World-leading higher education institutions

Universities of applied sciences offer professionally oriented higher education and have strong ties with working life and regional development. Universities focus on scientific research and the education they provide is based on it. Doctoral programmes are offered by the universities. Check out the university list below to see where you could be studying!
In addition to some useful extra cash, having a part-time job can be a good way of gaining valuable work experience and networks alongside your studies. If you are non-EU student, you can work within certain limits on a student residence permit. Finding a job in Finland can be quite challenging as not all fields of study offer opportunities for employment before graduation. But if you are looking for a job, check out the careers services your Finnish higher education institution has on offer. After graduation Non-EU students can also apply for an extended residence permit for up to a year

Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences' webinars

Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences hosts three webinars online. Check them out on the links below to learn about their study opportunities. Links to the webinars: Study business at Haaga-Helia UAS in Finland Study tourism at Haaga-Helia UAS in Finland Study business and languages at Haaga-Helia UAS in Finland
Tuition fees If you are from outside the EU/EEA area, you required to pay tuition fees for bachelor’s and master’s level programmes which are taught in English. Some exceptions may apply. If you are uncertain what the fees are, check in the programme description or from the university you are applying to. Remember that if you are required to pay tuition fees, you are also eligible to apply for the institution’s scholarships . Check the available scholarship options with the university or UAS you're applying to! Living expenses You are usually also required to independently cover

Finland's science contributes to the world: Finland leads Good Country Index

The index measures 153 countries in seven categories: science and technology; culture; international peace and security; world order; planet and climate; prosperity and equality; and health and wellbeing. In the categories the index looks at altogether 35 criteria. In the category of science and technology, Finland is in top 10. In this category the index measures for example the number of foreign students studying in the country’s higher education institutions, the number of scientific journals and even the number of Nobel prize winners. In 2017, the proportion of international students

Study in Europe in Kiev, Ukraine

Come and meet the Study in Finland people to learn more about your study options in Finland! At the Study in Europe fair you can ask about the different Finnish higher education institutions and their English-taught Bachelor's and Master's programme offerings, international student scholarships and also learn about how student life is in Finland. Finland has over 400 English-taught Bachelor's and Master's programmes in offer, with many institutional scholarships in offer!

University of Helsinki

As one of the world’s top 1% multidisciplinary research universities, we believe that science can change attitudes, people and society – for the world. Together we seek solutions to problems that involve us all. Explore our degree programmes and join a university with a mission.

University of Jyväskylä

University of Jyväskylä is one of the largest multidisciplinary universities in Finland. We offer 14 two-year Master’s degree programmes in English, which lead to an officially recognized Master’s degree and qualify for doctoral studies. Our six faculties host over 14000 students from 100 countries.


Five Steps to Studying in Finland 1. Choose Your Programme There are hundreds of programmes for you to choose from. Visit for details on each programme. 2. Check Admissions Information Make sure you know about the eligibility criteria, application process and deadlines, and any documents you will need to provide as part of your application. Also check if you need to take an entrance exam or another kind of aptitude test to get onto your programme of choice. You can always get in touch with the Admissions Office at the university you are interested in if you have any further