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Tuition Free Polytechnics In Finland 2013 Online Application

Study Free In Finland 2013 — Before we get started, I want to tell you that the application process into Tuition Free Polytechnics has for Autumn 2013 has closed. Application dates for autumn 2013 were 7 January – 12 February 2013. Application usually comes up at this period of the year, so you might want to bookmark this. However, the application dates for springs 2014 which starts on 2 September and closes on 13 September 2013 at 4.15 pm Finnish time is included.

This page contains admission requirements to study free in Polytechnics in Finland as well as other requirements you must meet to live and study in Finland. This was published for the 2013 Autumn Admission and it’s going to still be applicable for 2014 applications. Only the dates will change, so, just bookmark this.

Application practicalities Into Tuition Free Polytechnics In Finland

Applying to programmes conducted in English at polytechnics/UAS takes place through a system of online joint application. Prospective students can apply to four different degree programmes at polytechnics/UAS using the same application form.

Application period for programmes starting in spring 2014 at Finland Tuition-Free Polytechnics

Applications for spring 2014 starts on 2 September and closes on 13 September 2013 at 4.15 pm Finnish time. All required attachments have to be at the admissions office of the applicant’s first choice polytechnic /UAS by 23 September 2013 at 4.15 pm Finnish time. All attachments have to be posted or delivered to the admissions office, faxed or scanned copies are not accepted. Paper applications not submitted online must arrive at the admissions office of the applicant’s first choice polytechnic/UAS by the end of application period at 4.15 pm Finnish time. All those applicants who are applying with a qualification completed somewhere else than in Finland and are not citizens of an EU/EEA-country, must provide a proof of language skill. Accepted certificates are:

  • TOEFL score 550 pbt/79-80 ibt
  • IELTS academic score 6.0
  • Cambridge ESOL’s Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) or Cambridge ESOL’s Certificate in Advanced English (CAE), grade C or higher
  • Pearson test of English
    • General test level 4 or higher
    • Academic test level 51 or highe
  • grade C in the Finnish Matriculation examination in advanced level English
  • skills level 4 in English in all parts in the National Certificate of Language Proficiency (English communicative oral skills, reading comprehension and writing)

In addition upper secondary education or University degree in English completed in the United Kingdom, Ireland, the United States of America, Canada, Australia or New Zealand or a bachelor’s or Master’s degree conducted in English in a European Union or European Economic Area -Country is also accepted as a demonstration of sufficient English language skills. Education in English completed in any other country will not be accepted. Proof of language skill must arrive at the admissions office by 23 September 2013 4.15 pm at the latest.

Please contact the admissions office of the polytechnic/UAS of your first choice in all matters relating to your application and to changes in your circumstances.

Fees and costs of Studying in Finland

Higher education in Finland is free of charge. The polytechnics’/UAS’ students need to pay the student organisation’s (SAMOK) annual membership fee to get a student card. The student card allows students certain benefits and discounts (in travelling etc.).

A non-EU student must prove that he/she is able to support his or her living in Finland during the studies. The required sum of money is 500 euros per month or 6000 euros per year.

You can click the following link for more information:

2013 Tuition Free Polytechnics In Finland Online Application Information


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