Arcada University of Applied Sciences

University of Applied Sciences




Arcada is a state-recognised university of applied sciences in Helsinki. It was established in 1996. Arcada is maintained by the Stiftelsen Arcada Foundation.

Arcada has a student enrolment of about 2900 students studying on its 16 degree programmes, three of which are in English. It offers education within Sports, Health Care, Social Services, Business Administration, Media and Technology.

Courses offered through English


It is recommended that foreign students look for housing through one of the established student housing associations.Rent is from about €300 to €400 per month.