Tuition fees and scholarships

Tuition fees

Tuition fees will be collected from citizens outside the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, starting their studies in Master’s degree programmes conducted in English.

You will not need to pay the fee if you are:

  • EU/EEA citizen or their family member (spouse/child)
  • equivalent to EU/EEA citizens (i.e. citizen of Switzerland)
  • already reside in Finland or some other EU country on a permanent basis (continuous (A) or permanent (P/P-EU) residence permit type), or have an EU Blue Card
  • are enrolled in Doctoral/PhD level studies and research
  • exchange student, regardless of the citizenship
  • have started your Master’s degree studies before autumn 2017

The tuition fees in this programme is 8 000 euros. For students, the tuition fee will remain the same throughout the entire time of completing their degrees.

The tuition fee covers the studies included in the degree (personal study plan), studies-related supervision and counselling, and studies-related supporting services offered by the university. In addition, students are entitled to the services of the Finnish Student Health Service by paying the membership fee of the Student Union. The university assists students in finding accommodation.


Scholarships (=tuition waivers) are awarded for two academic years on the condition of completing 55 ECTS credits per academic year. Tuition waivers are awarded now to all selected applicants who are responsible to pay tuition fee. The tuition fee waiver covers the tuition fee partially (80%).
General information about the scholarships is available at the university webpage (