Welcome to LUT eOrientation! Welcome to LUT eOrientation!

Information focusing on Lahti campus can be found at LUT Lahti pages.

First of all, welcome to LUT University! You have made the decision to join us and we are sure you have many questions before you even start your studies here. Hopefully most of those are answered here. The eOrientation is packed full with information to new students starting from before you arrive to Lappeenranta up to getting around in Lappeenranta and getting a good start in your studies. Below you will find links to different topics.

Have you already checked out the LUT Survival Guide? It is a booklet full of information on living in Finland, getting your way around Lappeenranta and introducing Lappeenranta and LUT. In the booklet you'll find some basic expressions so you can learn some words in Finnish before you come here. In the end of the booklet there is a list of usefull addresses.

Preparations before your arrival

Compulsory health insurance

Tuition fee

Residence permit

Applying for accommodation

Arrival information

Checklist before leaving for Finland

  • Has your residence permit card arrived (if you need a residence permit)?
  • Do you have your travel/health insurance?
  • Have you informed LUT International Services about your arrival date and time in Lappeenranta?
  • Have you applied for accommodation and have already accepted the housing offer? Check on which date your tenancy agreement begins.

How to get to Lappeenranta?

When you start to plan your arrival in Finland and Lappeenranta, take into account that you must arrive before the Orientation days in September. During orientation days, you will get plenty of useful information, get to know to LUT and Lappeenranta with the help of your tutor and staff, get your LUT user account, visit the science library, make your personal study plan and enroll to the courses.

Travelling to Lappeenranta

VR (long-distance trains)

Matkahuolto (long-distance buses)


Get to know Lappeenranta

Welcome to Lappeenranta for students! - Video

Lappeenranta Bucket List

South Karelia event calendar

South-Karelia hobby calendar

Exercise councelling in foreign languages (also English)

Action Track -map (Lappeenranta, download apllication before use)

Upon arrival

Student tutoring

Temporary housing

Bank account

Student card

Instructions for foreign registration

Foreign registration from

Services for students

Below in the links you'll find information on the different services we have for our students.

Student services at LUT

LUT Information systems

LUT Career Services

The Student Union LTKY

Guilds and clubs at LUT



Meet a Local Family programme

Language Center



TEK for International Students

Join TEK



Ekonomit website

Join Ekonomit