Study at Arcada

Regardless of whether this is the first step in your career or if you are already well immersed in working life, Arcada offers degree programmes and courses that will ensure that you are fully equipped to tackle future challenges.

Research, development and innovation at Arcada

At Arcada we conduct both basic and applied research. Arcada provides an innovative environment with a focus on research-based innovation for business and the public sectors. We emphasize the connections between research and teaching involving students and the surrounding society in our projects.

Cooperation and Services

Co-operation and partnerships – foundations for exchanging knowledge ! At Arcada University of Applied Sciences we believe in, and actively pursue, close co-operation with organizations, companies as well as the public sector. Research and education that is conducted in close collaboration with business partners and the public sector ensure significant results and that Arcada’s competences benefit society as a whole.

Arcada University of Applied Sciences

Arcada is a multidisciplinary university of applied sciences in Finland.

At our international campus in Helsinki, our 2,700 students and 170 employees work at the forefront of change and development. We conduct research relevant to society and provide lifelong learning in business and IT, energy and materials technology, health and welfare, culture and media, and healthcare. Together with our partners, we open doors for Nordic cooperation of global relevance.

We create smart solutions for a dynamic working life and a vibrant Swedish-language culture in Finland.

About us

Fönster på Arcada

Arcada is a multi-professional University of Applied Sciences in Finland. At our campus in Helsinki (Finland), our 2,700 students and 170 staff work across disciplines to advance culture and knowledge.

Sustainability and social responsibility

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Sustainability and social responsibility are present in all activities at Arcada: in our education, research, organisational culture and on campus. At Arcada, we have a broad perspective on sustainablity - both economic, cultural and social sustainability is something we see as crucial for the future.

Collaborate with us

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We are constantly looking for new ways to collaborate with different actors in society.

Film by Arcada students awarded at Love & Anarchy

Bild från inspelningen av kortfilmen Ner i Djupet.

The short film Death of a Boy received two awards in the film festival Love & Anarchy's competition for domestic short films in September. The Arcada production won the Audience Award and the Special mention from the Judges. 

Category: Event

Arcada celebrates 25-year anniversary 

Undervisningsminister Li Andersson håller festtalet.

The opening of the academic year 2021-2022 marked the beginning of Arcada’s 25th anniversary. Minister of education Li Andersson delivered the celebratory speech during the event, that was streamed online this year.

Category: Event