Information for Applicants

The University of Lapland has a very unique profile and expertise in the fields of law, education, social sciences, and art & design. Studying spaces for international degree students are limited and resultingly, competition for admissions is significant. Only students with relevant academic backgrounds, strong portfolios, and competent language skills are admitted.

For Master's Degree Studies

International applicants who wish to complete a Master's degree at the University of Lapland and who have completed a first degree (normally a bachelor’s degree) in a relevant field of study from an institution of higher education, entitling her/him to apply for master’s degree studies in her/his home country.

For Doctoral Studies

International applicants who wish to complete a Doctoral degree at the University of Lapland and have taken a degree equivalent to the Finnish aster’s degree.

For Exchange Studies
(Non-degree seeking students)

International applicants who wish to study at the University of Lapland for a one or two semesters or who wish to participate in the Arctic Studies Programme (ASP).

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