FINNIPS -Finnish Network for International Programmes: Entrance Examinations outside Finland

FINNIPS network consists of 21 Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences. These Universities of Applied Sciences offer over 50 Bachelor’s Degree Programmes that are fully conducted in English. More information on the degree programmes offered by each institution can be found on their websites that can be accessed by clicking the icons at the bottom of the page.

Students will be selected to the degree programmes through the Finnish national joint application system. The application period for studies starting in autumn 2016 will take place in January 2016. More information on applying is available at the Studyinfo.fi portal maintained by the Finnish National Board of Education.

After applying for admission according to the set procedures, all eligible applicants will be invited to take part in entrance examinations. The entrance examination can be taken either in Finland or outside Finland in one of the countries where FINNIPS organises them. In order to find out in which countries each of the programmes will organise the examinations please visit the websites of the Universities of Applied Sciences or check the Further Information section.

In spring 2015 the network arranged entrance examinations in thirteen countries outside Finland. The exam countries for 2016 will be announced in October 2015.

  • Brazil: São Paulo
  • China: Guangzhou and Wuhan
  • Estonia: Tallinn
  • Germany: Ludwigshafen
  • Great Britain: London
  • Hungary: Budapest
  • Kenya: Nairobi
  • Latvia: Riga
  • Nepal: Kathmandu
  • Poland: Warsaw
  • Russia: Dmitrov, Murmansk, St.Petersburg
  • Turkey: Istanbul
  • Vietnam: Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

    Arcada   VAMK   Saimaan AMK  Centria University of Applied Sciences SeAMK  Kajaanin ammattikorkeakoulu Savonia Turku University of Applied Sciences Tampere University of Applied Sciences MAMKLapland University of Applied Sciences Laurea SAMK Karelia