Lapland University of Applied Sciences is the northernmost UAS in Finland and in the EU focusing on higher education and research, development, and innovations. Success in Arctic conditions and utilizing the conditions are at their core. They have the Northern Factor.

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Overview

Lapland University of Applied Sciences, also known as Lapland UAS, was established in 2014 as a merger between Rovaniemi University of Applied Sciences and Kemi-Tornio University of Applied Sciences. The university is located in Lapland, Finland.

 

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Semester Starts

August 2022

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Pathway application perid

Online: 1.9.2021 – 14.2.2022

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Tuition fees

Bachelor’s: 8 000 € / year

About the University

Lapland UAS is part of the Lapland University Consortium and Lapland UAS operations are governed by the Finnish Limited Liability Companies Act and the Universities of Applied Sciences Act, which stipulates the tasks and management of universities of applied sciences and of their organs.

Lapland UAS offers 2 Bachelor level degree programs completely in English in the fields of International Business and Tourism.

STUDY PROGRAMS

Lapland University of Applied Sciences offers high-quality, practice-oriented bachelor’s level programs fully in English through the Pathway to Finland program.

Admission criteria

You can apply to Lapland University of Applied Sciences through the Pathway to Finland program. This is a preparatory program that will help you gain admission to bachelor’s degree studies in Finland. You will get a guaranteed entry to a degree program upon completion. No entrance exams and interviews are required. 

Our Pathway to Finland program offers guaranteed access to bachelor’s degree programs at Lapland UAS.

Admission requirements:

Students are admitted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Check out our Pathway to Finland page for more information.

Tuition Fees & Scholarship

Tuition Fees

Students who are from non-EU/EEA countries are required to pay a fee of 8000 € per academic year for bachelor’s degrees in English.

The tuition fee for the academic year must be paid at the time of confirming the study place. The fee must be paid at once and cannot be paid in installments. Study right will be canceled if the tuition fee is not paid until the deadline.

Scholarships

Scholarships based on the proficiency in the Finnish language and the progress of studies:

1. Second-year students
A student receives a scholarship on the basis of passed Finnish 1 and Finnish 2 study units and the progress of studies. The student must have completed at least 60 credits after the first year. The amount of the scholarship is EUR 4,000.

2. Third-year students
A student receives a scholarship on the basis of completing the Finnish assessment test and the progress of studies. The student must have completed at least 120 credits after the second year. Students who have achieved level 2 or 3 in language proficiency and made progress in their studies will receive a scholarship of EUR 4,000. The results of assessment tests completed during studies will be accepted.

3. Fourth-year students
A student receives a scholarship on the basis of completing the Finnish assessment test and the progress of studies. The student must have completed at least 180 credits after the third year. Students who have achieved level 3 in language proficiency and made progress in their studies will receive a scholarship of EUR 1,500 in degree programs of 210 credits and EUR 3,000 in degree programs of 240 credits. The results of assessment tests completed during studies will be accepted.