Tampere Universities community
The University of Tampere and Tampere University of Technology merged on 1 January 2019. The new foundation-based Tampere University together with Tampere University of Applied Sciences form a new higher education community in Tampere with competitive edges in technology, health and society.
The Tampere Universities community will form an academic community that offers students a broad range of avenues to pursue both theoretical and practically oriented studies. For students, the higher education community enables the provision of high-quality and respected international degrees, modern learning environments, and flexible study paths that create multidisciplinary degrees.
Frequently asked questions about the new higher education community
What happens on 1 January 2019?
The University of Tampere (UTA), Tampere University of Technology (TUT) and Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) join forces and form a new higher education community.
Tampere University Foundation combines the University of Tampere and Tampere University of Technology as the new foundation-based Tampere University. Tampere University Foundation engages in polytechnic education and research as the majority shareholder of Tampere University of Applied Sciences. From this fusion stems the working title Tampere3.
What do I have to do on 1 January 2019?
Can I choose any courses at any time from TAMK or Hervanta campus?
Is it easier to change my field of study or higher education institution?
From which university or higher education institution will I graduate?
If I have enrolled as absent, do I have to apply for a new right to study to continue my studies?
How do I benefit from the merger?
More on this topic in the intranet.
All attending degree students and the students of vocational teacher education at Tampere University of Applied Sciences have had a separate right to study at another Tampere3 higher education institution since 1 August 2016. The cross-institutional studies will cover study offerings available to all degree students and limited study offerings available only to students in a specific target group at another institution or campus.
Explore the cross-institutional study service at: ristiinopiskelu.tuni.fi/
International exchange students will seek these studies through the Cross campus studies service.