Center for International Education


Laurea University of Applied Sciences is located in Vantaa, Finland. Students get all the benefits of a large university of applied sciences, with modern facilities and tools, and unique instructional approaches. Laurea boasts a strong international education program, and some international students complete full degree programs.

Program Highlights:

  • Laurea University has approximately 8,000 students in seven study locations operating in the Greater Helsinki Region.
  • The largest fields of study at Laurea are social sciences; business and administration; social services; health; and sports.  
  • Laurea offers 16 bachelor’s degree programs and seven are delivered in English. The bachelor's of health care in nursing is offered through Nazareth College.
  • Laurea also offers master’s degree programs. of which two are delivered in English.

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Andrea Young '09

"If you're a student with a sense of adventure, an interest in seeing the world, and a willingness to be flexible, this could be one of the most rewarding things you'll ever do."

Program Director

Mary D. Maher

Mary D. Maher

Assistant Professor in Nursing
Smyth Hall 283C