Welcome to Arcada University of Applied Life

Arcada is an international and modern university of applied sciences in Helsinki, Finland. We offer high-quality education and further education in Swedish and English for out 2,700 students. We believe in close contact with the workplace and cooperate with some ninety higher education institutions and universities throughout the world. We also conduct practical research that is socially relevant to the world we live in.

Follow us at Inside Arcada

Meet students, staff and alumni in the blog that gives you a glimpse behind the curtains of the University of Applied life.

From our YouTube Channel

Browse our clips and find everything from exciting student projects and interviews to our latest campaign movies.



Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!


Opening hours during the holiday season

The Arcada building is closed between the 22nd of December 2014 and the 6th of January 2015.


Graduated from Arcada UAS during September and October 2014

Arcada UAS has the great honor to graduate 26 students during September and October 2014. Wishing you all success in your future careers!


Mirja Andersson leads Arcada’s work in unique interdisciplinary research project

Arcada’s expertise in polymers and plastics has landed the university of applied sciences a position in the research group for ARVI – a four-year strategic res



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Jan-Magnus Janssonin aukio 1
00560 Helsinki
tel: 0207 699 699
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