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.
University Pathway Finland
(Science & Technology)
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Your route to a world-class education
The University Pathway Finland (Science & Technology) gives international students an excellent opportunity to prepare for degree studies in Finland while studying from home. By successfully completing the University Pathway Finland programme, students have the chance to study at one of the selected degree programmes at Tampere University. There is no progression option to Aalto University in 2023. However, should you be interested in studying at Aalto, you are welcome to apply during the next application period, see details here.
Application period: 23.5.2022–10.7.2022
Teaching period: 29.8.2022–23.4.2023
Study method: online, part-time
Credits: 20 ECTS
Tuition fee: 4,960 EUR (incl. VAT)
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 in both Helsinki metropolitan area and the city of Tampere.
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!
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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.
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]!