Lapland UAS is a hero of the arctic conditions and an example of succeeding thanks to the conditions and not in spite of them. This experience is a source of knowledge, skills and vitality that we can also share with others. Lapland UAS is a partner for everyone intending to develop, learn and achieve something new. The northern aspect – authenticity and bold action – is also in demand elsewhere. We are proud to educate experts in development tasks of working life. The degrees are vocationally oriented university degrees. Co-operation with us provides companies with new know-how and resources. A successful development project may be way to make a breakthrough-

University of Lapland (ULAP) is located at the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi, and is the northernmost University in the EU. It was founded in 1979 and has four faculties and three multidisciplinary research institutes. The University has 5,000 under- and postgraduate students and 6,400 students in adult education. Faculty of Art and Design is one of the four faculties, design being one of the strategic spearheads of the university. The University of Lapland also focuses on Arctic and Northern research, approached from the perspectives of people, society and the environment, as well as art, design and media.