LUT University and LAB University of Applied Sciences have established a corporate group consisting of two autonomous institutions. LUT is the parent company and LAB its subsidiaries.
The purpose of the LUT Group is to benefit both parties through collaboration. The group's growth strategy will focus on international student recruitment and education export, new education paths, and making an impact on industries. The institutions will continue to have their own, independent strategies, as outlined in their performance agreements with the Ministry of Education and Culture.
LAB University of Applied Sciences operates in Lahti and Lappeenranta, and also provides education online.