People, activities and innovations in Savonia

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Welcome to Savonia UAS

We are a University of Applied Sciences committed to the education of strong professionals in seven different study fields. Our versatile programmes offer students the opportunity to study as a full-time student or alongside their work (Master’s Degree and specialised studies).

Our campuses are located in the cities of Kuopio, Iisalmi, and Varkaus. We have over 7000 students from which 500 are international students, and 530 employees.

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New student? Start here!

First, let us just tell you how happy we are to have you join our Savonian community! We also know that you may be having a lot of questions. Please do not worry, we have all the resources you need to get you started.

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Let’s talk business

Savonia’s RDI department is responsible for supporting regional development and internationalisation. Savonia’s RDI also produces new competences and knowledge for the use of local operators, based on working life orientation.