Which documents should I send with my application?
Education completed outside Finland
Applicants, who have completed a qualification outside Finland, must submit the following documents to the Admissions Services of their first choice UAS by 7 February 2018, 3 pm Finnish time (+ 2 hrs GMT) at the latest (or by 13 April 2018, 3 pm in the second application period).
1) A copy of the final secondary school certificate or equivalent
Only final certificates awarded by national and regional bodies granting educational certificates will be accepted. Therefore, various other documents such as “Result slips”, “Testimonials”, “Statements of Results”, “Examination Results” are not considered as official certificates.
2) A copy of an official Finnish, Swedish or English translation of the certificate must be provided, if the certificate is not written in one of these languages. The translation must have the translator’s signature and stamp.
The applicants graduating in summer following the application period, are requested to submit the copies of their current academic record and a letter from school confirming the graduation. The copies of the final certificates will be submitted upon confirmation of acceptance.
Please note that documents received after the given deadline will not be accepted. The first-choice UAS will decide on the applicant's eligibility to all UAS options in the application based on the documents sent.
Education completed in Finland
Applicants with a Finnish qualificationdo not have to send copies of their certificates during the application process. The results of the matriculation examination will be received directly from the Matriculation Examination Board. Those graduating during the spring application period must complete the qualification used in the application procedure. Copies of certificates will be requested after acceptance.