LAB University of Applied Sciences
LAB University of Applied Sciences operates in Finland, the cities of Lahti and Lappeenranta, and also provides education online. The strengths of this higher education institution specialising in innovation include the circular economy, design, innovations, and health.
LAB represents the vision and operating culture of the new university of applied sciences focusing on innovation, business, and industry. It depicts an active approach where different people and experts create something new together with business enterprises. LAB has 9400 students, and it is the sixth largest university of applied sciences in Finland.
The LAB Institute of Design and Fine Arts is a well-respected institution and the largest BA level design educator in Finland, offering a wide variety of programs in the fields of design, fine arts, and visual communication. Our degree programs in Lahti and Lappeenranta welcome a large number of international exchange students annually. We work in close cooperation with the working life and conduct research, development, and innovation activities also internationally.
Studying in our degree programs involves working on real-life assignments and projects. Cooperation with local and international businesses ensures that the content of the studies is up-to-date and the professional networking possibilities are outstanding. This has proven to be a valuable tool towards a running start to a successful career.
LAB Institute of Design and Fine Arts especially contributes to the MOSAIC project by supporting Université de Jean Monet and CCI Dobrich in the project’s research procedures and by bringing the university’s expertise to the development of innovative educational modules and teaching methods.
The fostering and development of competences and skills in arts, design and crafts is important at various levels of education, and the seamless possibilities for the progress in studies benefit not only the individual but also society as a whole. Thus, LAB Institute of Design and Fine Arts is pleased to be part of the MOSAIC consortium.
Project Manager, RDI Specialist