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Application Procedure

Applying to programmes conducted in English at Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS) takes place through a system of joint application.

The application period is from 10th to 25th of January 2017.

The second application period for the English-taught Bachelor's Degrees is from 15th March to 5th April 2017. Note, for this application round the entrance exams can be taken only in Kajaani.

Online application is available at www.studyinfo.fi. Please note that it is possible to apply for a maximum of six different degree programmes at a UAS using the same application form. The applicant is only allowed to submit one application form. If the applicant submits more than one, only the last application form will be taken into consideration. 

The application service guides and helps you to  fill in the application form, and gives information relating to studying and applying.

Follow the instructions carefully and submit the application. An application submitted online is directly received by the admissions office of the University of Applied Sciences (UAS) of your first choice. Print a copy of the application form for yourself for future reference.

If you would like to make changes to your application please contact your first choice UAS during the application period. 

Options of Preferences

You can apply for up to six different Bachelor degree programmes at Finnish universities of applied sciences and universities. You can choose 1-6 different degree programmes on the application form. Choose your most preferred degree programme as your first option, and then choose your second to sixth options when applicable. The order of preference chosen in the application is binding and cannot be altered after the application closes. 

If you are not accepted on the programme of your first preference, your points will be checked to see if you can be accepted to your other preferences. If you are accepted on the degree programme of your first preference, you cannot be selected for your other preferences.  

The first-choice UAS will decide on the applicant’s eligibility to all UAS options in the application.


Joint Application System

More information about applying for studies taught in English at Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences and Universities:

Please Note!

Read and follow the instructions carefully before submitting the application! Especially your full name, email address and postal address should be carefully written. You will receive notifications from the Admissions Offices via email during the application process, and for example invitations for entrance examinations and acceptance letters will be sent to applicants by post and e-mail.

Second application period to International Business

The dates of the second application period to International Business:

  • Application period is on 15 March - 5 April 2017
  • Enclosure documents must be submitted by 20 April 2017
  • Entrance exam in May 2017 in Kajaani


See more information: www.studyinfo.fi