Admission requirements

Our admission process aims at fair selection of high-quality applicants. Anybody satisfying the admission requirements is eligible to apply.



B.Sc. degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Communications Engineering or equivalent degree in closely related field corresponding at least three years of full-time higher education academic studies.

* The degree should include enough studies in computer science completed at excellent levels. The basic prerequisites are: programming skills and knowledge about the theoretical foundations of computer science, data structures and algorithms, databases, and data management. Applicants lacking background in one or more of the mentioned skills can be selected as students only in exceptional cases.

** Conditional acceptance is possible if the applicant will finish the B.Sc. degree by August 7, 2020. Provisional B.Sc certificate is accepted if issuing of the final B.Sc certificate is delayed due to administrational reasons. Please remember to check the required documents carefully before applying.



English language proficiency proved by a generally recognized test or by previous degree conducted in English language

TOEFL iBT: 92, IELTS overall 6.5, PTE: 62, C1 Advanced: 180, C2 Proficiency: 180.

Revised TOEFL Paper delivered test: minimum score of 20 in reading, and minimum score of 20 in listening, and minimum score of 22 in writing.

TOEFL, IELTS and PTE certificates are valid for two years from the day they are issued and they have to be valid during the application period. Please, check the more detailed info about language requirements.

The English test is not required in the following cases 

  • secondary education is conducted in Nordic Country (Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark or Iceland)
  • applicant has Bachelor’s or Master’s degree conducted in English language
  • English as foreign language is included in Bachelor’s or Master’s degree conducted in Nordic country (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden)
  • the candidate has English as A1 language as part of International Baccalaureate examination with minimum grade 2
  • the applicant has taken studies as exchange student at the UEF