Savonia is one of the biggest and versatile universities of applied sciences in Finland. It offers education in six different fields in four campuses, two in Kuopio, one in Varkaus and one in Iisalmi. At these campuses there are almost 6000 students and 600 employees. Savonia does close collaboration in research and development with a lot of companies in the surrounding area and the instruction methods are work life oriented. Savonia’s goal is to be the most influential university of applied sciences by 2020.  Find more information here.