Top research and skilled labour
There are around 10,000 students in the Lappeenranta area studying at the Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT), Saimaa University of Applied Sciences (Saimia) and Saimaa Vocational College (Sampo). The educational institutes in Lappeenranta train many experts, for example, in the fields of ICT, energy technology, environmental engineering and business.
Research is carried out at the Lappeenranta University of Technology on an international scale and in many fields. LUT has been ranked among the top 20 global ‘rising stars’, internationally. It is expected to challenge the cream of the university world, by 2030. Read more about the study here. Learn about research activities at LUT here.