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Page updated 9.9.2022

How to apply

Information for Turku UAS Partners

We have an online nomination process for our partners. We will only accept online nominations via the Mobility-Online system of Turku UAS. Please nominate the students from your university through the link at the e-mail you have received from Turku UAS. If you have not received any link, please contact exchange.students(a)turkuamk.fi. If you have already sent us the nomination by e-mail, please submit it again using our “Mobility-Online” portal until 15th October 2022 (spring semester 2023).

Turku UAS accepts digital learning agreements via Erasmus+ Dashboard.


Before applying you should contact the international office at your home institution to make sure that you are eligible for exchange studies / practical training at Turku UAS. Your home institution needs to nominate you as an applicant to Turku UAS. Make sure you're nominated, filled the application in our Mobility Online sysem including the application documents before the deadline 15th October 2022.

After you have been nominated on the online system by your home instituition, you will receive automated e-mail including information and instructions to the whole application process. Below, you’ll find step-by-step instructions for the application process for in our Mobility Online system.


Step 1 – Registration to online application system (Mobility Online)

  • After you have been nominated as an applicant by your home institution, you'll receive registration instructions and link to our Mobility Online system by e-mail. Please use the link at the end of this e-mail to register. First, choose your exchange programme:
    • Erasmus student exchange (EU, long-term) = Students from Erasmus partner institutions, length of the stay 3 months or more
    • Erasmus practical training (EU, long-term) = Students from Erasmus partner institutions who will do their practical training at Turku UAS, length of the stay 2 months or more
    • Other student exchange = Students from all other partner institutions, length of the stay 3 months or more
    • Other practical training = Students from all other partner institutions who will do their practical training at Turku UAS, llength of the stay 3 months or more
    • Nordplus student exchange = Students from Nordplus partner institutions
    • Short-term exchange = Students whose exchange studies or practical training at Turku UAS is less than 3 months
  • 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.
  • Area of study / Degree Programme: Choose the degree programme which you will be studying at Turku UAS.
  • Studies / Practical training begins and ends at TUAS
    • Check the semester dates from the Before arrival -page or from the faculty international relations staff at Turku UAS.

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

Step 2 – Filling in your personal information

  • 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

Upload your passport photo and the application documents. Required application documents:

Learning agreement form: For students from EU countries and Erasmus+ Global exchange programme

  • Motivation letter in English (state your interest why you want to study in Turku UAS and in Finland, what are your interests professionally and personally, max. 1 page)
  • Transcript of records in English (a list of the courses and grades which you have done so far in your studies, usually available from your student office, in English)
  • Learning Agreement
  • Online Learning Agreement (Students from EU countries and Erasmus+ Programme)
  • In case Online Learning agreement is not applicable, use the form: For students from EU countries and Erasmus+ Global exchange programme
  • Learning agreement form  For students from non-EU countries
  • A list of courses can be found at the Courses -page
    NB: You can only choose courses from one faculty
  • Curriculum Vitae in English (you can use, for example this form:  https://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/documents/curriculum-vitae  
  • Portfolio (only Arts Academy and design students) or send a link to your online portfolio by email to: TELI.international (at) turkuamk.fi (design) and jussi-pekka.piiparinen (at) turkuamk.fi (Arts Academy)

Instructions for uploading the application documents

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

Mobility Online login page

Step 4 - Sending application documents to Turku UAS

The following students need to send the below mentioned documents by e-mail to Turku UAS:

  • Arts Academy students, please send your portfolio / a link to an online portfolio by email to jussi-pekka.piiparinen (at) turkuamk.fi (do not upload it to Mobility Online).

Step 5 – Acceptance to Turku UAS

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

Step 6 – Booking accommodation

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



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