Opening day celebrations

Opening day celebrations

Opening ceremony in the main auditorium of the main building (address: Kalevantie 4), info stands of university associations and hobby clubs in the lower foyer, performances in the main foyer, guided tours of the main campus area… Coming on the 5th of September 2018!


Listen to some of the celebrations from Radio Moreeni

From 10.00 Escape room, main building

Escape room

From 11.00 Prayer, Chapel, PinniB 5th floor

From 11.00  Opening of the University of Tampere’s Online Portrait Gallery, Main Building, Portrait Gallery

  • Vice rector Katariina Mustakallio opens the online portrait gallery that will be launched in September on Juha Merta, Chair of UTA’s Art Committee, and Mervi Kaarninen, University Lecturer in history, present the gallery.

12.15 Opening ceremony

13.00 – 15.30 Students’ and employees’ associations and hobby clubs present their activities at info stands near the Alakuppila cafeteria

13.30 – 14.15 Coffee for alumni, Alakuppila cafeteria, main building

  • Hosted by vice rector Harri Melin

13.30 – 14.15 Dance, theatre and choir performances in the main auditorium

  • 13.30 UtaDance
  • 14.00 Tukkateatteri
  • 14.15 Tampereen yliopiston laulajat

14.15 – 15.00 Guided walking tours of the campus area start from the Alakuppila cafeteria

14.15 – 16.00 Inaugural lectures (in Finnish) of newly appointed professors (main building)

Faculty of Management (main auditorium):

  • Professor of International Relations Hiski Haukkala
  • Professor of Administrative Science (higher education management) Jussi Kivistö
  • Professor of Marketing Hannu Saarijärvi

Faculty of Natural Sciences (lecture hall A1):

  • Professor of Statistics (data analysis) Jaakko Peltonen

Faculty of Social Sciences (lecture hall A1):

  • Professor of Social Psychology Atte Oksanen

15.30 – 16.15 Guided walking tours of the campus area start from the Alakuppila cafeteria

15.00-17.00 Preparty at Klubi57

Evening party at restaurant Klubi (address: Tullikamarinaukio 2)

From 17.00 barbeque party, first ones to arrive get a barbecued sausage (meat or vegetarian) and a drink for free!

at 21.00 rap artist Stepa


Info stands:

Ad Hoc – Administrative Science

AIESEC Tampere ry

Akateeminen mahti


Cortex – Psychology

ESN FINT – Finns and Internationals in Tampere ESN FINT is a non-profit student organisation that provides quality free-time activities for ALL internationally-minded students in Tampere, including exchange students, international degree students and local Finnish students. You can find more information about our events, trips, projects and on how to become an Active on our website: or on facebook: ESN FINT.

Fiskus – Public Financial Management

Iltakoulu – International Relations and Political Science

Kopula – Finnish language

Language Centre

Lexica ry is the student organization for students of foreign languages (English, German, French, Russian and Scandinavian languages) at the University of Tampere. Some of Lexica’s main tasks include protecting the language students’ rights and making student life in general more fun. Come and play the tricky language game and buy overall badges! FB: Lexica ry


MAGS – Manse’s academic gangsta rap club

Mentor – Education and Adult Education


OKA – Teacher Education

Opiskelijan Tampere

Patina – History

Radio Moreeni

Self-Access Centre / Kielten oppimiskeskus (PinniB 5071)

What can you do in the Self-Access Centre?

  • self-study languages
  • do group work
  • use computers
  • get information about language learning, take part in events and also some courses

How can you self-study languages in the SAC?

  • with books
  • with CDs and DVDs
  • with satellite-TV
  • with a language learning friend
  • with Sanako; a program on the computers with which you can record your voice and listen to it. Good for practicing your pronunciation!

Savotta – the University of Tampere Savonian Students’ Association


Tamy’s food circle Tampiiri

Tasy – Democratic students of Tampere


Tyko – National Coalition Party students of Tampere

Tyl – Tampere University Singers

Unipoli Sport

Vastavalo photography club

Vico – Faculty association of communication sciences

Viva – The Green Left in the University of Tampere



Tamy, Aviisi, The European Youth of Tampere and Tampereen Opiskelevat Keskustalaiset – TOK will be present as well.


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