LAB University of Applied Sciences is a higher education institution focusing on innovation, business and industry. It operates in Lahti and Lappeenranta and also provides education online.
The strengths of this higher education institution specialising in innovation include the circular economy, design, the commercialisation of innovations and service innovations for health and well-being.
LAB have over 8 500 students, making it the sixth largest university of applied sciences in Finland.
LAB offers a variety of high quality Bachelor's and Master's Degree Programmes in Health Care and Social Services, Technology, Business, Tourism and Hospitality, as well as Design and Fine Arts.
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|Total Number of Staff||500|
|Number of Academic Staff||450|
|Number of Students||8500|
SUSTAINABILITY - Sustainable material cycles
INNOVATIONS - Solutions for growth-oriented business
DESIGN - Designing sustainable solutions
HEALTH - New service innovations and solutions
|Web link for international students||https://www.lab.fi/en/exchange-students|
|Fields of Study Offered||Fine arts
Audio-visual techniques and media production
Business and administration (broad programmes)
Computing (broad programmes)
Engineering and engineering trades (broad programmes)
Materials (wood, paper, plastic, glass)
Health (broad programmes)
Social services (broad programmes)
Hotel, restaurant and catering
Travel, tourism and leisure