Science community on the Niemi Campus
The Niemi Campus in Lahti is home to a unique science community of international standing, which is formed by some 200 experts from the University of Helsinki and LUT University. The universities offer complementary competence in the region, especially related to the research and development of urban environments and their business and industry.
Long-term cooperation with the surrounding society and its various actors forms a central part of the universities’ operations in Lahti. Cooperation has been promoted, for example, by engaging in numerous research and development projects with partners in Päijät-Häme and by introducing new education opportunities in the region.
The universities’ operations in Lahti are closely related to the operations on their other campuses. Close ties to larger operations and international expert networks enable ambitious and high-quality research, development and education activities on the Niemi Campus.