A waiver granted based on temporary protection: A student may apply for a tuition fee waiver on humanitarian grounds if they are liable to pay tuition fees and have been accepted into an international bachelor’s or master’s degree programme at the University of Eastern Finland and they arrive in Finland on account of requiring temporary protection. The grant is awarded as a 100 % tuition fee waiver for the target duration of completing a degree. For more information about the temporary protection please see the website of Finnish Immigration Service.
Normally there is one intake per year and the studies start the following September. Starting with admissions for studies applicants will begin the application process on the national Studyinfo portal where they can search for suitable programmes and begin the application.
There are two ways to apply to a higher education degree programmes in Finland: joint application or separate application. Both our Bachelor's and Master's programmes are using for the September 2023 intake the joint application form. Each applicant can fill in only one application form/application period.
After you submit your application you receive a confirmation email. This email includes a link for making changes to your application. Changes to the application form can be done until the end of the application period, but it is possible to upload documents to the application form 7 days after the application period has ended.