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Supplementary application for joint application to higher education has started. Read more on supplementary application. Higher education institutions arrange supplementary application rounds between 2 July and 15 August for study places that were not filled during the primary application round. Check available study options.


Admission results for joint application to higher education are ready. If you are offered a study place in the joint application of spring 2018 by 28 June, accept the study place by 10 July by 3 pm (UTC/GMT +3). If you are offered a study place after 28 June, accept the study place by the given date.


Application to preparatory education for general and vocational upper secondary education open from 22.5. until 24.7.!

Read more: 

VALMA – Preparatory education for upper secondary vocational education and training

LUVA – Preparatory education for general upper secondary education

Learn more about your study options (both in Finnish and Swedish)


How to apply in separate application

1. Find study options with the search engine

  • You can use different educations, a specific education institution or a field of study that interests you as search words.
  • The programme overviews include information and key aspects of the different study programmes, such as the application time for each programme.
  • Find more information on how to apply in the study programme overviews.

2. Compare study options

  • Add interesting study programmes to your shortlist by clicking “Add to shortlist”.
  • Compare different options.

3. Apply to the study programme

  • You can access the application form or the universities’ and polytechnics’/UAS’ own admissions pages from each programme by clicking “Fill in application”.
  • You need to fill in a separate application form for each programme.

4. Fill in the application form

  • Follow the instructions on each separate admission application form and submit the application.
  • If you want to make changes to your application, use the link provided in your confirmation email. Please note that this link is personal!  Giving it to someone else means they can make changes to your application.

5. Accepting the study place

  • You will receive a letter with the application results from the education institution. The letter also includes instructions on accepting the study place and registration as well as important dates.
  • You can only accept one study place per term.
  • Confirm the study place by following the university’s or polytechnic’s/UAS’s guidelines.
  • Register at the university or polytechnic/UAS.

Also check out Applicant’s checklist