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The admission results in the spring joint application to higher education have been published. Admissions from waiting lists has ended.

Higher education institutions can arrange supplementary application rounds during the summer for study places that were not filled in the primary joint application round. See the list of supplementary applications available.

The autumn joint application to higher education 1 to 15 September 2021. Check out study programmes offered in English in the renewed Studyinfo!

Image link to study programmes offered in the autumn joint application to higher education in the renewed Studyinfo.

General upper secondary education leading to the Reifeprüfung Diploma

The Reifeprüfung examination is the German school-leaving examination equivalent to the Finnish matriculation examination and, accordingly, German is also the language of instruction. Admission to upper secondary school requires good German language skills (Sprachdiplom I). The Reifeprüfung Diploma provides the same further study opportunities as the Finnish matriculation examination as well as eligibility for higher education in Germany and many other countries.

General upper secondary education at the German School of Helsinki

In Finland, Reifeprüfung examinations are organised by the German School of Helsinki. The German School of Helsinki is an international school that admits children and young people who have attended school in Germany or are otherwise proficient in German. German is the language of instruction in almost all subjects at upper secondary level, i.e. years 10–12.

You can apply to the Reifeprüfung programme directly to the school.  For further information about applying to the programme, see the programme description and the school website.

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