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Savonia University of Applied Sciences is one the largest and most versatile Universities of Applied Sciences in Finland. Our organization of experts educates strong professionals in six different fields of study. Our versatile Degree Programmes offer the students the opportunity to study as a fulltime student or alongside their job (Master’s Degree and specialised studies) or flexibly in the Open University of Applied Sciences. Our campuses are located in Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus.

Savonia delivers people to your location who know it best!

  • Substantial time and money savings
  • With Savonia on-site services, you and your team can enjoy the benefits of hands-on training delivered right to location of your choose.
  • Flexible facility and scheduling options
  • Hold courses at the time and location that meet your needs best.

Maximum convenience with minimal disruption

  • Offer your employees the simplicity and convenience of training close to home.

Savonia UAS wishes to serve the surrounding work life actively. Our R&D activities offer high-quality services and tailor-made solutions to the development needs of the businesses and work communities. Co-operation, networking and internationalisation are the crucial factors of our success. In Savonia, transdisciplinarity is secured by organising RDI into main axes called Competence Networks. These networks are Welfare products and services, Energy, Technology, the Environment and Safety and Industrial Design.


Services, products and courses in Agriculture and Foods

This focus area is characterised by research and development activities integrated at various stages of the food supply chain. The Foodstuffs leading edge concentrates on foods and consumer behaviour, as well as consumers’ well-being related to nutrition. The Agriculture leading edge generates cost-effective solutions based on sustainable technologies particularly in the field of agriculture to meet the needs of enterprises operating in the food supply chain.

Services, products and courses in Health and Welfare

The two leading edges are client participation promotion with flexible models and operational models for technology utilisation in the social and health sector. Focus is on anticipatory work and early intervention, mobile services, promotion of professional competence, strengthening the agency of the ageing, well-being of families with children and flexible, authentic learning environments.

Services, products and courses in Energy, Technology, Environment and Safety

The leading edges are water safety and decentralised energy production. Research activities are related:

  • water safety focus on the monitoring of water quality
  • water treatment techniques
  • bioprocesses in renewable energy production
  • thermal utilisation of renewable energy
  • decentralised energy production
  • intensification of energy use
  • electric energy reserves
  • electric vehicles and their usability

The leading edges are the new production innovations in management of the productivity of the delivery networks.


Read more in our Regional Developer Brochure

Technopolis Campus
Microkatu 1, 70201 Kuopio

Savonia University of Applied Sciences Technopolis Campus is the main conference venue for our intensive courses. Technopolis Microkatu is a Kuopio Landmark. Microkatu creates excellent networking opportunities for the approximately 150 companies, one of them being Savonia UAS. The campus area offers modern and high-quality facilities for student, library, and restaurant services, and one of the cafeterias on the campus –CafeSavotta- is run by the student union. The multidisciplinary and international campus, the school for health professionals, has an active role in the development of the private and public sector organisations in the area.