Key Facts in 2016



BioMediTech (BMT)
School of Communication, Media and Theatre (CMT)
School of Education (EDU)
School of Health Sciences (HES)
School of Information Sciences (SIS)
School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies (LTL)
School of Management (JKK)
School of Medicine (MED)
School of Social Sciences and Humanities (YKY)

Independent Institutes

Finnish Social Science Data Archive (FSD)
Laboratory Services
Language Centre


Degree students on 31 December 2016
In Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes 11,810
In doctoral programmes 1,646
Specialising physicians and dentists 1,256
International degree students 461
Tampere3 cross-institutional students 388


(regular and separate admissions combined) 17,492

Non-degree students

Open University 4,799
Extension studies 667


(person-years) 1,981
Researchers and instructors 1,190
Professors and research directors in this group 190
Other personnel 791


Bachelor’s degrees awarded 881
Master’s degrees awarded 1,139
Doctoral degrees awarded 127

Centres of Excellence in Research

2012–2017 History of Society: Re-thinking Finland 1400–2000
2014–2019 Centre of Excellence in Research on Mitochondria, Metabolism and Disease (FinMIT)
2012–2017 The Finnish Centre of Excellence in Russian Studies – Choices of Russian Modernisation (A Centre of Excellence at the University of Helsinki in which the University of Tampere participates)
2014–2019 Centre of Excellence on the Relational and Territorial Politics of Bordering, Identities, and Transnationalization (A Centre of Excellence at the University of Oulu in which the University of Tampere participates)


(floor area in m2) 130,134

Total funding

(in EUR millions) 184.6
Core government funding under the Universities Act 108.8
External funding 67.49