EU and EEA countries
Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, United Kingdom, Ireland, Austria, France, Spain, Portugal, Malta, Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Croatia, Romania, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland.
If you are an EU/EEA citizen, you are able to apply even if your degree certificate is completed during the spring of applying (secondary school certificate). Notice, that in this case your admission is conditional until the polytechnic/UAS has checked your final degree certificates. If you are admitted as our student you must send copy of your degree certificate with study place confirmation form. Your degree certificate must be ready at the latest by 31 of July 2014.
If you have the final degree certificate (high school):
The copies of the certificates must be posted or delivered to the admissions office by 21 February 2014 at 4.15 pm Finnish time. Do not send them by fax or as email attachments, they are not accepted. In addition, an official Finnish, Swedish or English translation of the certificate must be provided, if the certificate is not written in one of these languages. The translation must include the translators' signature and stamp.
English Language proficiency certificate
It is NOT necessary for the EU/EEA CITIZENS to provide a language proficiency certificate by the set date.
Check the Admission Groups (below) for more information how to apply with Finnish qualifications. Notice, you can also check the short introduction about applying and the degrees written in Finnish: Englanninkieliset AMK-tutkinnot