Top reasons to study here

  • Our international community is composed of approximately 6,000 students and experts engaged in scientific research and academic education.
  • Clean energy and water, circular economy and sustainable business are the key questions to which LUT seeks solutions through technology and business.
  • We offer 20 Master’s programmes in the fields of technology and business, and one Bachelor’s programme in the field of engineering.

Short Courses



Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) is a pioneering science university in Finland, bringing together the fields of science and business since 1969.


7,000 students, teachers and researchers make up the university's international scientific community. Demanding current issues such as curbing climate change, the availability of clean water and the continuous availability of energy are the aims of the technology and business solutions LUT produces. The well-being of the world moves us.

In the disciplines of business administration, LUT concentrates on sustainable value creation through fostering innovations and continuous renewal – competitiveness.

At LUT, you can obtain the degree of either in Master of Science in Technology, M. Sc. (Tech.), or Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration, M. Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.).


LUT's green energy and technological research promotes economic and technological development and builds long-lasting well-being for the future. LUT focuses its actions on demanding issues such as the mitigation of climate change and the continuous availability of clean water and energy.

LUT is committed to renewable energy solutions, a waste-free world, clean water for all, sustainable and smart business modules, and the promotion of new green-collar entrepreneurship to boost growth. We fight for a better world – for all that is good.  

University Ranking

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Student services

Services for students

  • Accommodation
  • Free time & social activities
  • Health services
  • Student tutoring
  • Meet a Local Family programme
  • Library
  • Restaurants at the campus

Housing services

The accommodation is arranged by LOAS (Lappeenrannan Opiskelija-asuntosäätiö, Lappeenranta Student Housing Foundation). The housing application will be filled in on-line on LOAS' website.

The student flat is usually a cellular apartment, a flat shared between 2-3 students. Each student has a room of his/her own with a lockable door and a shared kitchen and toilet/washing facilities. Each room is furnished with a bed, a large desk, a desk lamp, a chair, a bookshelf and a wardrobe.

Library services

Lappeenranta Academic Library is a public specialist library serving the Lappeenranta University of Technology and Saimaa University of Applied Sciences, as well as businesses and the general public.

The main library facility is located at the Skinnarila campus in Lappeenranta. In addition, the library has a branch at the Linnala campus of the Saimaa University of Applied Sciences in Imatra.

Medical services

The Finnish Student Health Service (FSHS) provides general health care, mental health care and dental health care services for undergraduate students of universities and other institutions of higher education.

Student Life

Campus life

The compact campus area located by the beautiful Lake Saimaa offers LUT students all the student services needed. Most student apartments are located within walking distance, and the university premises offer everything from laboratories to library services, restaurants to health care services – all this literally under one roof.

LUT's compact campus area, located by the beautiful Lake Saimaa, offers LUT students lots of services. Furthermore Student tutoring programme, Meet a Local Family programme and activities organized by Student Union help you to integrate to your new home town and the university community.

Sports facilities

  • LUT Sports hall
  • Nordic walking
  • Swimming
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Downhill skiing
  • Skating and ice hockey
  • Ice hockey games
  • Lappeenranta sports hall (Lappeenrannan urheilutalo)


  • By international accreditations LUT promotes the quality management and international comparability of the programmes as well as mobility of the graduates. International accreditations are in accordance with the strategy of the University as they support internationalization of the programmes and professionalisation of the programme management.
  • #356 in the QS World University Rankings