approved member in Finland of the iSchools organization, which includes several top universities such as the Carnegie…

Call for Applications for Master’s Degree Programmes has opened

The annual application round for the Master’s Degree Programmes taught in English at the University of Tampere opened on 1 December. Applications for the programmes are to be submitted through…

The application period for Exchange Studies in Spring Semester 2012 open

The application period for exchange studies at University of Tampere (UTA) in Spring Semester 2012 opened 1 September and closes 15 October 2011. Eligible to apply is a student pursuing…

The University of Tampere welcomes 450 new international students in the autumn 2011

Student selection for the Master’s Degree Programmes starting in August/September 2011 has been finalised at the University of  Tampere (UTA). During April-May 121 new degree students were  granted the right to study….

Satisfied International Students

Over 80 per cent happy to recommend the University of Tampere to their friends International students are by and large satisfied with their studies at the University of Tampere.  According…