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Diak – a higher education institution for common good

Diaconia University of Applied Sciences (Diak) prepares students for national and international roles in social and pastoral work. Our programmes cover the following fields: social work, health care, diaconal work and interpreting.

Events in Diak

Welcome to our events on campuses and online!

We are Diak

Diak is a national higher education institution with campuses across Finland. We have approximately 3,700 students in total and 250 employees.

Library and information services

Diak’s information and library services offers up-to-date information on various subjects. Our collections mainly include materials on the following fields: diaconal work, education, health and social care, multiculturalism, sign language and interpreting.

The collections of Diak libraries can be browsed on Finna search service. Also the up-to-date opening times of campus libraries can be found at Finna.

Diak alumni

As a former student or employee of our higher education institution, you are an important part of Diak’s network and contacts with the world of work. We invite you to share your expertise and network with other professionals of your field as a member of our alumni community and with our current students.

Frequently asked questions

In this section we have compiled answers to most common questions on different themes. The content is grouped into thematic sections to ease navigation.

Career at Diak

Do you want to work in a professional community that works for a better world? Our working community consists of lecturers and administrational staff of student support services and innovations.

Contact us

Please contact us! You can find the opening times and addresses of our campuses as well as key contacts on Contact us website.