Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) is an agile, international science university – a pioneer in combining technology and business since 1969. LUT’s key strategic focus areas are clean energy, the circular economy and water, and sustainable business and entrepreneurship. The cross-cutting themes connected to the focus areas are digitalization and data science, and Russia.
LUT is a challenger and trailblazer. Its motto is Open your mind. LUT conducts research which is both of high quality and relevant to society and industries. LUT has 6500 students and experts, who represent 70 nationalities. LUT is the first entrepreneurial university in Finland meeting OECD criteria. Graduate employment at LUT is higher than other Finnish universities. There are 650 higher university degrees a year at LUT, and 50 doctorates. LUT is consolidating its position among the best universities of the world.
LUT’ s Green Campus is a unique research and educational environment, where the university’s expertise in energy as well as its own innovations are put to practical use. LUT’s Green Campus shows how science and technology can be used to solve ecological problems and build a sustainable world. LUT’s Green Campus is an award winner of the 2013 ISCN Sustainable Campus Excellence.