Your Pathway to a World-Class Education

The University Pathway Finland 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.  
In 2023-2024, the programme will be taught by Aalto University, Tampere University and the University of Oulu. The Pathway 2023-2024 programme has two routes: Science & Technology and Economics. 

The next application period and new curriculum for 2024-2025 will be updated later. Follow our pages or subscribe to the newsletter to get the latest information about the programme.

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Key Information 

  • Next application period: To be announced 
  • Ongoing teaching period: 21.8.2023–24.5.2024 
  • Study method: Online, part-time
  • Credits: 30 ECTS
  • Tuition fee: To be announced
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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.

University Pathway Finland
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

University Pathway 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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thisisFINLAND (external link)

thisisFINLAND - things you should and shouldn't know

Aalto University's international students talking to each other while sitting on rocks in front of Dipoli.

Study at Aalto University in Finland

We at Aalto University offer education in three different fields: arts & design, business & economics, and engineering, science & technology.

Study at Aalto

Why University of Oulu (external link)

University of Oulu educates future professionals to build a more sustainable, intelligent and humane world.

Every year, nearly 4 000 new students start their studies at the bachelor's, master's or doctoral level to pursue a degree or for an exchange period.

Would you like to be one of them? Welcome to study under the Northern lights!

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