Read the general instructions for recipients of a recognition decision.
Extent and content of supplementing studies
The conditional decision issued by the Finnish National Agency for Education specifies the minimum and maximum amount of the studies and the subject areas.
The decision does not include a list of required courses. You will have to choose the studies from the studies in the universities’ degree requirements in accordance with the decision. If necessary, contact a university for advice.
Completion of supplementing studies
Complete the supplementing studies at a Finnish university where you can complete a Bachelor or Master of Laws degree. You can complete studies at more than one university.
If necessary, apply for the study right according to the practices of the university providing the studies. You may also take advantage of the studies offered by open universities.
Please note that completing the studies usually requires proficiency in Finnish or Swedish.
Universities may charge fees for providing the studies.
For more information on completing the supplementing studies, contact the universities.
Contact details of the universities
University of Helsinki
Faculty of Law
P.O. Box 4
00014 University of Helsinki
Visiting address: Yliopistonkatu 3
Tel. +358 29 41 911 (switchboard)
Email address: porthania-student [at] helsinki.fi ()
University of Eastern Finland
Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies
UEF Law School
P.O. Box 111
FI-80101 JOENSUU, Finland
Visiting address: Yliopistokatu 2, Aurora
University of Lapland
Faculty of Law
P.O. Box 122
FI-96101 Rovaniemi, Finland
Visiting address: Yliopistonkatu 8
Tel. +358 16 341 341 (switchboard)
Email address: otk.opinto [at] ulapland.fi ()
University of Turku
Application for a final decision
When you have completed the studies specified in the decision, apply to the Finnish National Agency for Education for a final decision on the recognition of your studies as comparable to the Master of Laws degree. A fee will be charged for the final decision.