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Savonia University of Applied Sciences is one of Finland's biggest and most versatile universities of applied sciences. Our organisation is committed to the education of strong professionals in six different study fields. Our versatile programmes offer students the opportunity to study as a full-time student or alongside their job (Master programmes). We have campuses in three different cities: Iisalmi, Kuopio and Varkaus. Altogether we have 530 staff members and over 7000 students from which 500 are international students.

The most important person in Savonia is YOU.

We are committed to the professional development of our students. This means that we truly care about making our students feel supported in taking their career in whatever direction they choose to grow. Some come to study with us with the intention of staying and making their lives in Finland. Some others come just for the education and with the intention of going back once they have received their diploma. Whatever your goal is, we are here to provide you with top-quality education AND to support you in reaching the specific goals you have set for yourself.

Our next application period is 5-19 January 2022.

During this application period you will be able to apply to the following programmes:

All of our applications are fully online, so you can apply to our programmes straight from the comfort of your home.

Check out the information below to learn more about our programmes or if you are ready to dive in, let's start chatting!

Available Programmes

Bookmark Course Programme Degree Level Duration Tuition
Engineering & Engineering Trades Information Technology (Internet of Things) Bachelors 4 years 6000 EUR/year. Scholarships available.
International Business International Business Bachelors 3.5 years 6000 EUR/year. Scholarships available.
Engineering & Engineering Trades Mechanical Engineering (Industrial Management) Bachelors 4 years 6000 EUR/year. Scholarships available.
Medicine, Surgery, & Dentistry Registered Nurse Bachelors 3.5 years 6000 EUR/year. Scholarships available.
Medicine, Surgery, & Dentistry Digital Health Masters 2-3 years 7000 EUR/year. Scholarships available.
Medicine, Surgery, & Dentistry Global Public Health Masters 2-3 years 7000 EUR/year. Scholarships available.
Engineering & Engineering Trades Energy Engineering Masters 1.5-2 years 7000 EUR/year. Scholarships available.

FAQs

Is the entrance examination online?

Yes, you can apply fully online to all of our programmes.

Do I need have a TOEFL or IELTS?

No, we do not require you to have any certificate concerning your English language proficiency. Your English language proficiency is evaluated during the different stages of the admission process.

Who needs to pay the tuition fee?

You don’t have to pay the tuition fee if you have one of these documents:

  • Passport or identity card to indicate the citizenship of EU/EEA/Switzerland
  • EU blue card in Finland
  • EU Family Member’s Residence Card in Finland
  • Continuous residence permit card in Finland, Type A permit
  • EU residence permit for third-country citizens with long-term residence permit card in Finland (type P-EU)
  • Permanent residence permit card in Finland, Type P permit
  • Proof from the Finnish Immigration Service that you have registered, or applied to register, your EU right to residence in Finland (UK-citizens)

Please note, that the residence permit in another EU/EEA country is not sufficient grounds for exemption, only residence permits in Finland can be considered.

How much is the scholarship?

The annual tuition fee for our Bachelor degrees is of 6000 EUR per year and for our Master Degrees 7000 EUR.

Savonia UAS grants only partial scholarships and only for the tuition fee. The scholarship is not paid to the student but is deducted directly from the tuition fee.

In the first academic year, all students who are obligated to pay the tuition fee will automatically get the scholarship, which covers 50% of the tuition fee. In the following academic years, the scholarship covers max. 50% of the tuition fee.

Read more about our tuition fees for Bachelor degrees here.

Read more about our tuition fees for Master degrees here.

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Microkatu 1, 70210 Kuopio, Finland

Finland