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, two of which 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 Dahl Maher

Mary Dahl Maher

Associate Professor, Interim Chair & Coordinator of Nursing Global Studies and Director of the Public Health Program in Nursing
Smyth Hall 221A