About University of Tampere:
The University of Tampere (UTA) is a public university in Tampere, Finland offering undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes. Founded in 1925 in Helsinki as the Civic College and from 1930 onwards known as the School of Social Sciences, the institution relocated to Tampere in 1960 and was re-named as the University of Tampere in 1966. The university is set to merge with Tampere University of Technology and Tampere University of Applied Sciences in 2019.
In addition to the independent units, Finnish Social Science Data Archive (FSD), Laboratory Services, Language Centre and Library, the university is organized into six faculties as of a 1 January 2017 reorganization: Faculty of Communication Sciences (COMS), Faculty of Education (EDU), Faculty of Management (JKK), Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences (MED), Faculty of Natural Sciences (LUO), Faculty of Social Sciences (SOC).
The University of Tampere has two campuses in Tampere: the main campus in the centre, near the Tampere railway station, and the Kauppi campus next to the Tampere University Hospital. The main campus hosts most of the faculties and comprises the Päätalo, Pinni, Linna and Virta buildings while the Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences and Laboratory Services are located at the Arvo building in the Kauppi campus.