Lahti University of Applied Sciences (LUAS) is a multidisciplinary higher education institution. The Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes at LUAS have been designed to respond to the demands and development needs of business and industry. Active collaboration with business, industry and other organisation are an integral part of studies.
LUAS is located in Southern Finland, 100 km from the capital Helsinki. It is a regional centre of expertise with over 5,000 students and approximately 250 full-time teaching staff. Annually LUAS also employs about 70 part-time teachers from other academic institutions, business and industry.
Lahti University of Applied Sciences operates in the fields of business, design and communication, fine arts, music and drama, tourism and hospitality, social and health care, technology and engineering. LUAS has over 20 degree programmes with over 40 specialisation lines. Two Bachelor's and one Master's degree programmes taught entirely in English.
Lahti University of Applied Sciences offers Bachelor's and Master's degree studies in the following fields:
- Design and Communication
- Technology and Engineering
- Social and Health Care
- Tourism and Hospitality Management
- Fine Arts
- Music and Drama