Arcada and Åland UAS launch master's degree programme which responds to the need for more sustainable solutions in the energy industry

Engineering students and teacher in lab

Arcada University of Applied Sciences (UAS) and Åland UAS are launching an English-language engineering degree programme at master’s level. The programme focuses on energy automation and sustainability. The one-year master's programme goes by the name Energy Automation Sustainable Engineering (EASE) and has strong connections to the business world.

Category: Press release

"Come on kids, let’s play”, says the robot – new Arcada project focuses on child-robot interaction

Bild på en robot med människor runt omkring

Already ten years ago Arcada set off its research in AI (artificial intelligence) and pioneered the field with a master's programme in Big Data Analytics. In recent years, Arcada further sharpened its focus in AI research by specifically focusing on ethical issues related to new technologies and on the interaction between humans and robots. So far, dentistry, elderly care, rehabilitation, and preventive health care have benefited from this research – and now the focus is set on child-robot interaction.

Category: Artificial intelligence

Arcada supports athletes to combine top level sports with studies

Oskar och Robert Kirmes tävlar i redskapsgymnastik.

Arcada's partnership with The Helsinki Metropolitan Area sports academy Urhea supports those who want to focus on their sports career and get an education at the same time. For the students, it's valuable to be able to get a degree while aiming for the medals.

Category: Education

Arcada completes health technology centre with donation from Algol


The new learning environment Arcada Health Tech Hub will be completed in the spring of 2023 thanks to a €25,000 donation from the multi-branch company Algol. The centre will be used primarily by students in occupational therapy and physiotherapy, but will also provide a space for professionals, researchers and companies to come together around health technology solutions.

Category: Fundraising

Arcada awarded €500,000 to further develop trustworthy AI

Student posing for camera

The Ministry of Education and Culture has granted ten universities of applied sciences in Finland a total of EUR 5 million in state funding for research, development and innovation. Arcada is awarded 500,000 euro to continue developing its strategic focus on trustworthy AI (artificial intelligence).

Category: Research