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Were you just a few credits short of getting your degree?

Did your studies get interrupted when you studied at KAMK or at another Finnish University of Applied Sciences? Do not worry, you can reapply to KAMK and finish your degree. At this site you can find instructions for how to apply for reinstatement of your right to study in different situations. 

 

KAMK Student: Did you forget to register for attendance and your study right has not expired?

If you have neglected to register for attendance within the registration period, you have lost your right to resume your studies. You can still study at the open university of applied sciences. You can apply for restitution of your right to study if your study right has not expired.

Applying and the handling fee

You can apply for restitution of your right to study with the electronic application form you can find below. If you are not sure if your study right has expired, contact the student office. The right to resume studies is usually restituted starting from the beginning of the next term.

In the application process the board evaluates if it is realistic for you to finish your studies during the study right period you have left. You must provide a plan to finish your studies with your application.

Before your application is processed you must pay 50 € handling fee (A1440/2014 § 3) through the KAMK online shop. The online shop can be found on the front page of KAMK website (Choose ’Opiskeluoikeuden palauttaminen’). If you are obliged to pay the tuition fee, the instructions can be found on the KAMK website.

Students can appeal the decision to the KAMK board within 14 days of the notification of the decision.

Application for the Restitution of the Right to Study

KAMK Student: Your study right has expired, but you want to finish your degree?

If you did not finish your studies during your study right period or the extended period, you can apply for restitution of the right to study for your unfinished degree or a corresponding degree. If your right to study is restituted, you will be registered as attending for the granted study right period and cannot register as absent.

You can apply for a temporary reinstatement of the right to study, if:

- you started your studies 1.8.2015 or after, and have not finished your degree
- you need ca. 60 ECTS to finish your degree (or 30 ECTS for a Master’s degree)

If you need more than 60 ECTS to finish your degree, you can complete courses through the open UAS and apply for restitution of the right to study after you have enough credits. Learn about the open UAS

There is continuous admission for the temporary restitution of the right to study, so you can apply outside the joint application period. The right to study is granted for a maximum of two semesters (one full academic year) and is usually reinstated starting from the beginning of the next semester.

Applying and the handling fee

You must apply for the temporary restitution of the right to study with a separate application form. Before you submit your application, you should discuss your situation with the study counsellor of your school. If it is established that you should apply for restitution of your right to study, fill out the application form and submit it with the required attachments to the KAMK study office.

With your application you need a current transcript of records and a certificate of resignation from your previous studies. You also need to pay 50 € handling fee (A1440/2014 § 3) through the KAMK online shop. The online shop can be found on the front page of KAMK website (Choose ’Erillinen opiskeluoikeus’). Students can appeal the decision to the KAMK board within 14 days of the notification of the decision.

Application for the Temporary Restitution of the Right to Study

Separate application period to finalize your studies

You can apply to Kajaani University of Applied Sciences to finalize your studies:

  • If you have studied in another Finnish UAS degree programme and you have resigned from your studies or lost your right to study due to neglecting registration or for other reasons.

  • If you had started your studies in KAMK before 1.8.2015 and did not finalize your studies. However you have already gained at least 160 credits. If you do not have enough credits, you can complete courses through the open UAS and apply for restitution of the right to study after you have enough credits. Learn about the open UAS

The new right to study can be admitted only for the same or equivalent degree, you have studied before. Before submitting your application, you must discuss with the study counsellor and make preliminary schedule for completing the studies. The new timetable for completing the studies will be announced to you, if you are accepted to study the degree programme.

For studies leading to Bachelor’s Degree in Social and Health Care and to Bachelor’s Degree in Sport and Leisure Management, SORA-legislation is applied.

You can apply new right to study by filling the separate application period form. The application period is open from 4. November to 18. November 2020. The next application period will be open at the beginning of May 2021.



More information: Studyinfo.fi

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