Studying in Lahti

Lahti is the latest addition to Finland’s university towns. It is also the 2021 European Green Capital. Benefiting from excellent transport connections, the city offers students a green, easily accessible, relaxed and affordable place to study, with superb exercise, culture and leisure opportunities. University activities are centrally located on the Niemi Campus.

The University of Helsinki and LUT University provide academic studies in Lahti. The range of education meets various needs and includes:

  • Degree education
  • Continuing education
  • Open university studies
  • Customised education, for example, for companies

Students also have access to study support services. The full range of higher education provided in Päijät-Häme as well as further information about studies can be found at

In Lahti, higher education institutions enjoy close contacts with the region’s business and industry. Projects and traineeships carried out during studies, as well as study-related events and contacts help students transition into the workplace. Support is also available for cooperation with employers. To get started, please have a look at the handbook for working life cooperation.

The Lahti University Campus is an active provider of science education for children and young people. The Päijät-Häme LUMA Centre inspires children and young people to study and pursue the natural sciences, mathematics, IT and technology. The Lahti Junior University puts all children and young people in Lahti in closer contact with science during their schooling and education through its activities. Read more on science education

The Niemi Campus can be reached in less than 15 minutes by bicycle or public transport. Read more about the routes and schedules and student discounts offered by Lahti Region Transport.

Student apartments can be found through Lahden Talot. Browse the apartments available and submit your application.

Please contact us with any questions about study opportunities in Lahti or about Lahti as a place of study:


Niemen kampus
Niemenkatu 73 (B-osa), 15140 Lahti
Mukkulankatu 19, 15210 Lahti


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