Savonia University of Applied Sciences


Study in a modern and international environment that supports your professional ambitions and continuous learning!

Savonia University of Applied Sciences (Savonia UAS) is one of the largest and most versatile universities of applied sciences in Finland. Our organization of experts educates strong professionals in six different fields of study. Our versatile Degree Programmes offer the students the opportunity to study as a full-time student or alongside their job (Master’s Degree and specialised studies) or flexible in the Open University of Applied Sciences. Our campuses are located in Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus.


Savonia UAS wishes to serve the surrounding work-life actively. Our R&D activities offer high-quality services and tailor-made solutions to the development needs of the businesses and work communities. Co-operation, networking and internationalisation are the crucial factors of our success. At Savonia, transdisciplinarity is secured by organising RDI into main axes called Competence Networks. These networks are Welfare products and services, Energy, the Environment and Safety and Industrial Design.

Savonia University of Applied Sciences is run by the Savonia University of Applied Sciences Ltd. The manager of the ltd and the President of Savonia UAS is Mrs Mervi Vidgrén.


Savonia University of Applied Sciences has made a decision to introduce tuition fees for non-EU/EEA students. The tuition fees apply to students starting their studies on 1 August 2017 or later. The tuition fee is charged for each academic year and it must be paid by 31 August.

The fees are:

  • for Bachelor studies, 5000 euros per academic year
  • for Master studies 6000 euros per academic year

All non-EU/EEA students of Savonia University of Applied Sciences may apply for a scholarship after they have been admitted to fee-charging Bachelor or Master degree programmes and they have enrolled themselves as a present. In the first academic year the scholarship covers 70% of the tuition fee; in the following academic years, the scholarship covers 50% of the tuition fee. To qualify for the scholarship after the first academic year, students must earn at least 55 credits of studies detailed in their personal study plan per academic year.



Savonia University of Applied Sciences

Savonia University of Applied Sciences
Mail: P.O. Box 6 FI-70201 KUOPIO
Street adress: Microkatu 1, KUOPIO
Tel. +358 17 255 6000
Fax. +358-17-255 5014

FI-70201 Kuopio, Finland
+358 17 2556000

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