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.

Orientation for the new LAB students: feedback survey, autumn semester 2021

Hello, new student!

Your well-being is important to us. This is why we wish to know how are you and how have your studies started. In collaboration with student union KOE, we have prepared a feedback survey concerning the orientation at LAB University of Applied Sciences. You will find the survey via the link below.

The survey is open 13–30 September 2021. Reply to the survey here: Feedback survey by LAB University of Applied Sciences.

Your opinion matters. We aim to improve our activities so that they match your needs in the best possible way. Your feedback is very important to us, and we will conduct an analysis based on the responses during the autumn. Replying to the feedback survey is anonymous.

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: