Application procedure for Tourism Marketing and Management (intake Autumn 2020)

Online applications are to be submitted through Studyinfo portal ( Once you have filled out the online application, required enclosures must be uploaded electronically to the application (recommended file types pdf and jpeg, max. file size 10 MB) until 29 January 2020 at 15.00 (GMT+2).
All available study programmes in Finland can be found on the Studyinfo portal where applicants can search for suitable programmes and start the application. The online application is only open during the application period.

Country-specific requirements will be announced at

Applicants are required to prioritize one program over the others, if they apply for more than one program from the UEF’s Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies. If applicants are admitted to all the programs of their choice, a study place will only be offered for the prioritized program, cancelling the study place from the other programs.



Supporting documents to be enclosed along with the online application:

  • Degree certificate, and if necessary, an English translation provided by an authorised translator. If you are applying with one degree and indicating you’re your language skills with another, you are required to submit educational documents regarding both degrees.

  • English language test certificate. It is recommended that you attach to a copy of your English language test certificate to your application.

  • Original (or officially certified copy of) transcript of academic record, and if necessary, an English translation provided by an authorised translator. The transcript must include the number of credits, grading, and date of each study unit, and also the scale of grading used by the university, otherwise the application will not be considered.
  • Letter of motivation
  • A separate list of the relevant previous studies with a calculation of the average of the above- mentioned studies
  • ECTS conversion. If the studies completed have not been registered through the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS), applicants are required to submit a study credit conversion table in which their completed study credits, or study hours, are shown in equivalence to the ECTS credit scale (1 ECTS credit equals to 27 hours), otherwise the application will not be considered. See an example here.
  • GMAT score (if needed)
  • A passport copy/other document of identification (not required from Finnish applicants)


Tuition Fees and Tuition Waivers

Starting from 2017 onward, an annual tuition fee in the Master's Degree Programme Tourism Marketing and Management for non-EU/EEA students of 8.000 euros will be applied. The tuition fee will remain the same for students throughout the entire time of completing their degrees.  

The University of Eastern Finland offers all new students a partial tuition waiver in Master’s degree programmes offered in English. In the Master’s Degree Programme in Tourism Marketing and Management, the tuition waiver is 50% of the annual tuition fee. The due date for the first instalment is 14 June 2020.

Further information on tuition fees and waivers:


Applicants will be selected to pursue Master's degree studies on the basis of their applications. Results will be announced on 27 March 2020, at the latest. The process could be finalized well before the set deadline.  
When the selection decision has been made, the results will be sent immediately to applicants by e-mail. Those applicants who have been accepted will receive a Notification of Admission, a Confirmation Form and information package (including information about accommodation, student insurance programme, student union etc.) by email. These accepted applicants are required to formally accept their study place no later than 10 July 2020. Non-EU/EEA applicants are required to formally accept their study place no later than 4 May 2020. This is an absolute deadline and will be treated as such. The autumn semester courses will begin on 1 September 2019.  
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. This rule applies to all higher education. For more information please see