Lappeenranta, a city of 72,000 residents, located in South-East Finland, combines a cosy small town atmosphere with full-scale urban comforts. Lappeenranta is an international university city. Our local and international students consider Lappeenranta an excellent place to live and study – small enough to feel at home and large enough to be stimulating.
Lappeenranta is a forerunner in renewable energy and clean living environments – the city is committed to energy-efficiency and sustainable development.
Located at the shore of lake Saimaa, Lappeenranta embraces its historical position between East and West. Lappeenranta is both a geographical and an academic gateway from the European Union to Russia. As it stands, the LUT University is only about 230 kilometres from the third largest metropolis in Europe – St. Petersburg – and an equal distance to Helsinki, capital of Finland.