International students

Tuition fees and scholarships

Bachelor's and master's programmes taught in English have a tuition fee for students from outside the EU, EEA or Switzerland. Annual tuition fees are €12 000 for bachelor's programmes and €15 000 for master's programmes. However, Aalto University has a generous scholarship programme available to tuition fee liable students.

Tuition fees

Who needs to pay tuition fees?

  • Most non-EU/EEA citizens have to pay tuition fees for a bachelor’s or master’s degree programme taught in English.

Who do not pay tuition fees?

  • Citizens of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) member state or Switzerland do not pay tuition fees for degree studies.
  • Holders of certain residence permits issued by the Finnish Immigration Service are also exempt from paying tuition fees. See the residence permit types on the exemption from tuition fees web page.
  • Students of a bachelor’s or master’s degree programme taught in Finnish or Swedish.
    • Non-EU/EEA students in a bachelor's programme taught in Finnish or Swedish: If you continue your studies in a master's programme taught in English, and you don't hold an exempting residence permit, you are required to pay tuition fees for your master's degree.
  • Students of a doctoral programme.

How much is the tuition fee?

The tuition fee for non-EU/EEA citizens in bachelor's and master's programmes taught in English is:

  • 12 000 euros per academic year for bachelor’s degree programmes
    Normative duration of bachelor's degree studies is 3 academic years.
  • 15 000 euros per academic year for master’s degree programmes
    Normative duration of master's degree studies is 2 academic years.

International joint degree programmes may have their own tuition fees and scholarship schemes, please read more on joint programmes' web pages

Scholarships

Information on scholarships for tuition fee liable students.

Exemption from tuition fees

Information on exemptions from tuition fees.

FAQ on tuition fees and scholarships

Frequently asked questions on tuition fees and scholarships.

Contact details for tuition fees

If you have any further questions related to tuition fees and scholarships, please send a message to [email protected].

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