Starting studies


Studies at universities of applied sciences are practice-oriented alternatives to the traditional university education in Finland. Studies at a university of applied sciences provides the students with an excellent combination of hands-on skills along with a strong theoretical knowledge base.

LAB Newcomers group has been launched

The group is aimed at students who have been accepted to LAB University of Applied Sciences in Autumn 2021.

In the Newcomers Discord group you are able to get to know other new degree students and also meet some of our current students. It's  the perfect place for you to discuss and ask questions about LAB University of Applied Sciences. Your fellow students here at LAB will also share interesting facts and tips about Lahti, Lappeenranta and Finland in general.

Get started with Discord download and registration instructions, if you have not used Discord before.

You can join the group through this Discord link: