International students

International students

This section in the student guide helps with additional tasks that international bachelor's and master's degree as well as exchange students need to do after admission, especially if you are moving in Finland for the first time. It should be read along with the general instructions for new bachelor, master and exchange students. This section also includes further information about living in Finland when you are settling in.

If you are a doctoral student, please see the instructions in the doctoral education hub.

Practicalities after admission

Student residence permit and health insurances

Check the requirements for residence permits and health insurances.

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Housing for students

Learn more about accommodation for both short and long-term stay in Finland.

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Moving to Finland and financial matters

This page gives you further information for planning your move to Finland.

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Tuition fees and scholarships

For Aalto students: Bachelor's and Master's programmes have a tuition fee for non-EU/EEA citizens. Aalto University has a generous scholarship programme available for international students.

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Practicalities after moving to Finland

Local transportation and travelling in Finland

Public transport is well organised and punctual in Finland. Students are entitled to discounts from various transport providers

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Registering with the authorities and opening a bank account

Remember to register with the Finnish authorities upon arriving in Finland.

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After arrival checklist for international degree students

Here is a list of things you need to take care of after your arrival.


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Campus guide

Services for students at the Aalto University campus

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Living in Finland

Health care for students

Health care services and how to access them.

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Living in Finland

What is everyday-life in Finland like? How should one prepare themselves for seasonal weather? Read what it is like living in Finland!

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Working in Finland

Learn about Finnish working life and how to work as an international student.

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Newsletters for international degree students

Archive of newsletters sent to international degree students.

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