6.2. of the Constitution of Finland states that no one shall be discriminated
against due to age, origin, language, state of health, or disability. The Equality
Act (21/20.1.2004) also prohibits discrimination based on (working) conditions
and practices. It obligates education organisers to take reasonable action to
ensure that the disabled have access to education and training. The same
principles of operation also apply to different types of learners.
applicants due to their state of health or learning difficulties require
special arrangements as regards the entrance examination, they must request
such arrangements in writing at the very latest immediately they receive the
invitation to sit the entrance exam. Applicants must submit the request to the
admissions office of the University of Applied Sciences that sent the entrance
exam invitation. A statement written by a doctor or other expert concerning the
applicant’s form of disability or illness must be enclosed with the written request.
Kajaani University of Applied Sciences will inform the applicant of the special
arrangements that will be made on his/her behalf.
discretion of Kajaani University of Applied Sciences, it is possible to make
the following special arrangements:
- a maximum of 20 minutes of extra time/hour of the exam and
- it may be possible to arrange a separate facility (room) for the entrance exam.