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Higher education

The higher education institutions in Kokkola produce experts for a variety of different fields. Close collaboration with the local companies and operators guarantees each student the possibility to obtain a versatile and working life-oriented degree. For example, you can graduate as an expert in technology, social services, economics or chemistry.

On this page, you will find links to educational institutions and schools that offer higher education in Kokkola.

  • Centria University of Applied Sciences offers education that is aimed at obtaining a degree in engineering, business, culture, or social welfare and health care. Master’s degrees are offered in engineering, business, and social welfare and health care. The students can also take courses in the open university of applied sciences.

    Centria University of Applied Sciences

  • Kokkola University Consortium Chydenius offers both master’s and doctoral level education, carries out scientific research and organises an extensive range of adult education programmes. The University Consortium offers adult education tracks through which people with previously completed academic studies can find a new occupation in the field of education, information technology, social sciences, business or health care, for example.

    Kokkola University Consortium Chydenius

  • The summer university offers open university courses, supplementary education, courses for upper secondary school students and seniors, and other forms of education and training aimed at meeting the basic educational needs of the students. The summer university courses are open to all, regardless of age and educational background.

    Summer University of Central Ostrobothnia (in Finnish)