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

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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.

New project to prevent problems with acid sulphate soils using a mobile app

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The new HaSuRiski project draws up risk maps of acid sulphate soils in Finland. Within the project, a prototype for a mobile application will be developed. The app uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to model the risk maps and will help experts plan land use in high-risk areas.

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Happening at Arcada

18 Jan

My Future Work 2022: Meet & Greet

My Future Work is Arcada's annual recruiting event where working life meets students. The event offers a great opportunity to get in touch with future talents. During the academic year 2021-2022 we are organizing several My Future Work events where you get to meet students from Arcada.