University Consortium of Pori (UCPori) is a centre of 2 500 students, 170 experts and four universities operating networked in a multi-science environment.

The University Consortium is a centre providing an umbrella organisation for the universities co-operating in the same area. The mother universities have the responsibility for operations. The coordinating university of UCPori is Tampere University of Technology. The UCPori Coordination Unit coordinates and promotes cooperation with/between university units in UCPori, mother universities, other higher education institutions and regional actors.

The objectives of UCPori are to increase the level of education, to enhance know-how and to support the region’s development and internationalization. In education the focus of UCPori is on undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes, multidisciplinary cross-studying and adult education.

University Consortium of Pori, presentation (Prezi)
University Consortia in Finland, brochure (