Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences

Study Guide

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ECTS Label

The European Commission awarded the ECTS Label to Metropolia University of Applied Sciences in December 2013. The label certifies that the higher education institution applies the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) and its quality criteria correctly in all respects.


Welcome to Metropolia University of Applied Sciences!

Practicality, internationality and innovativeness are keywords at Metropolia. In Metropolia you study for work life and after graduation you are in an excellent position in the job market. Metropolia invests in high quality teaching. Here you can experience the real spirit of doing things.

Metropolia and its teachers have the best company and work life networks. Through these networks you have access to trainee posts and projects, which enhance your professional skills. As Metropolia has a vast partner school network around the world, it is possible to complete part of your studies or do your training period abroad. Metropolia supports you financially during your studies and training abroad.

Multidisciplinarity and versatility are our strengths. As a student at Metropolia you achieve a strong know-how of your field and through cooperation with students from other fields, you learn to work in multiprofessional teams and gain the ability to produce new innovations. Working life appreciates this kind of know-how!  
  Metropolia has the most exhaustive education programme selection in Finland. We offer students flexible and versatile education possibilities, also in adult education. Our competent teachers and student counsellors help students plan their own personal study plan. Metropolia also has a student union, METKA, whose comprehensive sports services, tutor activity and active grip in developing our higher education society advance the progress of your studies in Metropolia.

Metropolia units are located within good traffic connections in Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa. I encourage you to familiarise yourself with the versatile cultural and other free time activities, which are close by. They offer a counterbalance to studying and work.
Wishing you a good and fulfilling study time at Metropolia

Riitta Konkola
President, CEO