Application and admission
Welcome to the application web pages for the English degree programmes at Arcada!
We reserve the right to changes, so please check the information prior to submitting an application.
Here we have gathered all the information you might need when applying to Arcada. To make it easier for you to navigate the information, we shortly present the topics below.
Arcada's switchboard is open during the summer months from 9am to 3pm. Information about the admissions process can be found on our website. You can navigate through the menu on the left.
In 2016, there will be an application fee. This means that applicants who are applying based on a qualification completed outside the EU/EEA -area will be required to pay an application fee of 100 €. You can find more information here: https://studyinfo.fi/wp2/en/higher-education/application-fee/
Ongoing and/or upcoming applications 2016
Joint Application to Arcada's Bachelor's degrees in English: 8 January - 27 January 2016
Separate Application to Arcada's Master programmes: 16 March - 6 April 2016
Joint Application to Arcada's degree programmes in Swedish (Bachelor & Master): 16 March - 6 April 2016
Meet us at these fairs!
Arcada was also represented as part of the FINNIPS-network at these fairs:
- Study Abroad Fair in the UK, London; Days of International Education in Latvia, Riga and Estonia, Tallinn; Brazil Higher Education Fairs in Brazil, São Paulo; Einstieg München, Germany
Application to Bachelor’s degree programmes
The application and admission information can be found on the page apply to Bachelor’s degrees in English. There you will find information on eligibility, language requirement, application timetable, how to apply, and entrance exams. There is also a section for useful information for foreign applicants about practicalities regarding entrance to Finland, costs of living, accommodation and insurance.
Application to Master’s degree programmes
The application and admission information can be found at the page apply to Master’s degrees in English. There you will find information on eligibility and the application timetable. We also provide a section for useful information for foreign applicants about practicalities regarding entrance to Finland, costs of living, accommodation and insurance.
From Open Path to degree student
You can apply for admission to continue your studies as a degree student at Arcada if you have completed a minimum of 60 ECTS through the Open Path at any Finnish university of applied sciences within the same degee programme you wish to apply to. Please read more about the requirements and application here.
Interested in transferring to Arcada?
A transfer student is a student who transfers his/her right to study from another Finnish polytechnic/university of applied sciences (UAS) to Arcada. Please read more about the requirements and application here.
We look forward to receiving your application!