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Application & admission procedures - Your way into Arcada

Now that you've found one or more degree programmes that you are interested in it's time to take a closer look at how the application and admission procedures at Arcada work. Here you will find information about how to apply, eligibility, entrance exams, important dates and other things you need to keep in mind when applying. We will guide you step by step through the process. You can also browse through our FAQ!

The application period for the academic year 2017-2018 has ended. You will receive your results by e-mail by 30 June 2017 the latest.

This is also where you find more information about transferring between degree programmes or between institutions of higher learning, as well as information about the Open Studies application process. You find the relevant chapter by browsing the tabs at the menu up top.

Open Studies

Did you know that Open Studies is a perfect alternative if you are looking to try out studying at Arcada? You either take individual courses or - if you are aiming at studying towards a bachelor's degree at Arcada in the future - register as an Open Path student. When you have completed a set number of ECTS credits as an Open Path student you can apply to continue your studies as a degree student.

Read more about Open Studies at Arcada.

The application periods


Arcada's Master's Degree
Programmes in English

15.3-5.4.2017, 3 pm

Arcada's Bachelor's Degree
Programmes in English

10.1-25.1.2017, 3 pm

Contact us

Do you have questions about admissions?

Contact admissions service: 

Phone: +358 (0)207 699 699 (Arcada switchboard)

Please note that the most commonly asked questions are answered in our FAQ!