Laurea University of Applied Sciences

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Laurea University of Applied Sciences
Laurea-ammattikorkeakoulu
Laurea-ammattikorkeakoulun logo.svg
Established 1992
Type University of applied sciences (polytechnic)
President Jouni Koski [1]
Students 7,800
Location Hyvinkää, Kerava, Espoo, Lohja, Porvoo and Vantaa, Uusimaa, Finland
Campus Hyvinkää, Kerava, Leppävaara, Lohja, Otaniemi, Porvoo and Vantaa
Former names Espoon–Vantaan ammattikorkeakoulu
Website www.laurea.fi
Campus of Laurea UAS in Tikkurila, Vantaa

Laurea University of Applied Sciences (Finnish: Laurea-ammattikorkeakoulu) is a university of applied sciences that operates in the region of Uusimaa, Finland. It offers programmes in Finnish and English.

Education in Laurea University of Applied Sciences is based on the Learning by Developing (LbD) operational model. Laurea has approximately 7,800 students and employs approximately 500 personnel. Laureas seven campuses are located in the Greater Helsinki region, in Hyvinkää, Kerava, Espoo (in Leppävaara and Otaniemi), Lohja, Porvoo and Vantaa.

Laurea was established in 1992 with the name Espoo-Vantaa Polytechnic, which was changed to its current form in 2001.

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