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Lahti University of Applied Sciences (Lahti UAS) is an international multidisciplinary higher education institution located in the city of Lahti, around 100 kilometers away from the capital city of Helsinki. Our fields of study include culture, business and hospitality, social and health care and technology. 

We have currently around 5,000 students studying towards a Bachelor’s or a Master’s Degree. The number of employees is around 400.

Lahti UAS was incorporated as a limited company on 1 January 2015. 

Lappeenranta University of Technology, Saimaa University of Applied Sciences and Lahti University of Applied Sciences have established a corporate group consisting of three autonomous institutions in December 2017. LUT is the parent company and the universities of applied sciences its subsidiaries.  

The purpose of the LUT Group is to benefit all parties through collaboration. The group's growth strategy will focus on international student recruitment and education export, new education paths, and making an impact on industries.

The operational organisation of Lahti UAS consists of profit units which are based on faculties, and the supporting services. Each faculty is managed by a Dean. Lahti UAS services provide support and expertise to the whole organisation and are responsible for strategy work, operational planning and quality, financial and HR management, higher education services, pedagogical development, library and information services, communications and marketing services, regional development services, campus development, RDI services and the coordination of external services.

The President and CEO of Lahti University of Applied Sciences is temporarily Vesa Harmaakorpi.​

LAMK organization chart 1.10.2017