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Page updated 26.4.2024

Study opportunities for persons under temporary protection

On this page you will find information and links to studies offered to persons who have temporary protection status. NB! Information on this page will be updated.

Degree Studies

You can apply for the right to complete a degree at Turku UAS through the normal application periods. Please see the following pages for further information:


Turku UAS awards a 100% scholarship to degree students under temporary protection for the academic year 2022–2023, 2023-2024 and 2024-2025. The residence permit card and decision on temporary protection is required for granting the scholarship. Read more about tuition fees and scholarship programme in Turku UAS.

Open UAS Studies

Open programming and database courses

In cooperation with the University of Turku and with funding from the Ministry of Education and Culture, we will offer courses in programming and databases free of charge. These courses can later be accredited at your home university, or you can use them to demonstrate your competense to employers. Read more: Open programming and database courses

Networks for a career in Finland – studies for highly educated immigrants

The study programme enables highly educated immigrants to develop their skills without having to obtain a new degree. Additionally, the programme supports students in networking through career guidance and internship included in the training. Students receive both group and individual guidance on studying and work-related issues. Read more: Networks for a career in Finland

Other Open UAS options available

In addition, please check out our individual Open UAS course selection for courses taught in English.

You are also welcome to apply for path studies at Turku UAS, please find out more here: Path studies.