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Page updated 22.9.2022

Study path for people fleeing from Ukraine (35 ECTS)

All available study places have been filled, and new applications cannot be accepted.

The studies are targeted at persons who are granted temporary protection in Finland according to Finnish Government’s decision. (Read more at Studyinfo.fi ). 

The study path develops general study and working life skills, in addition to which students have the opportunity to take higher education studies in their chosen field. The study path also includes English and/or Finnish language studies. Students receive a certificate of the studies they have completed. 

The studies require knowledge of English or Finnish at least on the proficiency level B1. 

The study path is structured according to the student's personal study plan for the following studies:

  • Introduction to Higher Education Studies, 5 ECTS
  • English, 3–6 ECTS
  • Finnish, 5–10 ECTS
  • Field-specific studies, 10–20 ECTS

Studying is possible entirely online. If they wish, students can also participate in classroom teaching at the Kupittaa campus in Turku at least in some courses. The teaching times depend on the course implementations chosen by the student. Most of the teaching is in the daytime, but some courses may include evening lessons. The language of instruction depends on the course implementations chosen by the student.

If a student completes 35 ECTS studies that are included in a specific degree, after the study path, they can apply to degree studies with the separate application through Open UAS.

Duration and workload: 35 ECTS credits | The right to study lasts until 31.7.2023

Starting time: The studies will start on Tuesday 23.8.2022 or later when at least 10 persons have enrolled

Study fees: Free of charge