Higher education in Finland


UNIVERSITY (*=foundation university; others are public corporations)



Aalto University *

Postal address:
PO Box 11000, FI-00076 AALTO

Visiting address:
Otakaari 1 B, 02150 Espoo

Admission services:

Welcome Guide for international students: http://studyguides.aalto.fi/welcomeguide/

Hanken School of Economics

Postal address:
P.O. Box 479, FI-00101 Helsinki

Tel. +358 (0)29 431 331

Counselling for incoming exchange students:

Applying to Hanken: https://www.hanken.fi/en/studies/nordic-brilliance

(You can subscribe to Hanken’s application newsletters for Master’s or PhD programmes with an online form.)

Lappeenranta University of Technology

Postal address:
P.O. Box 20, FI-53851 Lappeenranta

Visiting address:
Skinnarilankatu 34, 53850 Lappeenranta

Tel. +358 294 462 111

Admissions: admission@lut.fi

International affairs: janne.hokkanen@lut.fi

Master’s programmes taught in English & how to apply: http://www.lut.fi/web/en/masters-studies

Tampere University of Technology *

Postal address:
PO Box 527, FI-33101 Tampere

Visiting address:
Korkeakoulunkatu 10, 33720 Tampere

Tel. +358 3 311 511

TUT Admission Office: admissions@tut.fi

Ptractical Matters guide about living in Tampere: http://www.tut.fi/cs/groups/public_news/@l102/@web/@p/documents/liit/x157246.pdf

Study path of an Indian degree student: http://www.tut.fi/cs/groups/public/@l913/@web/@p/documents/liit/mdbw/mdg4/~edisp/p088859.pdf

University of Helsinki

Postal address:
P.O. Box 3, FI-00014 University of Helsinki

Visiting address:
Fabianinkatu 33, 00100 Helsinki

Tel. +358 (0) 2941 911

Admissions Services: admissions@helsinki.fi

Compact guide for new students: https://www.helsinki.fi/en/studying/new-students

Student Ambassadors of the university: http://blogs.helsinki.fi/welcometouh/international-student-ambassadors/

University of Eastern Finland

Postal address:
P.O. Box 111, FI-80101 Joensuu

Visiting address:
Yliopistokatu 2, 80101 Joensuu

Tel. +358 (0)294 45 1111

Admissions Office:

Interviews with international students: http://www.uef.fi/en/studies/students-stories

University of the Arts Helsinki

Postal address:
P.O. Box 1, FI-00097 UNIARTS

Visiting address:
Töölönkatu 3 A, 4th floor

Tel. +358 294 47 2000

Academy of Fine Arts Admissions Office: kuva.admissions@uniarts.fi

Sibelius Academy Admissions Office: siba.admissions@uniarts.fi

Theatre Academy Admission Office: teak.admissions@uniarts.fi

Contact the international offices of the three academies: http://www.uniarts.fi/en/contact-international-office

University of Jyväskylä

Postal address:
PO Box 35, FI-40014 University of Jyväskylä

Visiting address:
Seminaarinkatu 15, Jyväskylä

Tel. +358 40 805 4339

Feedback/query form for the Admission and Student Services: https://www.jyu.fi/yliopistopalvelut/academic-and-student-services/admission-and-student-services/feedback-form

University of Lapland

Postal address:
P.O. Box 122, FI-96101 Rovaniemi

Visiting address:
Yliopistonkatu 8, 96300 Rovaniemi

Tel. +358 16 341 341

Internationalisation services: admissions@ulapland.fi

FAQ: http://www.ulapland.fi/EN/Admissions/Masters-Studies/Frequently-Asked-Questions

University of Oulu

Postal address:
P.O.Box 8000, FI-90014 University of Oulu

Visiting address:
Pentti Kaiteran katu 1, Linnanmaa

Tel. +358 294 48 0000


Country-specific information on documents required: http://www.oulu.fi/degree/csdocuments#India

University of Tampere

Postal address:
FI-33014 Tampereen yliopisto

Visiting address:
Kalevantie 4, Tampere

Tel. +358 3 355 111

Admissions office:

List of international degrees and programmes: http://www.uta.fi/studies/studying/degrees/degree_programmes.html

ECTS survival guide for international students: http://www.uta.fi/admissions/sites/admissions/files/inline-files/survivalguide.pdf

University of Turku

Postal address:
University of Turku

Visiting address:
Yliopistonmäki, Turku

Tel: +358 2 333 51


List of Master’s Degree Programmes taught in English:

Interviews with international students: http://www.utu.fi/en/studying/students-recommend/Pages/home.aspx

University of Vaasa

Postal address:
P.O. Box 700, FI-65101 Vaasa

Visiting address:
Wolffintie 34, 65200 Vaasa

Tel. +358 29 449 8000


Study programmes in English: http://www.uva.fi/en/for/prospective/international/

How to apply: http://www.uva.fi/en/for/prospective/master/application/

Student Union website: http://vyy.fi/in-english/new-page/

Åbo Akademi University

Domkyrkotorget 3, FI-20500 ÅBO

Tel. +358 2 215 3446


International Master’s programmes: http://www.abo.fi/ansok/master

Universities of applied sciences

There are 24 universities of applied sciences currently operating in Finland under the branch of government of the Ministry of Education and Culture. A list can be found here: http://www.studyinfinland.fi/where_to_study/universities_of_applied_science

Details of admission practices, study programmes etc. may be found on the schools’ own webpages.

Other useful websites

National level advice on how to apply to Finnish universities is provided by University Admissions Finland UAF (http://universityadmissions.fi/).

National Studyinfo portal (https://studyinfo.fi/wp2/en/) also offers practical advice on education in Finland.

Centre for International Mobility CIMO manages an on-line guide to Finnish higher education (http://studyinfinland.fi/).

Indian community in Finland:
https://www.facebook.com/Finnish-Indian-Community-110179702352961/ (no longer active?)
https://www.facebook.com/Indians-In-Finland-318645074824077/ (no longer active?)

International students in Finland:
https://www.facebook.com/internationalstudentsFI/ (not very active)