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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.

Joint application to higher education

Joint application means that you can apply to up to six (6) study programmes with one application form. These 6 options may include degree programmes from one or several different higher education institutions. There are three joint applications per year, two that offer study programmes in English (one in spring and one in autumn) and one that offer study programmes only in Finnish and Swedish (in spring).

In the spring  joint application for study programmes offered in English you do not have to place the study programmes in order of preference, and you can be offered several study places. For example, if you are accepted to three out of four study programmes on your application, you can choose which place you wish to confirm.

In the autumn joint application you must place the study programmes in order of preference, and you can be offered only one study place. You will be offered a study place to the programme that you have placed highest on your list of preferences and to which you have enough points to be accepted. For example, if you are accepted to your second study option, your lower options (3-6) are cancelled, but you can remain on the waiting list for a possible study place in your first option.

You can confirm only one study place in education that begins in the same academic term.

For more information on the spring 2021 joint application for study programmes offered in Finnish and Swedish, see Opintopolku.fi (in Finnish) or Studieinfo.fi (in Swedish).

Applications in 2021

Joint application to higher education, spring 2021: 7 to 20 January 2021

  • Degree programmes offered in English
  • Degree programmes offered in the University of the Arts

Check all available study options offered in English in the spring joint application.

Joint application to Finnish/Swedish degree programmes, spring 2021: 17 to 31 March 2021

  • Degree programmes offered in Finnish and Swedish

See all available study options offered in the second joint application of the spring (offered in Finnish/Swedish)

Joint application to higher education, autumn 2021: 1 to 15 September 2021

  • Degree programmes offered in Finnish and English
  • NB! The study programmes included in the autumn joint application and the application form can be found on the renewed Studyinfo website beta.studyinfo.fi.

See all available study programmes offered in English in the autumn joint application to higher education.

Read more detailed instructions on how to apply in joint application.

Supplementary application rounds

Higher education institutions can arrange supplementary application rounds for study places that were not filled during the primary joint application round.

See a list of supplementary application rounds arranged during the summer 2021 for study programmes offered in English.