About TUT - Tampere University of Technology

Lecturer and mentor

The Student Union of Tampere University of Technology conferred the 2017 Lecturer of the Year Award on Jouni Lyly-Yrjänäinen from the Laboratory of Industrial and Information Management. Lyly-Yrjänäinen describes himself as a teacher and mentor. He prepares his international degree-seeking students for careers in Finland. The employment rate of recent graduates who have completed the international Master’s Degree Programme in Industrial Engineering and Management is as high as 60 per cent.

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Open access speeds up scientific progress and makes life easier for researchers

TUT is the most prolific open access publisher of all the technologically oriented universities in Finland. Researchers are encouraged to make their papers openly accessible: it takes some extra effort but brings tangible benefits.

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An international scientific community

TUT is located in Tampere, the Nordic countries’ largest inland city, some 170 km north of the capital Helsinki. TUT’s campus in the suburb of Hervanta is a community of 10,500 undergraduate and postgraduate students and close to 2,000 employees. Internationality is an inherent part of all the University’s activities. Around 1,500 foreign nationals from more than 60 countries work or pursue studies at TUT.

Facts and figures

ECIU brings together young, innovative universities

Tampere University of Technology (TUT) joined the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU) at the beginning of 2017. ECIU promotes the internationalization of its member universities and represents their interests at the EU level.

“TUT is one of the most international universities in Finland. While our professors and researchers maintain close collaboration with colleagues from around the world, it is also important to be involved in cross-institutional networks,” says President Mika Hannula.

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Faculties and laboratories of the TUT 2017

TUT – a foundation university

Tampere University of Technology is one of the two Finnish universities operating in the form of a foundation. The foundation model promotes the development of education and research at TUT and gives the University good prerequisites to succeed amid growing international competition. The proceeds of the 137 million euro foundation capital enable further investment in new openings in research and education as well as in the development of quality and operations management.

TUT – a foundation university

Alumni relations

Are you one of the some 20,000 alumni who have graduated from Tampere University of Technology? We acknowledge and embrace our alumni as vital stakeholders and invite all former students and employees to join our community.

Alumni relations