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AR brings a phantom travel guide to life


  Centria’s R&D digitalisation team has collaborated with Kokkola’s Tourism office, Creamedia and the town of Kokkola to create a brand new app called TankAR Stories, that can be downloaded free of charge from application stores. This new TankAR Stories app all...

Centria to take over Tankkari student accommodation services


Centria University of Applied Sciences will be taking over the Kiinteistö Oy Tankkari rental and residence services currently dealt with by Kokkolan Talohoito Oy.There is a major ongoing renovation at Centria’s main campus in Kokkola. The renovated campus facilities will offer a brand new...

Centria University of Applied Sciences is committed to respecting your privacy


The new EU Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force tomorrow, May 25, 2018, replacing the current Personal Data Act. The new legislation defines the requirements concerning the processing of personal data and the processing transparency.We want everyone to be aware of this significant ...

Promising app ideas during the Genius project week


  The Genius- project brought together students from five European universities during week 15 to Centria’s Campus Allegro in Pietarsaari. The participants were divided into 10 groups of 5-6 students. The students represented various fields of studies: chemistry, business, information...

Centria invests in excellent education together with the local business with one of the region's businesses.


Businesses in Ostrobothnia, Central Ostrobothnia and Nothern Ostrobothnia are thriving. About 75 % of the local production is destined for export, and there is a strong will for growth. The only hitch slowing down the development is a shortage of skilled labour. Out of Ostrobothnian Chamber of Comme...

Students to create learning games within the GENIUS project


The GENIUS project is organised within an Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership, bringing together 60 participants from five universities located in Belgium, Ireland, Portugal, Poland and Finland. These students will form small groups, and each team will be given the task to develop a contextual learning g...

Student Exchange 2018-2019 – Additional application round March 12th – 25th


The additional application round for studies abroad is open from 12-25 March. Centria's students can apply for studies abroad within both the Overseas- and the Erasmus+ programmes for the academic year 2018-2019 or the autumn semester 2018. There are available study places all over the world: in Uni...

Centria is the Finnish #1 according to the national survey led amongst graduates


Centria University of Applied Sciences achieved excellent results in the nationwide questionnaire directed to graduated from universities of applied sciences.  The students were asked to rate and provide feedback on their studies. The study results were published in the Vipunen database, manage...

Centria's SAP development work in good standing – Wärtsilä is the latest partner in the project


  Centria University of Applied Sciences has signed a cooperation agreement with the Wärtsilä Oyj concerning its SAP development. The development work is based on the SAP Next-Gen Lab environment located at Centria, which serves the students enrolled in the new Business Management, E...

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Opening ceremony for the academic year 2018/2019 at Centria University of Applied Sciences

Welcome! Time: Monday 3rd September 2018 at 11 a.m.Location: Campus Allegro Address: Runeberginkatu 8, Pietarsaari Centria’s Ceremonial FanfareWelcoming WordsMusicKey SpeakerCongressman Peter Östman  MusicRewarding the best final thesis at Centria University of Applied SciencesClosi...

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