Here are some of the most asked questions relating to the Pathway to Finland program.

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Over one semester, you will improve your English language skills up to the university entry-level. Typically, the required English level for bachelor’s degree studies in Finland is IELTS 5.5 or IELTS 6.0.

Our English courses focus on preparing you for university studies by developing your academic communication skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing.

You will be studying full-time. You are expected to attend weekly classes and lectures. Outside of lectures and classes, you will need to reserve time for self-study and group work.

You are expected to attend weekly lectures and classes on Zoom. There will be around 7 hours of live teaching per week organised from Monday to Friday, Finland afternoon time.

You will have approximately seven hours of online classes per week, and the rest of the time, you should reserve for self and group study. Outside of class hours, you will be interacting with your teachers and peers through the online learning platform. In addition, you will have regular meetings with your tutor.

One class typically lasts for 90 minutes.

We use a variety of different assessment methods. Course assessment is usually based on coursework, written assignments, participation, presentations, and exams. Throughout the program, you will receive support and feedback from your teachers. We also use peer and self-assessment methods to encourage you to take greater responsibility for your learning. 

There will be approximately four hours of live English classes organised every week. In addition, you will have access to pre-recorded lectures and other study materials.

A list of progression options can be found under each program page. You will be asked to select the degree program during the application process.

You must complete the studies within the completion time and pass all study courses with good attendace.

You will be studying English and basic studies related to your chosen study field. Our study courses focus on developing your academic study skills, such as critical thinking, academic writing, and digital skills.

Lists of study courses can be found on our program pages:

Finnish studies are included in the Nursing Track.

Our Finnish courses are available for all students for an additional price of 195 € per course. Please send us an email to before the start of the program, if you would like to take part in the Finnish language studies.


The tuition fee includes lectures, online classes, tutorials, access to an online learning environment, and academic support. In addition, you will receive assistance with residence permits and other practical arrangements when moving abroad.

With our installment plan, you will not need to pay for the first month of studies. This way, you can start your classes and see if our program is the right fit for you. Please note that this payment method is only available for our Pathway Diploma programs in Business and Engineering and Technology.

Yes, we charge an application fee of 50 EUR. The fee includes Edunation’s customer service and support services during and after admission.

Unfortunately no. The full tuition fee must be paid at once.

Eligibility and documentation

We offer alternative ways to prove your English language level, including Duolingo English Test.

Before applying, please check our list of accepted English certificates.

You will need to submit the following documents:

In order to be eligible to to apply,  you must be eligible for higher education in your home country. You also need to have sufficient English language skills.

You are allowed to retake exams and assignments twice. If you fail the re-sits, you have to retake the whole study course during the next available semester.

Pathway to Finland program provides guaranteed progression to degree studies at one of our partner universities.

All students will progress to a university after completing the program at the required level.

Due to limited study places, it is recommended that you select the destination university during the application process. The study places are distributed based on a first-come-first-served basis.

Our minimum age requirement is 17 years or older.

At the moment, the the program is only recognized by our partner universities.

No additional testing is required after completing the program.

Yes. After successfully completing the pathway studies, you will be eligible to progress into your pre-selected study program.

Guaranteed progression means that you will be eligible to start your studies at your pre-selected university after you have passed the pathway courses at the required level.

Yes, we provide support with the university selection. Our team will help you to choose the university that best fits your interests and goals. 

In this case, please consult our customer service as soon as possible. Due to limited study places, we cannot guarantee you a place in another university.

We provide academic support before and during your pathway studies. You may always contact us if you need guidance or extra support.

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