top General Information


Street:Kalevantie 4


Post Code:33014


Other Sites

Also Hämeenlinna and Seinäjoki Centres for Extension Studies; International School of Social Sciences; Hämeenlinna Teacher Training Department

Institution Funding



Founded 1925 as private Civic College in Helsinki, became School of Social Sciences 1930 and transferred to Tampere 1960. Formerly known as Yhteiskunnallinen korkeakoulu. Acquired present status and renamed University of Tampere 1966. An autonomous institution until August 1974, financed by the State 75%, by the city of Tampere 20%, and by student fees 5%. Subsequently under the supervision of the Ministry of Education and entirely financed by the State. Merged with Tampere University of Technology and acquired current title 2019. Tampere University is part of the Tampere Universities community.
Tampere University is part of the Seinäjoki University Consortium (UCS) which brings together Helsinki University of the Arts - Sibelius Academy, University of Vaasa, University of Turku, the University Association of South Ostrobothnia, the Natural Resources Institute Finland and the Migration Institute of Finland. The Seinäjoki University Consortium is one of six university consortia in Finland and is coordinate by Tampere University.
Three faculties of Tampere University, namely the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Sciences, and the Faculty of Management and Business, are represented in the Pori Unit

Academic Year

September to May (September-December; January-May)

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate (ylioppilastutkinto) or foreign equivalent, and entrance examination



Accrediting Agency

Ministry of Education and Culture

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Keijo Hämäläinen

Job title:President

Senior Administrative Officer : Jarmo Takala

Job title:Provost

Senior Administrative Officer : Marja Sutela

Job title:Vice President, Education

International Relations Officer : Katariina Mustakallio

Job title:Vice Rector for International Affairs

top Divisions

Centre : Computer

Fields of study:Computer Science

Centre : Pori University

Fields of study:Business Administration, Computer Science, Economics, European Studies, Mathematics, Social Sciences, Social Welfare, Social Work, Sociology, Statistics

More details:The Centre consists of the faculties of social sciences, information and communication technologies, and management and economics. https://www.tuni.fi/fi/tutustu-meihin/porin-yksikko-tampereen-yliopisto

Institute : Biomedical Technology

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedicine, Biotechnology

Research Division : Regenerative Medicine

School : Communication, Media and Theatre

Fields of study:Journalism, Mass Communication, Media Studies, Speech Studies, Theatre

School : Education

Fields of study:Adult Education, Education, Preschool Education

School : Health Sciences

Fields of study:Nursing, Public Health

School : Language, Translation and Literary Studies

Fields of study:Cultural Studies, Finnish, Literature, Modern Languages, Swedish, Translation and Interpretation

School : Medicine

Fields of study:Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Public Health

School : Social Sciences and Humanities

Fields of study:Ethnology, History, Information Sciences, International Relations and Diplomacy, Journalism, Mass Communication, Musicology, Pedagogy, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Social Policy, Social Psychology, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Women's Studies

top Degrees

Kandidaatin tutkinto/Kandidatexamen

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Education, Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, Social Sciences, Welfare and Protective Services

Lääketieteen lisensiaatti/Medicine licentiat

Fields of study:Medicine

Maisterim tutkinto/Magisterexamen

Fields of study:Business Administration, Economics, Education, Fine Arts, Psychology, Social Sciences, Theatre


Fields of study:Business Administration, Education, Philosophy, Psychology, Public Health, Social Sciences, Theatre

Tohtorin tutkinto/Doktorexamen

Fields of study:Anthropology, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Communication Disorders, Education, Gender Studies, History, Information Technology, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Media Studies, Medicine, Peace and Disarmament, Philosophy, Psychology, Social Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Theatre

top Academic Periodicals


Acta Universitatis Tamperensis (Tampereen yliopiston julkaisusarja)

Main Press

Tampere University Press


Statistics Year:2019-2020


Updated on 23-06-2020