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It´s over. What happens next?


Application period for our international master´s degree programmes has now ended. It´s over, window is closed, but another one will definitely open for something new, no matter how it goes. While we process your application, you can process the possibility of a life changing decision. Results are announced by the end of March.

So what happens next in the admissions process?

University Admissions Finland will verify that your language skills meet the requirements set by University of Lapland, check that all of the required educational documents have arrived and verify your credentials. Please notice that due to the large amount of incoming mail, UAF cannot confirm the arrival of individual documents. All mail will be processed in order of arrival and once your documents have been processed, you will receive an email notification from UAF. This might take several weeks.

After processing your application documents, UAF will send you an email notification informing you of the status of your application. Please be patient: UAF will contact you as soon as possible. If there are some documents missing from your application, UAF will ask you to supplement your application. There is a short supplementation period, deadlines of which UAF will inform you.  

After processing, UAF will send all applications to us. Even if your application is marked incomplete, we will receive it and double check. Eligible application are processed in the faculties, in the admissions boards.  

Results of the selection process will be announced by March 28th 2018 the latest. Results and letters of acceptance or rejection will be sent via email. The email will contain the admission offer as an attachment. Students admitted to the programme must accept or decline their study place by notifying the Applicant and Student services office of the University of Lapland by April 26th, 2018 the latest.

Notice, that you can only accept one study place leading to a higher education degree in Finland in education that begins in the same academic term. Admitted students who fail to notify the University whether they wish to accept their place or fail to submit the required documents by the due date will have waived their right to study.

Enrolling in a nutshell:

Results via e-mail by March 28th 2018
Accept your study place by notifying the Student services office of the University of Lapland by April 26th 2018
Pay your tuition fee by May 17th 2018
Register as a student to the University by July 10th 2018
Make arrangements to move to Rovaniemi
Attend orientation week in August
Start studying above ordinary!