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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 April 8th the latest.

So what happens next in the admissions process?

University of Lapland will check that all of the required documents have arrived, verify that your language skills meet the requirements set by University of Lapland and verify your educational credentials. All mail will be processed in order of arrival and once your documents have been processed, you will receive an email notification from us. This might take several weeks.

After processing your application documents, we will send you an email notification informing you of the status of your application. Please be patient: we will contact you as soon as possible. If there are some documents missing from your application, we will ask you to supplement your application. There is a short supplementation period, deadline of which has been informed you in the automatic reply to you online application. 

Next, eligible applications are handed over to be processed in the faculties, in their admissions boards. The faculty admission board will evaluate the academic content of the applications and make the student selections. They will also decide upon the scholarships for those who are required to pay tuition fees. 

Results will be announced 08.04.2019 the latest. You will get an automatic notification from Studyinfo when results are announced. Results and letters of acceptance or rejection will be sent via email also by the University of Lapland admissions team. The email will contain the admission offer as an attachment, information on your possible scholarship (tuition fee waiver) and further information on the enrolment and arrival process for our new degree students. Students admitted to the programme must accept or decline their study place in the Studyinfo portal by April 29th, 2019 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 April 8th 2019
Accept your study place in the Studyinfo portal by April 29th 2019
Pay your tuition fee (if applicable) by May 16th 2019
Apply for residence permit (if applicable)
Register as a student to the University by July 8th 2019
Make arrangements to move to Rovaniemi
Attend orientation week in August
Start studying above ordinary!

If it happens that you are not selected to the programme of your choice, but you really wish to study in the University of Lapland, we of course welcome your application also in the next application round. Application period for autumn 2020 intake will take place again in December – January. 

We thank you all for your applications and wish you all the best for the selection process!

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