Language requirements 

Applicants must demonstrate excellent skills of English language. English language proficiency can be proven with official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), International English Language Testing System (IELTS), Cambridge Advanced/Proficiency Examination (C1, C2) or Pearson Test of English (PTE) test score report.

Minimum requirements: 

  • TOEFL (iBT): 92 

  • IELTS (academic): 6.5 

  • PTE (academic): 62

  • C1 Advanced: 180

  • C2 Proficiency: 180

  • Revised TOEFL paper-delivered test:

    • 20 in reading

    • 20 in listening

    • 22 in writing

Students will be exempt from submitting the official language proficiency test if they have 

  • English as part of Finnish matriculation examination
  • International Baccalaureate with English as A language
  • Studies as exchange student at the University of Eastern Finland
  • Secondary education conducted in one of the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway or Sweden)
  • Secondary education, Bachelor's, Master's or higher degree conducted in English language in an EU or EEA country, in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom or United States

More information about submitting the language test reports: http://www.uef.fi/en/web/admissions/language-requirements