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Lappeenranta University of Technology: Overview, Rankings, Fees & Courses

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Q:   What can an international student at Lappeenranta University of Technology study?


International students at Lappeenranta University of Technology have course options at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels. At the bachelor’s level, students can choose from over 8 Business or Technology programs. A few of the programs that are offered are Computational Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management, Technology and Engineering Sciences. At the graduate level, more than 20 degree programs are offered. A few disciplines in which master’s programs are offered are Business Administration, Software Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Social Sciences, etc. The doctoral level programs cover all aspects of Science. A few of the doctoral programs offered at the university are Business and Management, Energy Systems, and Engineering Science.


Q:   What is the acceptance rate of LUT University Finland?


According to unofficial sources, Lappeenranta University of Technology Finland acceptance rate is around 15%. This signifies that the university is very selective while granting admissions. So, students with an exceptional academic record have a higher chance of getting admission. To study the bachelor’s programs of the university, the applicants must have completed upper secondary class education. Whereas, for admission to graduate courses, the applicants are required to have a relevant bachelor’s degree.


Q:   Why study at LUT University Finland?


At LUT, the major academic fields are Business, Technology or Social Sciences. Furthermore, the university is one of the Top 300 Universities in the world as per Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2024. Ranked 1st in terms of reputation among Finnish Universities, LUT prepares students to constantly evolve with the working world. In short, the graduates from the degree programs are experts in technological and economic development and sustainability. In the context of academic programs, students can apply to a variety of English-language bachelor’s programs and master’s programs.



Q:   Is LUT University public or private?


LUT University is a public Science university in Finland. The international community at the university comprises over 9,000 members. There are two campuses of the university; Lappeenranta and Lahti. Furthermore, the university is also among the world’s Top 200 universities for global impact (THE 2023 Impact Rankings). Also, as per 2022 THE rankings, LUT University is one of the 20 best small universities across the globe.


LUT University Scholarships

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Q:   Can I get a 100% scholarship at the master's degree level at LUT University?


At the master’s level, only one academic scholarship is available for LUT University students. This scholarship is the Finland Scholarship. It is only available for regular admission and when a tuition fee is required. No separate scholarship application has to be filled out to avail this scholarship. This scholarship includes:

  • Full coverage of the tuition fee
  • EUR 5,000 for living costs for the first academic year



Q:   What is an Early Bird discount at LUT University?


The Early Bird Discount at LUT University is offered to students for the first academic year. The Early Bird Discount is of EUR 6,000 for the first academic year is offered. The tuition fee of EUR 7,500 is offered within 21 days from the date of having been emailed the official email of being admitted. An Early Bird Discount is applicable for bachelor’s degrees too (Regular admission). These bachelor’s programs are Computational Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management, Sustainable International Business, and Technology and Engineering Science


LUT University Admission Dates 2024

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Q:   How to apply to LUT University Finland?


To apply to the Lappeenranta University of Technology, the applicants are required to first fill out the application form online. Also, upload the required documents. For bachelor’s programs, the following documents are required to apply:


Q:   What is the application deadline of the Lappeenranta University of Technology?


The Lappeenranta University of Technology application deadlines for bachelor’s and master’s programs are listed below:


Application Timeline

Master’s programs

Dec 1, 2024 – Jan 22, 2025

Bachelor’s programs in English

Jan 8, 2025 – Jan 22, 2025


LUT University Tuition Fees, Duration & Eligibility

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MS(16 courses)
INR 12 L
Duration2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 90 & Above, PTE: 62 & Above
B.E. / B.Tech(6 courses)
Duration3 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 & Above, TOEFL: 78 & Above, PTE: 54 & Above
MBA/PGDM(7 courses)
INR 12 L
Duration2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 90 & Above, PTE: 62 & Above
MIM(7 courses)
INR 12 L
Duration2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 90 & Above, PTE: 62 & Above
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Q:   How can I get admission to LUT University?


To get into the Lappeenranta University of Technology, the applicants are required to meet the academic entry requirements. These are given as follows:

  • Bachelor’s: The applicants should have completed upper secondary education
  • Master’s: The applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in the same field or closely related field

Apart from the above-given entry requirements, the applicants are also required to meet the English language requirements.


Q:   What are the English language requirements for LUT?


The accepted test scores at Lappeenranta University of Technology are IELTS / TOEFL / PTE. The minimum test scores required in these tests for master’s degree courses are given below:


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Q:   How can I get into LUT University Master's in Business Analytics?


Lappeenranta University of Technology Finland Master’s in Business Analytics duration is 2 years. The language of instruction of this programme is English and the admission requirements are given below:

  • A Bachelor’s of Science in Economics and / or Business Administration degree is required
  • Those who have a bachelor’s degree in a field other than Business Administration should also have GMAT / GRE General with the minimum score required

Q:   How much does it cost to go to LUT University Finland?


For master’s degree programs, LUT University Finland tuition fees is EUR 13,500 per academic year for international students. Apart from this, students are also required to pay living expenses that include accommodation expenses. These will be roughly around EUR 700 per month. Other expenses included in the living expenses are a monthly bus pass, movie ticket, coffee, etc.

Also Check: Cost of Living in Finland for International Students 

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Q:   Can I do an internship while studying at Lappeenranta University of Technology Finland?


Yes, students can include an internship to their electives studies at bachelor’s and master’s level. The most common way to get an internship is to accredit a summer job period. The duration of an internship is 2-4 months, which takes place between May and August. The content of internship at the bachelor’s level is not defined, but, internships in own field is required. For the master’s degree, both content and the level of internship should be directly connected to the respective study field.



Q:   What LUT Career Spark Subsidy?


LUT Career Spark Subsidy and master’s thesis subsidy is the university’s subsidy form for employers, who offer an internship or master’s thesis place to international students. The aim of this is to support international students’ employment and integration into Finnish working life. LUT Career Spark covers part of the wage costs. LUT pays a subsidy of EUR 1,200 – EUR 2,200 to employers.



LUT University Rankings 2024

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Q:   What is Lappeenranta University of Technology ranked in the world?


Lappeenranta University of Technology QS ranking in the year 2024 is #351. It was placed at #388 position in 2023. This shows that there has been an improvement in the university’s ranking. The university has performed well in the citation per faculty member indicator. According to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2024, the university has been placed at #251-300 in 2024.


Q:   What is the ranking of LUT University in 2024?


LUT University ranking in 2024 according to the top international ranking publishers are given below:

  • QS World University Rankings: #351
  • THE World University Rankings: #251-300

When compared with the previous year’s QS ranking, the university’s position has improved by 37 places. Even in THE rankings, the university’s position has improved from #301-350 in 2023 to #251-300 in 2024


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In Lahti and Lappeenranta, the accommodation expenses for a student apartment will be roughly EUR 700 per month. Also, as a degree student in Finland, students shall be issued a student card that entitles them to student discounts on meals and other services. A few apt examples of prices are as foll


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