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Improving the biofuel process through a new biomass pretreatment


  Yue Dong is defending her doctoral thesis at  University of Oulu on Wednesday, November 8th. Her thesis is called is “Catalytic depolymerisation of lignocellulosic biomass into reducing sugars: Use of ionic liquids and acid-catalysed mechanical approach” and deals with the...

Application for transfer students 1.-15.11.2017


It is possible to apply as a transfer student to Centria University of Applied during the two first weeks of November through the transfer application. You may apply as a transfer student if you have an ongoing study right in another university of applied sciences in Finland and wish to continue you...

Centria and China Northeastern Airlines discuss collaboration possibilities


Centria University of Applied Sciences’ President Kari Ristimäki, Vice-President Hannele Teir and China programme coordinator Li Xu visited the main office of China Northeastern Airlines, in Shenyang, China on September 26th, 2017. China Northeastern Airlines’ representatives were k...

Apply: go abroad in spring 2018


Centria’s internal application round for exchange studies in currently open. This application period concerns exchange studies in spring 2018. There are many exchange possibilities offered in all study fields. A list of all the study options is available for students to see in Optima. The Er...

September application round open - level up your skills now!


The national September application round is now open and will last until September 20th 2017. Students have the possibility to apply to two Finnish-taught degree and one fully English-taught degree programme, the International Business Management Master’s level degree programme. The programm...

R&D as a new type of learning environment for students


  Patrick Pelkorpi and Tuomas Mäkinen, both students in the programme in Information Technology spend their summer between the university walls at Talonpojankatu. They even had their own office, with a notice indicating “R&D trainees”. “I did not actually think tha...

Tuition fees set for the English-taught degree programmes


Following the amendments made to the Act on Universities of Applied Sciences, Finnish higher education institution have introduced tuition fees to non-EU/EEA students. Centria University of Applied Sciences has now set and announced its tuition fees for the coming academic year: their amount depends...

Congratulations to our graduates!


Congratulations to Centria's graduates! 343 students graduted from Centria University of Applied Sciences, between December 1st 2016 and June 9th 2017. We celebrated our graduates at our Closing Ceremony in Kokkola and Ylivieska. Congratulations to all our graduated! We wish you all the best in you...

University of Central Arkansas – a new partner university in the USA!


  Centria has signed a new cooperation agreement with the University of Central Arkansas, located in Conway, Arkansas. This new agreement offers new exchange possibilities for students in the fields of business and information technology. Students can apply for exchange studies already next ...

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