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Metropolia UAS and Leppävaara Campus

Metropolia is Finland’s biggest university of applied sciences and has several campuses which are all situated in Helsinki Metropolitan Area. The AmiEs-2012 symposium will be held in Leppävaara campus in Espoo.

Please observe:
The organisation of Metropolia has changed since 2012. The indicated link shows the current structure and situation.


Vanha maantie 6
02650 Espoo, Finland


City of Espoo

The city of Espoo is a part of the Helsinki Metropolitan Area. Although it’s the second biggest city in Finland (right after Helsinki), there is no clear city centre but five regional centres, each size of a medium-sized Finnish city. Therefore the city life doesn’t feel so hectic in Espoo and the nature is near everywhere you go. Headquarters of many international companies are based in Espoo, such as Nokia, Kone and Rovio.

Leppävaara is one of the regional centres in Espoo. The popular shopping center Sello is situated in Leppävaara.


Getting there

From airport
By bus or taxi. Helsinki Airport is located about 20 kilometres from Espoo and it takes around half an hour to reach Leppävaara by bus. Regional bus line 540 operates regularly.

From Helsinki
Leppävaara is only is only 10 kilometres away from the city centre of Helsinki. The easiest way to travel from Helsinki is by commuter train: it takes only 12-17 minutes from Helsinki central railway station to Leppävaara station. Commuter trains that operate between Helsinki and Leppävaara station are: Y, S, U L, E and A trains. A one-way ticket costs 4,50 €. The campus is located about 5-minute-walk from the station.

You can use Journey Planner to find out the best way to travel in Helsinki Metropolitan Area by using the public transport system.