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Over 9 400 study places available in the autumn joint application 

Current issues Higher education Student selection
The autumn joint application to higher education begins on 4th September 2023 at 8:00 (UTC+3) and ends on 14th September at 15:00 (UTC+3). In the autumn joint application, you can apply to degree programmes starting in January 2024. You can fill in the application on
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In this autumn joint application beginning on Monday 4th of September at 8:00 (UTC+3), there are 9 438 study places in 322 application options to apply to. The studies in these programmes begin in January 2024. The application form can be filled on, the national admissions portal hosted by the Finnish National Agency for Education. The application period ends on the 14th of September at 15:00 (UTC+3).

Most of the programmes available are offered in Finnish – however, there are tens of programmes available in English in multiple sectors. You can apply to both Bachelor’s and Master’s level programmes. 20 universities of applied sciences and five universities take part in the autumn joint application, with 92% of the programmes offered by universities of applied sciences. Most of the programmes offered by universities are either Master’s level programmes or programmes aimed at open university students. 

You can apply to up to six programmes in the autumn joint application. The programmes must be selected in an order of preference. You can only be offered admission to one application option. If you are accepted to multiple programmes, you will only be offered admission to the one that is highest on your application preference list. 

The admission results are published on 24th November 2023 at the latest. 

More information:

Special advisor Topias Kähärä, topias.kahara [at], p. 029 533 1758
Special advisor Mikko Eronen, mikko.eronen [at], p. 029 533 1485