Students who wish to apply for a transfer to Kajaani University of Applied Sciences must have the right to study in a Finnish University of Applied Sciences and they should be progressing in their studies according to their study plan.
Students can apply for a transfer to Kajaani University of Applied Sciences in order to obtain the same/a similar qualification within the same degree programme. However, due to one regulation concerning higher education study places it is not possible to transfer during the first year of study. The right to study commences as soon as the student bindingly approves the new transfer place while still participating in the previous degree programme.
Transfer can be applied for by using the Study Transfer Application Form. Send the application, an official print out of your academic record, copies of certificates and your study certificate to the appropriate Head of School at Kajaani University of Applied Sciences by the 15th of May for the next academic year. Before sending your application it is recommended that you check if there are any free study places in the school and degree programme of your choice.
Transferring to a different degree programme or school is carried out following the normal application procedure.
Please note! It is possible to transfer to a different degree programme within the same school at Kajaani University of Applied Sciences provided the principles of selection are the same as when you previously applied. Transfer from one field of education to another is carried out following the normal application procedure. Please see qualification regulation 5§/transfer to a different degree programme within the same school.