Admissions results

Applicants will be selected on the basis of their application documents. Results for studies starting in September 2020 will be published in March,  on 27th March 2020 at the latest. When the selection decision has been made, the results will be posted immediately to applicants by e-mail. The autumn semester courses will begin early September 2020.

If you have been accepted and offered a study place, you can confirm the study place electronically through the link in your email notification or by sending a confirmation form to the email-address documents(at) no later than stated in the form. You need to accept the study place by the given deadline or you will lose your place. Most places have to be confirmed by 4th May 2020, the second deadline is now 17th July 2020 (previously 10th July). The second deadline has changed (change made in May) due to coronavirus situation.  Accepting a study place is a binding choice, and you cannot cancel or alter it later.

According to One study place per term provision, a student may accept only one study place leading to a higher education degree in Finland during one academic term (1.8.-31.12. or 1.1.-31.7.). This rule applies to all higher education. For more information please see

Information from Finnish Immigration Service (pdf) for new students.

Appeal instructions

If you have questions concerning the decision or you do not understand why you were not accepted please  contact the programme coordinator first for detailed information. Should you still disagree with the decision you may apply for a rectification of the decision from the Board of Appeal of the University of Eastern Finland within fourteen (14) days of the publication of the student admission results.