Finland

2

The Helsinki Metropolitan Area

The Helsinki Metropolitan Area includes the cities of Espoo, Helsinki, Kauniainen and Vantaa. The population of the area is approximately 1.1 million. Helsinki Metropolitan Area (HMA) is Finland’s administrative, educational and business center. Eight of Finland’s twenty universities are located in the area and most of the Finnish multinational companies have their headquarters in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area. Read more about Technopolis’s campuses in Espoo, Helsinki and Vantaa.

Oulu

The City of Oulu is the fifth-largest city in Finland and the center of the Northern Ostrobothnia region. Oulu’s population is approximately 193,000 and the University of Oulu has around 16,000 students. Read more about Technopolis’s campuses in Oulu.

Tampere

Tampere is the third-largest city in Finland and the largest inland city in the Nordic countries. The population of the city is approximately 221,000 and that of the Tampere region approximately 314,000. The city has two universities: the Tampere University of Technology and the University of Tampere. The total number of university students is around 26,000. Read more about Technopolis’s campuses in Tampere.

Kuopio

Kuopio is the center of the Northern Savonia region with a population of approximately 106,000. The University of Kuopio is focused on the healthcare, environment and well-being sectors. It has special know-how in cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, gene therapy and drug research. The university has around 6,200 students. Read more about Technopolis’s campuses in Kuopio.

Jyväskylä

Jyväskylä is the center of the Central Finland region, a university city and the seventh-largest city in Finland. It has a population of approximately 135,000. Jyväskylä university has around 15,000 students. Read more about Technopolis’s campuses in Jyväskylä.