Category Archives: University of Tampere

Application period for incoming exchange and visiting students has started

The application period for incoming exchange and visiting students has begun. The deadline for applications is 15 May 2011. Instructions on how to apply and the application form are available…

Tampere gains recognition for alternatives to tests on animals

One of the world’s first centres focusing on alternative methods to animal testing operates at the University of Tampere.  At the beginning of the year the Finnish Centre for Alternative…

A complete organizational overhaul for the University of Tampere

As of the beginning of 2011 the University of Tampere will conduct a thorough overhaul of its organization. The present faculties and departments will be rearranged into what is referred…

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 2010. Applications for the programmes are to be submitted…

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…

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…

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…