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

FINNIPS network consists of 20 Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences. These Universities of Applied Sciences offer close to 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 took place on 8-27 January 2016. The application round for studies starting in autumn 2017 will take place in January 2017. More information on applying and the next application period 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 check the Further Information section or visit the websites of the Universities of Applied Sciences bly clicking the logos below.

*Please note that applying to Åland University of Applied Science's degree programme does not take place in the joint application system but through the UAS's own webpage.

In spring 2016 the network arranged entrance examinations in fifteen countries outside Finland. The exam countries for the spring 2017 will be published in September 2016.

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

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