Entrance Examinations and Pre-tasks

 Note that this is information for the application 2019! Information about the entrance examinations 2020 will be published later!

Entrance Examinations in Finland 2019 and Pre-tasks

Most of the degree programmes arrange entrance exams, some have both entrance exam and a pre-task and some have only a pre-task. For those of them who arrange entrance exams, all eligible applicants will be invited. More detailed information about the entrance exams will be included in the invitation letters which will be sent by e-mail from the 25 February 2019 at the earliest. The invitation e-mail will include the exact time, date and place for the exam.

Participation in the entrance examination is compulsory, no students are admitted without a result in the entrance exam. All participants are required to show their ID (passport or other official ID-card) at the entrance examination venues. Remember to bring your own pencils and pens.

The applicant is responsible for all travel and visa arrangements in connection to the entrance examination.

The entrance examinations in the joint application will be arranged in Finland for all English degree programmes, some of them also abroad via FINNIPS.

The following degree programmes arrange solely an entrance exam:

Bachelor degree programmes


The following degree programmes arrange entrance exams and pre-tasks:

Bachelor degree programmes

  • Nursing18 -  20 March 2019 only in Vaasa, Finland

Master degree programmes


The following degree programmes arrange solely a pre-task:

Master degree programmes

Entrance Examinations Abroad 2019

The entrance examinations in the joint application 2019 will be arranged abroad for some of our English degree programmes. The entrance examiantions abroad are arranged by the FINNIPS network outside of Finland and the entrance examination arranged abroad are for the following degree programmes:



The countries and the citites where entrance examinations are arranged abroad 2019 via FINNIPS network are:

(N.B. the cities may be subject to change)


  • Brazil, São Paulo
  • China, Wuhan & Shanghai 
  • Germany
  • Great Britain, London
  • Hungary, Budapest
  • India, Delhi
  • Kazahkstan, Astana
  • Kenya, Nairobi
  • Nepal, Kathmandu
  • Russia, Moscow & St. Petersburg
  • USA, Chicago
  • Vietnam, Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh City