Admissions - Tampere University of Technology

Doctoral degree in your mind? Apply now!

TUT offers doctoral students a high-standard, inspiring research environment, high-quality supervision and support for pursuing a postgraduate degree. Doctoral education is organized through TUT's graduate school within the framework of faculty-specific doctoral programmes.

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Welcome to the TUT campus

Tampere University of Technology offers a unique campus setting in the Hervanta city district. Take a look and see for yourself!

Electronic nose ‘smells’ cancer

To remove all traces of a tumour, cancer surgeons need to be able to determine the boundary between malignant and healthy tissue during an operation. In his master’s thesis Anton Kontunen developed a method whereby an electronic nose detects cancerous tissue by analysing the smoke produced during electrosurgery.

“The new method speeds up surgery, saves costs and is patient-friendly,” lists Kontunen.

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Cricket field as a second home

Did you know that Tampere is a scene for major league cricket in Finland? This year, the Tampere Cricket Club won bronze medals at the televised national indoor championship tournament in Tampere.

“More than a half of our current TCC team, comprising 24 members, either study or work at Tampere University of Technology. In fact, TUT is also an important sponsor of ours,” says the team’s former captain Zafar Ahmed, a postdoctoral researcher at TUT.

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The career paths of TUT graduates are diverse

Bobin George Abraham from India studied in the Masters programme in Science and Bioengineering. He enjoyed the programme's "Learn by doing" -approach, which motivated him to continue as a researcher in the department. In Bobin's experience the doctoral studies at TUT provide academic freedom to plan your own research ideas, so the choice to start working on research was not difficult for him. Overall, TUT graduates find work in various fields, research work being just one of them.

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Study in Tampere

Tampere is a hub for leading-edge technology, research, education, culture, sports and business. It is one of the three most rapidly developing regions in Finland and the largest inland centre in the Nordic countries.

TUTLab is a heaven for wild ideas

Interested in 3D scanning or laser cutting? Not a problem – visit the TUTLab!

TUTLab provides the facilities for anything tech students may need for executing their ideas. The lab sports state-of-the-art equipment and software for planning and executing digital manufacture and it will be open to the whole campus community.

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International rankings

TUT’s placement in key international rankings has been on the rise in recent years. This year TUT ranked 47th on ‘QS Top 50 Under 50’ list. In 2017 TUT was ranked 380th in the QS World University Ranking.

In the Times Higher Education ranking, TUT’s strong suit was once again close industry collaboration. Measured with this indicator, TUT ranked in TOP 100 out of all universities.

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TUT offers a substantial number of scholarships for fee-paying students.

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