TUAS has a unique international Bachelor’s Program in ICT, which specializes in Cyber Security. The program takes place in Salo IoT Campus, an innovation hub that is home to over 70 technology companies and start-ups.

Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS) is an innovative and multidisciplinary higher education institution. TUAS has campuses both in the cities of Turku and Salo. Studies at TUAS are working life oriented, combining theoretical studies with professional skills.

Through Edunation, it is possible to apply to the Bachelor’s Program in Information and Communications Technology (ICT). The degree is very attractive for students who want to become the cyber security experts of tomorrow. This is a unique program designed together with Edunation – therefore we can offer prospective students a streamlined and fast admission to the program.

Currently and in the near future there will be a great need for ICT experts in Finland. The Salo area, where the TUAS campus is located, is full of technology companies that are looking for ICT students for trainee projects and intenships. All students in the Bachelor’s Program in ICT will be introduced to these companies from the very beginning of their studies. As the studies commence, ICT students will have a competitive edge in the Finnish labor market and increase chances at being employed after graduation.

business and technology campus
Salo IoT Campus hosts over 70 technology companies and start-ups.

At TUAS, all teaching is based on Innovation Pedagogy. This is a learning and teaching method developed at TUAS to answer the needs of working life. Students are encouraged to pursue cross-field studies and acquire entrepreneurial mindset. All TUAS students take part in practical, real-life projects with companies.

In the field of applied science research, TUAS tops the list in Finland. They have a vast array of Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) services that are tailored to benefit the working life. TUAS partners in around 200 RDI projects every year. Students are an essential part of the RDI activities at TUAS.

FINEEC (Finnish Education Evaluation Centre) has awarded the institution with a quality label. The quality system of Turku University of Applied Sciences fulfills the national criteria set for the quality management of higher education institutions, and corresponds to the European quality assurance principles and recommendations for higher education institutions.

All photos on this page are courtesy of Turku UAS.

Salo campus address

Joensuunkatu 7
24100 Salo


Turku University of Applied Sciences

Through Edunation, you can apply for the bachelor’s degree program in Information and Communications Technology that is organized by Edunation and teaching is organized by Turku University of Applied Sciences. Information and Communications Technology (ICT) deals with technologies, methods and tools such as software applications, data networks and cybersecurity, games and hi-tech electronic devices and systems. An ICT engineering graduate has wide and practically-oriented fundamental knowledge and skills.

Tuition fees

Non-EU/EEA students are required to pay a program fee of 11 000 € for the bachelor’s degree program.

As per our Terms and Conditions, the paid program fee is refunded only in the case that the residence permit decision is negative or if the university is unable to organise the program.



Students who start their studies at TUAS after 1st of January, 2020, are eligible to apply for a scholarship after their first academic year. The scholarship is based on student’s academic process. By completing 55 ECTS study credits per year, the student will be refunded a third of the annual tuition fee.

Information about admission criteria is currently being updated for the next intake.

  • Admission requirements

    Make you sure you have all the following documents ready when you fill out the application form.

    Educational background

    Applicants who have completed a qualification outside Finland must submit the following documents to Edunation:

    • Copy of the final/official higher secondary school certificate or vocational qualification which gives eligibility for higher education studies in your own country OR copy of a Bachelor’s certificate
    • Transcript of records (with overall GPA of 50% or above)

    Note: Original certificates must be shown when arriving in Finland.

    Proof of nationality

    • Copy of passport ID page OR official ID card indicating nationality

    Note: All documents need to be translated to English, Swedish or Finnish if the original document is in none of those languages. The translations need to be signed and stamped by an authorized translator.

  • Application instructions

    Read our general page about how to apply to study in Finland. Specific instructions will be given to you once you apply to our application portal.

Quick facts

Semester starts:
February & August

Tuition fee:
11 000 € / year

Application portal




International degree students


RDI projects

Reason to choose Turku University of Applied Sciences

Innovation pedagogy at helps student connect professional work-life with theoretical research.

Turku UAS  is in CDIO initiative, an educational framework for narrowing the gap between engineering studies and real-world demands.

Practical trainings and thesis work in collaboration with regional businesses.

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