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UCPori Interdisciplinary Exchange Programme in Technology, Business and Culture

The UCPori exchange programme offers a concise and versatile curriculum with a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary dialogue. The exchange programme comprises four thematic modules:

  • Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Game Design and Culture
  • Information Technology

Brochure UCPori Interdisciplinary Exchange Programme (

Students from Germany describe their exchange period at the UCPori:
Anna-Lena Kiefer
Philipp Hauser

Enjoy the cosy atmosphere

Studying at UCPori provides a great opportunity not only to meet and interact with Finnish degree students and academic staff but also to enjoy the multicultural atmosphere among exchange students from different countries. Extracurricular activities for international students are also organised by Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) and Diaconia University of Applied Sciences (Diak).


Unique campus in the center of Pori

The central location of the campus ensures the perfect combination of academic study, student life and recreational activities. The campus is ideally located in the historical milieu of an old cotton mill on the north bank of the Kokemäenjoki River.

“One of the best features of our Pori campus is the everyday interaction between students from different cultural backgrounds. Meeting students of engineering, economics, arts, cultural studies and social sciences definitely broadens one’s mind.” Jani Wahlman, a student at the Pori Unit of Turku School of Economics.


Pori – a vibrant seaside city full of festivals and alternative culture

Located on the west coast of Finland, Pori is home to 83,000 people and rapidly evolving into a hot spot for higher education and culture.

The total student population at the University Consortium of Pori and the universities of applied sciences in the region is around 10,000. Local industries offer students exciting employment opportunities, for example, in the fields of maritime technology, energy, mechanical engineering and game technology.

Pori is a vibrant city full of festivals and alternative culture where events and activities liven up the atmosphere all year long. The city and its surroundings offer a diverse variety of land and water sports.

City map of Pori


Finland – a comfortable and safe living environment

Finland has a particular charm that lies in the combination of world-class education, research, technology, and beautiful unspoiled nature.

Finland is known as a comfortable and safe living environment, as confirmed by quality-of-life studies, and has been ranked among the world’s top countries for higher education. Finland has even been declared the world’s best country to live in.