Application and admission procedures

An eligible applicant should have at least a lower university degree (BSc) in environmental or biological sciences, obtained at an internationally recognized and accredited university or higher education institution. The degree should entitle the applicant to apply to Master's studies in the country where the degree has been awarded.

In case, the applicant has not yet received a Bachelor’s degree certificate by the admission deadline, he/she is required to submit an officially certified copy of his/her latest transcript of records during the application period. If the applicant receives the degree certificate and the final transcript of records during the application period it is recommended to submit them as soon as possible. 

Maximum of 20 international students (10 to Kuopio and 10 to Joensuu) will be selected, based on the application documents.

Application procedure

Online application form is required to be submitted by 31.1.2019 (studyinfo.fi). Incomplete or delayed applications will not be considered. 

UEF Admission verifies applicants' language skills according to the programme-specific requirements, and processes applicants' educational certificates. This includes verifying the authenticity of the educational documents as well as credential evaluation.

The application period starts 1.11.2018 and ends 31.1.2019 at 15:00 (GMT+2). For more information about application prosedure, please visit UEF Admission pages. 

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