Your Pathway to a World-Class Education

The University Pathway Finland programme gives international students an excellent opportunity to prepare for degree studies in Finland while studying from home. By successfully completing the programme, students have the chance to study at one of the selected degree programmes at Finnish universities. This year there is also one new progression programme option called Sustainable Urban Development, Technology. Read more about the new programme
In 2024-2025, the University Pathway Finland programme will be taught by Aalto University, Tampere University and the University of Oulu. The Pathway 2024-2025 programme has three routes: Science, Technology, and Economics.

The application period for the University Pathway Finland studies for the academic year 2024-2025 has ended. The programme implementation and progression conditions are tentative until the universities have made the necessary administrative and academic decisions concerning admissions. The universities will decide on admissions criteria and student intake number at latest in June 2024. 

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Key Information 

  • Next extended application period: 5.6.-24.6.2024
  • Teaching period: 19.8.2024-23.5.2025 
  • Study method: Online, part-time
  • Credits: 30 ECTS
  • Tuition fee: 7500 € (incl. VAT)

Progress toward high-demand degrees

University Pathway Finland Programme tracks

More information about the Progression programmes

How to Apply?

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Student Stories

Read our former students' stories of the University Pathway Finland programme!

Student Qimeng Wang is sitting in the library lobby area.

‘The Pathway programme helped me to build a foundation for my studies’

Qimeng Wang completed University Pathway Finland programme in spring 2023 and started her degree studies in Finland in autumn 2023.

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Photo: Henrietta Soininen/Aalto University

‘I fondly remember the year in Pathway programme’

After completing the University Pathway Finland programme in spring 2023, Da Zhou continued her studies in the Bachelor's Program in Computing and Electrical Engineering at Tampere University

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Khanh Thieu Nam standing in next to a shelf

Pathway programme equipped Khanh Thieu for Finnish University studies

The Pathway Programme helped Vietnamese student Khanh Thieu Nam prepare for Finnish university studies during his last year of high school.

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Build Your Future in Finland

Finland is celebrated for its exceptional education system, secure and efficient society, and pristine natural environment. As one of the world's most gender-equal nations, Finland provides equal prospects for all.

With the Nordic region's largest technology hub, Finland stands at the forefront of various academically-driven domains, including information technology, business, and design. Our reputation extends to world-class engineering, groundbreaking technology, innovative architecture, and exceptional design.

We invite students from all corners of the world. Begin shaping your future in Finland! Read more about the life and career opportunities in Finland.

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