Lapland University of Applied Sciences is the northernmost University of Applied Sciences in Finland. It was formed when Kemi-Tornio and Rovaniemi Universities of Applied Sciences merged on 1 January 2014. The institution offers a modern and international learning environment with good students services in all of its educational units, which are located in towns of Rovaniemi, Kemi and Tornio.
The University of Applied Sciences has four fields of expertise:
- Social Services, Health and Sports, with administrative headquarters in Rovaniemi
- Business and culture, with administrative headquarters in Tornio
- Travel and tourism, with administrative headquarters in Rovaniemi
- Industry and natural resources, with administrative headquarters in Kemi
Each field of expertise includes several educational and research areas with which we carry out our mission to provide vocational oriented university education and to conduct research, development and innovation work that especially serves Lapland.
Lapland University of Applied Sciences is maintained by Lapland University of Applied Sciences Ltd.