Page updated 31.1.2017
Bachelor of Business Admistration

How to apply

Below, you’ll find information about the application process for exchange studies at Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS).

Before applying you should contact the international office at your home institution to make sure that you are eligible for exchange studies at TUAS.

Step 1 – Registration to online application system

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  • Open the application form and choose your exchange programme:
  • Fill in your personal details, contact person in case of emergencies and information about your home institution and current studies.
  • Fill in your language skills and your estimated date of arrival.
    • Erasmus student exchange = Students from Erasmus partner institutions
    • Nordplus student exchange = Students from Nordplus partner institutions
    • Other student exchange = Students from all other partner institutions
    • Erasmus practical training = Students from an Erasmus partner institution who will do their practical training at TUAS
    • Other practical training = Students who will do their practical training at TUAS
  • Area of study: Choose the degree programme you will be studying at TUAS.
  • Studies / Practical training begins and ends at TUAS
    • Check the semester dates at  Before arrival  or from the faculty international relations staff at TUAS.

Within a few minutes you will receive a confirmation email from TUAS with a link to proceed with your online application.

Step 2 – Filling in your personal information

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  • Click the link in the confirmation email to proceed to your online application form. 
  • After logging in to the system, click "Complete personal data" and fill in your contact information.
  • Click "Create".

Step 3 – Uploading application documents

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  • Upload your passport photo and the application documents.
    Required application documents:
    • Motivation letter in English
    • Transcript of records in English
    • Learning Agreement
      • Students from EU countries, please use your University's Erasmus+ Learning Agreement template or click here
      • Students from non-EU countries click here
      • A list of courses can be found at International semester
        NB: You can only choose courses from one faculty
    • Printed application from Mobility Online system (with the signature of your international relations staff member from your home university)

Instructions for uploading the application documents

Faculty international relations staff at TUAS will inform you if any additional documents are needed. 

Step 4 – Sending application documents to TUAS

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  • All the students are required to send the Learning Agreement by post to TUAS
    • Please do not send other application documents by mail (printed application, transcript of records and motivation letter), make sure that they are uploaded in the Mobility Online system
    • Send the documents to the faculty where you will be studying at TUAS, if you don't know the address, please use this:
      • Turku University of Applied Sciences
        International Student Services / Hanna Peussa
        Joukahaisenkatu 3 A
        20520 Turku
  • The following students need to send also the below mentioned documents by mail to TUAS:
    • Arts Academy students, please send your portfolio by post or by email to the following address (do not upload it to Mobility Online):
      • Turku University of Applied Sciences 
        Arts Academy, Antonella Storti 
        Linnankatu 56 
        20100 Turku
      • or a link to an online portfolio to antonella.storti (at)
    • Design students, please send your portfolio by post or by email to the following address (do not upload it to Mobility Online):
      • Turku University of Applied Sciences 
        Faculty of Technology, Environment and Business, Anniina Jaranne
        Sepänkatu 1
        20700 Turku
      • or a link to an online portfolio to anniina.jaranne (at)

Step 5 – Acceptance to TUAS

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  • You will receive the information concerning your acceptance to TUAS by email.
  • We will send you also information about studies at TUAS, living in Finland and other important information to go through Before Arrival
  • Once you have received the acceptance from TUAS, you can apply for accommodation .

Step 6 – Booking accommodation

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After receiving the acceptance from TUAS, you can reserve your accommodation.

More information about accommodation at


For assistance with the application process, please contact exchange.students[at]