Deadlines

– find out the important deadlines for the admissions process!

Application period - December 15, 2016 – January 25, 2017 (15.00 GMT +2)

The next available application period is for academic year 2017 – 18. Please note that there is only one application period per year. All applications and the required documents have to arrive by the deadline, late applications are not considered.

January - February 2017

University Admissions Finland and the University of Oulu process the applications

After processing the application, UAF will send you an e-mail notification informing you of your application status and, if needed, requesting you to supplement your application. Please be patient, UAF will contact you as soon as possible.

March 2017

Selection Committees start their work

In some cases, the Master’s programmes also conduct student interviews to determine the applicant’s academic qualifications and knowledge of the field, and the level of the applicant’s English language. Applicants who are selected for interviews are personally contacted by the selection committee.

End of April 2017

Admission results are published

University sends the Letter of Admission or Letter of Conditional Admission*) and the information package to accepted applicants via e-mail. Results are available online by April 28, 2017.

June 12th 2017 *) by 15.00 (GMT+3) 

Applicants graduating from Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences - Last day to confirm the conditional offer

Applicants, who receive a conditional offer of study placement, have to submit certified copies of the Degree certificate and the final transcript of records by this date. Detailed instructions are available in the Letter of Conditional Admission.

July 14th 2017 by 15.00 (GMT+3)

Last day to confirm the study place

All students accepted to an International Master's degree programme need to confirm their study place with the following schedule:
by 14 July 2017 by 15.00 / 3.00 pm (GMT +3)

Confirm the offered place electronically through the link in your email notification. If you have a Finnish ID number and online banking credentials, mobile certificate or an electronic ID card you can also accept the study place by logging in at the My Studyinfo -service. Please note that you can only accept one study place per term. 

If you don’t confirm your study place by the due date, you will lose the study place.

July 28th  2017 *) by 15.00 (GMT+3)

Applicants graduating form abroad or Finnish research university - Last day to confirm the conditional offer

Applicants, who receive a conditional offer of study placement, have to submit certified copies of the Degree certificate and the final transcript of records by this date. Detailed instructions are available in the Letter of Conditional Admission.


September 2017

Academic year begins

Academic year begins with the Orientation for new students starting on Sept 1, 2017 onwards.

Time to present the original certificates

All students are required to present their original Bachelor’s degree certificate and transcript of records before starting their studies.


Please note that information with this symbol: *) concerns only applicants with conditional offer.

Last updated: 8/5/2017