Your route to a world-class education

The University Pathway Finland programme will continue in 2023-2024. We are planning an online programme of 30 ECTS, including studies in mathematics, programming, English, Finnish and study skills. The Pathway studies are part-time, beginning in August 2023 and ending in May 2024.

The programme gives international students an excellent opportunity to prepare for degree studies in Finland while studying from home. Upon completion of the programme and meeting the other admissions criteria (eligibility for university and language proficiency), students have the opportunity to proceed to study in selected Bachelor’s degree programmes.

The 2023-2024 University Pathway Finland programme is provided by Aalto University, Tampere University and the University of Oulu.

We will publish more information on our website in mid-February.

University Pathway Finland (Science & Technology)
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Basic information

  • Application period: 1.6.-30.6.2023

  • Teaching period: August 2023 - May 2024 (dates to be confirmed)

  • Study method: online, part-time

  • Credits: 30 ECTS

  • Tuition fee: To be confirmed

Build your future in Finland

Finland is renowned for its excellent education, safe and well-working society and clean nature. Finland is among the most gender-equal societies in the world and offers equal opportunities for everyone.

Boasting the largest technology hub of the Nordic countries, Finland is a world leader in information technology, business, design and many other academically centred fields. We are known for world-class engineering, disruptive technology, architecture and design. Finland offers inspiring and diverse career opportunities for international talent.

Experience our unique nature and the four seasons

Nature plays an essential role in the daily lives and identity of Finns. Characteristic of Finland and its nature are the four seasons – warm and bright summer nights contrasting with the peaceful darkness of winter months. And – if you’re lucky – the magic of the northern lights!

We welcome students from every aspect of the world. Start building your future in Finland!

Learn more about life and studies in Finland


Why Finland and Tampere University? (external link)

Finland is one of the most exotic experiences to discover: a land of contrasts, where the untouched and mystical nature meets modern thinking and technological innovations.

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Focus on wellbeing and high-quality learning environments

Our universities have modern learning environments and facilities with high-quality classrooms, virtual learning environments and free libraries. Student unions and associations look after students’ interests and organise free-time activities like sports and cultural events. Student health services are provided at a very low cost, and there are many wellbeing services available without charge. 

Our students from all around the world value the high quality of life, the stable yet dynamic economy, the good living accommodations and the safe, laidback atmosphere.  

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Our online learning environments are designed to support an interactive learning experience. The courses are delivered with the same enthusiasm and rigour as our on-campus courses, with a strong focus on challenge-based learning and facilitated teamwork.  

Apart from self-study assignments and online classes, our teachers, teaching assistants and study tutors are there to support you in succeeding in your studies. You will have the opportunity to attend study clinics, chats, discussion groups and other online events where you meet and interact with other international pathway students and our Finnish study tutors.  

Our support staff is just an email message away – get in touch by sending an email to [email protected]!

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