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Which documents should I send with my application to Bachelor's Degree?

Qualification / Degree 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 / official secondary school certificate or vocational qualification.
PLEASE NOTE! 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.  

2a 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 of 2018 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 by 10 July 2018, 3pm Finnish time.



  • 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.


Qualification / Degree Completed in Finland

Applicants with a Finnish qualification do 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 such that the copy of the certificate will arrive at the relevant university of applied sciences no later than 3 pm on 10 July 2018 for the spring application period. Copies of certificates will be requested after acceptance. 


Please Note!
The original and final degree certificates will be checked after starting the studies. The admission is conditional until the applicant’s final certificates have been checked. The UAS will withdraw admission, if the applicant has given false information.