Metropolia University of Applied Sciences is the largest University of Applied Sciences in Finland situated in Helsinki metropolitan area. The university has four fields of study: culture, business, health care and social services, and technology. Teaching is also provided in English.
The number of students is 16,500 and the staff about 1,050. In the year 2015 nearly 2,900 students graduated from Metropolia.
Metropolia University of Applied Sciences is one of the most international universities of applied sciences in Finland. Student and teacher mobility, work placement opportunities abroad and various projects play an essential role in the international activities at Metropolia. Over 1,450 foreign students representing 90 nationalities study in Metropolia. Some 550 Metropolian students visit partner schools abroad as exchanges of over 3 months and about 450 exchange students come to Metropolia. Metropolia has over 400 partner universities around the world.