Studying in Kuopio
The Kuopio region provides versatile educational and study options for young people and adults. There are about 20 000 students studying in the region, which has almost 20 general upper secondary schools, vocational colleges, a university of applied sciences, a university, a summer university, the Emergency Services Academy Finland and the Conservatory. In addition, the Kuopio Region Sports Academy provides a chance to combine a professional career in sports and studying. The electric-assist Vilkku city bikes make it quick and inexpensive to travel from home to the campus and hobbies. Built over the next few years, the Savilahti campus with its three levels of education will be a unique learning environment, the likes of which cannot be found anywhere else in Finland. According to a study commissioned by Studentum in 2020, Kuopio is the 6th most popular student city in Finland.