Lahti University of Applied Sciences
() is an institution of higher professional education, formerly known as Lahti Polytechnic
. Lahti University of Applied Sciences (LUAS) is a large, multidisciplinary higher education institution. The Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes at LUAS have been designed to respond to the demands and development needs of business and industry. Active collaboration with business, industry and other organisation are an integral part of studies.
LUAS is located in Southern Finland, 100 km from the capital Helsinki. It is a regional centre of expertise with over 5,000 students and approximately 250 full-time teaching staff. Annually LUAS also employs about 70 part-time teachers from other academic institutions, business and industry.Organisation
Lahti University of Applied Sciences is owned by the municipalities of the Lahti region through the Lahti Region Educational Consortium. Lahti University of Applied Sciences is an independent commercial undertaking within the Consortium, and it is governed by the Board of Lahti University of Applied Sciences, which is nominated by the Consortium except for the representatives of the personnel and the students.
The head of Lahti University of Applied Sciences is President, Dr Risto Ilomäki. The President is assisted in management by the Management Group and in implementation by the President's Office.
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