Lappeenrannan-Lahden Teknillinen Yliopisto LUT
Motto in English
|Land of the curious|
|Website||http://www.lut.fi/en - English site http://www.lut.fi/fi - Finnish site|
LUT University (English: Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT) (Finnish: Lappeenrannan-Lahden Teknillinen Yliopisto LUT) is a public research university which was established in 1969. The university's Lappeenranta campus is situated on the shore of lake Saimaa – the 4th largest lake in Europe. LUT University's second campus is in Finnish city of Lahti. LUT University also has research units in the Finnish cities of Mikkeli and Kouvola.
LUT University is a Finnish University of Technology, in that is specializes its academics and research on the fields of engineering and technology. The university also has a school of business. LUT University specializes on renewable technology, combatting climate change, and finding sustainable engineering solutions.
LUT University has been ranked in the top 5 Finnish Universities in the 2023 QS Top 500 Universities list, and is in the top 3% of Universities globally. LUT has steadily risen in global and domestic prestige, being ranked in the world's 20 most rapidly developing challenger universities. LUT was also ranked the 9th best University on the globe for climate action.
There are 1,089 staff members and 6,331 students in the university. LUT awards the following degrees: Bachelor of Science (Econ), Bachelor of Science (Tech), Master of Science (Tech), Master of Science (Econ), Licentiate of Science (Econ), Licentiate of Science (Tech), Doctor of Science (Tech), Doctor of Science (Econ), and Doctor of Philosophy.
LUT University has internationally accredited Master's programmes. Master's degree programme in International Marketing Management was awarded EFMD's EPAS-accreditation. EUR-ACE and ASIIN-accredited programmes LUT University has are in Chemical Engineering, Energy Technology, Environmental Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and in Industrial Management.
LUT University is ran and funded by the Finnish government. LUT University is apart of the LUT-Universities Group. The group also runs the LAB University of Applied Sciences which shares a campus with LUT University. LUT University focuses on academic, theoretical, highly technical, and research oriented subjects, while LAB University of Applied Sciences focuses on practical and career-oriented teaching.
In the year 2022, LUT University received 4,196 domestic applicants, and accepted 620 new students. This puts LUT University's domestic acceptance rate at 15%, making the University competitive to get accepted into.
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