Miro Erkintalo graduated from TUT with a doctorate in 2012. He was one of the youngest doctoral graduates in the history of TUT. Erkintalo has since joined the University of Auckland to coordinate acclaimed research in laser physics.
He continues collaborating with his alma mater within an international team investigating, among other things, the similarities between optics and oceans.
Miro Erkintalo wants to leave his mark on the world and academia.
TUT offers eight high-quality Master's degree programmes with altogether 23 study options in English in the fields of technology and architecture. The application period for the 2015 intake starts 2 December and finishes 6 February. The programmes and applying instructions can be found on the Admissions-webpage.
TUT’s promotional video titled “Research is the key to the future” takes you on a breath-taking visual journey into the world of science, retracing the industrial history of Tampere and reaching for the stars to offer a glimpse into the future of scientific exploration. The video illustrates TUT’s commitment to pursue research for the benefit of people and the environment.
Mikhail is a graduate from the Master's Programme in Business and Technology at TUT, now called Industrial Engineering and Management, who found his current job at the end of his studies through a master's thesis project. At the moment Mikhail is working for the same Finnish company as a project engineer.
At TUT all new students starting their studies, both Finnish and international, degree students and exchange students, are a part of a tutor group. Student tutors help new students with various issues regarding the start of their studies, life in Tampere and studying at TUT. Undoubtedly, the tutor groups are also excellent for getting to know your fellow students! The new international tutors have now been selected, and Nemat, Gazi and Eero amongst them are happy to welcome all new international students to TUT and Tampere in the autumn!
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.
The Student Union of TUT has various suborganizations and student clubs that focus on a certain activity. For example, there are student clubs for fishing, DJing and wine-tasting. As the student clubs are popular among both native and international students, they are a great way to get to know other students and make friends - friends who can later form the core of your professional network.
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.
TUT offers a comfortable study environment and a number of free-of-charge services that support studies and make everyday life easier for students. The compact campus includes excellent facilities for independent study and group work. There are, for example, a well-equipped library, several workstations and computer labs, various group and study rooms, hobby club premises and inviting cafés and restaurants on campus.
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.