The Kuopio Campus is located in beautiful surroundings, right by a lake. The city centre is only a short walk away from the campus, and Kuopio University Hospital is also located right next to the campus area.
The Technopolis building, home to Kuopio Science Park, is located in the vicinity of the campus, creating a natural platform for science, research and business to meet.
The Kuopio Campus is home to nearly 7,000 degree students, so be prepared for a lively atmosphere. The campus also boasts a diverse selection of restaurants and cafeterias, making sure that there are plenty of alternatives to choose from.
At the Kuopio Campus, all services of importance to students are near by. The Student Union's office is located on campus, and student health care services can be found only a stone's throw away.
The area where the campus is located, Savilahti, is under constant development. The city is planning on turning Savilahti into an area filled with opportunities for studying, working and living.
City of Kuopio
There is a lot more to Kuopio than Kalakukko, a pastry enjoying the Traditional Specialty Guaranteed status. The city is known for the Puijo Tower, a lively market square and the Kuopio Dance Festival.
With its 105,000 inhabitants, Kuopio is the largest city in eastern Finland and the eighth largest city in the country.
Kuopio is a dynamic city surrounded by beautiful nature. Although modern and constantly evolving, it hasn't forgotten its roots. Boasting an excellent selection of services combined with a cosy atmosphere, Kuopio is an attractive place to live in. The city's numerous running paths, skiing tracks, slalom slopes and swimming station offer possibilities for a diverse selection of hobbies.
For those hungry for culture, Kuopio has a lot to offer. The Kuopio Wine Festival, the Kuopio RockCock festival and the Kuopio Dance Festival provide something for all tastes, and the city's vast selection of museums, theatres and concerts is a thing worth remembering, too.
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