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University education

University education refers to education provided by universities. Lower (bachelor's) and higher (master's) level university degrees can be attained in universities, as well as further academic degrees, e.g. licentiate's or doctor's degrees.



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • 1 January 1966 - 31 December 2020

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

Tertiary education provided by universities.

Comment:
The objective of the education is a bachelor’s or master’s degree or a scientific postgraduate degree, which are licentiate's and doctoral degrees.
Education not leading to a qualification or degree can also be completed.



Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

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