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Joint application to English programmes begins 7 Jan

Published : 06 Jan 2021, 03:12

Updated : 06 Jan 2021, 10:30

  DF Report

Press Release Photo: Finnish National Agency for Education by Satu Haavisto.

The first joint application of the spring to universities and universities of applied sciences (Polytechnic Institutes) begins on 7 January and will continue until 20 January, said the Finnish National Agency for Education in a press release on Tuesday.

Starting from 2020, the joint application to higher education is divided into two separate joint applications.

In the upcoming first joint application of the spring, students can apply to study programmes taught in English as well as study programmes provided by the University of the Arts, and the degree programme in Theatre Arts at the University of Tampere.

In the second joint application of the spring, students can apply to higher education study programmes taught in Finnish or Swedish.

The application period for the second joint application runs from 17 March to 31 March later this year.

There are 251 study programmes in English available in the first joint application, 140 of which are offered by Polytechnic Institutes and 111 by universities.

In total, there are circa 5,500 student places available for the first joint application – 800 more than one year ago.

The first results of the joint application will be published in early February. All results will be published at 4 June at the latest.