Think of the happiest, safest and cleanest country in the world. Imagine studying there.
Finland offers all of this and much more. It is located in Northern Europe and borders Norway and
The country’s educational system is one of the most important foundations of its society. The
Finns are proud to have an educational system that gives equal chances to everyone, regardless of sex, finances or language.
English is spoken by almost everyone and Finland has a lot to offer to international students
who want to venture into its lands. The Finnish higher education institutions currently offer
altogether over 450 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in English.
Two key factors which make Finland a great higher-ed destination are – the availability of jobs and affordably priced education. A student can earn their degree at 1/3rd of the cost in other countries like Australia and the US. Furthermore, there are plenty of jobs currently available and being created across a plethora of sectors.
The most well-known universities in Finland are:
• Arcada University of Applied Sciences (Arcada)
• Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences
• Helsinki School of Business (HELBUS)
• Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK)
• Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK)
• Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT)
• Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
• Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK)
• Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (SeAMK)
• Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS)
Best programs to study in Finland
o STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths)
o Health Sciences
o Sports Management etc.
o Mostly September intake, but we have some programs with Jan intake (ask us!)
o Programs in Finland are credit-based
§ If students study more credits at the same time, they will graduate faster
§ Average graduate in 3-4 years for Bachelors
§ Average graduate in 1-2 years for Masters
Tuition and Living expenses
o Undergraduate Bachelor’s Degree – 6,000 to 11,850 EUR/year
o Postgraduate Master’s Degree - 10,000 to 15,000 EUR/year
o Living expenses – approximately 7000 EUR/year (depends on location, kind of
accommodation and lifestyle)
o During Term-time: Max of 25 hours/week (more than other countries!)
o Outside Term-time: Unlimited
o wages double during weekends
Graduate Job opportunities
The Government wants more international students as they need more people to work there. 30000 new job opportunities created every year in the areas of Engineering (ICT, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Construction, Electrical and Automation Engineering), Science, Finance, Management Sciences, Nursing.
There will be a need for at least 20,000 employees in ICT alone. 100,000 technology opportunities are expected to come up in the coming years.
Finland welcomes immigration, unlike many other countries – over 7000 Indians currently live/study in Finland