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About Arcada

A modern and international University of Applied Sciences

About Arcada

In short

Arcada is a multi-professional university of applied sciences (UAS) with campus located in Arabianranta, Helsinki. We offer high quality practice-oriented higher education at both Bachelor’s and Master’s levels as well as further education in Swedish and English within: 

  • Business Administration
  • Sports
  • Media
  • Culture
  • Social- and Health Care
  • Technology

Arcada was last audited in November 2017 by The Finnish Higher Education Evaluation Council. You can read more about Arcada's Management System here.
Fineccc Audited

 

Students

2443

Employees

165

Educational Departments

5

Bachelor Programmes

17

Master Programmes

10

Vision & Values

Vision

Innovative thinking for the sustainable development of society.

Operational idea

Arcada is a Swedish university of applied sciences that promotes a bilingual Finland, offers demand-oriented professional education and conducts applied research.

Message

We co-create relevant solutions for a sustainable society.

Values we promote

  • Student-centred learning
  • Community involvement for sustainable development
  • The willingness to change and an enterprising spirit
  • Transparency, responsibility and tolerance

Priorities 2025

  • Growth - new target groups
  • Developing the education offered
  • Open research with increased impact
  • Competence maintenance and personnel policies