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You can visit our campus in Hervanta, Tampere if you take part in education here or have agreed on the visit in advance. The Police Museum, which is part of the University College, is open to visitors.
When visiting us, please first check in at the main building’s lobby. Remember to bring identification, as we verify your identity when you check in. Welcome!
Location and travel
The Police University College is located in Hervanta, about eight kilometers south of the center of Tampere. Our street address is Vaajakatu 2.
Several bus services stop in Hervanta. The closest bus stops can be found on Tieteenkatu, Hervannan Valtaväylä and Insinöörinkatu. Starting in autumn 2021, there will also be a tram service to Hervanta
Parking in unmarked spots on Police University College grounds is prohibited. Parking is only permitted in designated parking areas.
Visitors may use customer parking P3, which is located outside the main building. Visitor parking spots have a two-hour parking limit. Please indicate your parking time for example with a parking disk.
Students and course participants at the Police University College may park in student parking area P2. The parking area is located on Vaajakatu, roughly half a kilometer from the main building. The area includes asphalt-covered parking spaces for the exclusive use of motorcycles.
When you commence your studies or course, please check in at the main building’s lobby. Do not drive straight to the student parking gate!
Parking for police vehicles
Police vehicles are to be parked in police vehicle parking P4 and P5. When arriving at the Police University College, please check in at the main building’s lobby, where you will be given parking instructions.
Parking area P1 is intended for Police University College staff.
Bus and coach parking
Parking space that is reserved for busses and coaches is located in front of the National Police Museum. The Museum is marked on the map with the letter C.
Parking space for visitors’ bicycles is available outside the National Police Museum. The Museum is marked on the map with the letter C.
A shelter for the bicycles of students and staff is located between the main gate and accommodation building B.
When visiting the Police University College, please check in first at the main building’s lobby before going anywhere else. When checking in, you must provide proof of your identity. Please bring an identity card, passport or driving license.
Our main building is located at Vaajakatu 2. The main entrance is marked on the map above with an orange sign with the letter i. The entrance is visible in the image below between the white and red buildings.
The lobby’s customer service desk is open weekdays from from 6.30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Visitors may use the Police University College’s wireless internet (WLAN/WiFi). Login information can be found on our info screens in various locations around the campus, such as the main building’s lobby and the D-wing lobby.
Restaurant Miekkaleijona is located in the main building and also serves café products.
Course organizers will provide further information about arrival, accommodation and other practicalities to Police University College course participants.
Our Library primarily serves the Police University College’s students and police personnel. Others may visit the library with separate permission.