| Public Osakeyhtiö|
| 2007 (opened 2008)|
| Expertise and insight for the future|
Helsinki & Vantaa & Espoo, Finland
Riitta Konkola (16 Mar 2007–)
Osaamista ja oivallusta tulevaisuuden tekemiseen (Expertise and insight for the future)
Laurea University of Applie, Haaga‑Helia University of Applie, Helsinki Polytechnic Stadia, Tampere University of Applie, Aalto University
Metropolia University of Applied Sciences (Finnish: Metropolia Ammattikorkeakoulu) is the largest University of Applied Sciences in Finland situated in Helsinki metropolitan area. The university has four fields of study: culture, business, health care and social services, and technology. Teaching is also provided in English.
The number of students is 16,500 and the staff about 1,050. In the year 2015 nearly 2 900 students graduated from Metropolia.
Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences Wikipedia
EVTEK University of Applied Sciences and Helsinki Polytechnic Stadia merged into Metropolia University of Applied Sciences on 1 August 2008.
Metropolia University of Applied Sciences is one of the most international universities of applied sciences in Finland. Twelve international degree programmes, student and teacher mobility, work placement opportunities abroad and various projects play an essential role in the international activities at Metropolia. Over 1 450 foreign students representing 90 nationalities study in Metropolia. Some 550 Metropolian students visit partner schools abroad as exchanges of over 3 months and about 450 exchange students come to Metropolia. Metropolia has over 400 partner universities around the world.
In the year 2015 the number of staff was 1 050, including 670 teachers.
Metropolia is a LTD-company. The shareholders in the company are the capital region cities Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa and Kauniainen and the municipality of Kirkkonummi.
The Managing Director, President is Ms Riitta Konkola.
LTD. Board of Directors
The Board of Directors from 26.5.2016
Chairperson Mr. Henri Kuitunen, Helsinki
Members:Ms Elina Lehto-Häggroth (Vantaa)
Mr. Martti Lipponen (Vantaa)
Mr. Kalevi Ekman (Espoo)
Mr. Sampo Suihko (Espoo)
Ms Tuula Saxholm (Helsinki)
Ms Ritva Viljanen (Helsinki)
Mr. Jarno Varteva (staff representative)
Mr. Jemi Heinilä (student representative)
Metropolia has about 20 campuses in Helsinki Metropolitan Area. By the year 2019 Metropolia will concentrate on four campuses: Espoo Leppävaara, Helsinki Arabianranta and Myllypuro and Vantaa Myyrmäki. The new campus in Myllypuro will be housing over 6000 students and the school administration.Agricolankatu
Civil Engineering with specialization in Sustainable Building Engineering
European Business Administration
International Business and Logistics
Emergency and Critical Care Nursing
Health Business Management
Construction and Real Estate Management (ConREM) (by cooperation with HTW-Berlin University of Applied Sciences)
Bio and Food Technology
Biomedical Laboratory Science
Building Services Engineering
Fashion and Clothing
Film and Television
Industrial Management and Engineering
Land Surveying Technology
Materials Technology and Surface Engineering
Prosthetics and Orthotics
Radiography and Radiotherapy
Building Services Engineering
Business and Administration
Development and Leadership in Health Care and Social Services
Entrepreneurship and Business Competence
Supply Chain Management