Last Updated on August 12, 2023 by Oluwajuwon Alvina
TUITION FEE AT LAPLAND UAS
At Lapland University of Applied Sciences tuition fees will be charged from the non-EU/EEA citizens who accept a study place in an English-taught Bachelor or Master degree programme starting on 1 September 2017 or later.
The fees will not concern:
• citizens of the European Economic Area or equivalent; EU Blue Card holders; persons with a continuous or permanent residence permit or an EU residence permit granted for a third-country national with a long-term resident status, family members of the above mentioned.
• non-EEA citizens, who study in Finnish (the degree programme is taught Finnish)
To be exempt from paying tuition fees you have to send us copy of your passport or copy of your residence permit A.
You can send your copy by email to the address [email protected]
Please notice that a student obliged to pay an annual tuition fee under the Universities of Applied Sciences Act (932/2014, Section 13a) shall pay the tuition fee according to the procedure specified by the university of applied sciences. The right to study is conditional until such time that the student has presented the original certificates used as a basis for admission and paid any tuition fee. The university of applied sciences shall return paid tuition fee to a student who is subject to a tuition fee and has lost his/her right to study.
The amount of tuition fees depends on the starting year of your studies. Student starting year 2019 or earlier have different kind of scholarship procedure than students starting year 2020 or later (Lapland UAS Board Decision 28 Aug 2019). Below you find information on both procedures and scholarship systems.
If you start your studies on year 2020 or later:
Scholarships for education leading to a bachelor’s degree
At Lapland University of Applied Sciences, the tuition fee for international students from outside the EU and EEA countries is €8,000/academic year. A student is entitled to receive one scholarship per academic year.
Scholarship based on quick confirmation of the study place:
A student is granted a 50% scholarship (€4,000) prior to beginning their studies if the admitted student confirms the study place within 10 days of the publication of the admission information, enrols for attendance and pays 50% of the tuition fee (€4,000).
Students in years 2–4
Scholarships based on proficiency in Finnish:
A student is granted a scholarship based on completing a Finnish language proficiency test. Those who have reached level 2 of the National Certificate of Language Proficiency are granted a scholarship covering 25% of the tuition fee; for those on level 3, 50% of the tuition fee is covered. You can also complete the proficiency test earlier, meaning that tests conducted in the previous year, for example, are taken into account.
Scholarship based on the progress of studies:
A student is granted a scholarship based on the progress of their studies. If a student completes 60 ECTS credits or more during an academic year, they will be granted a scholarship covering 25% of the tuition fee. You can receive a scholarship up to three times.
Scholarships for education leading to a master’s degree
At Lapland University of Applied Sciences, the tuition fee for international students from outside the EU and EEA countries is €8,000/academic year.
Scholarship based on the progress of studies:
A student is granted a scholarship of €2,000 if they graduate within the target time frame.
The University of Applied Sciences may grant discretionary scholarships in addition to the aforementioned reasons. There is no application procedure for receiving a discretionary scholarship.
Scope of application
The scholarship policies defined herein apply to students who are admitted to the university in 2020 or later. If you have started your studies 2019 or earlier, please contact Ms Marja-Leena Jyrkäs, marja-leena.jyrkas
Tuition fee payment instructions
Instructions concern both new students and 2nd- and 3rd-year students:
The name of the bank : Pohjolan Osuuspankki, Koskikatu 12, 96100 ROVANIEMI
Account number: FI96 5640 0220 2675 25
BIC/ SWIFT code: OKOYFIHH
Bank account holder: Lapland University of Applied Sciences, Jokiväylä 11, 96300 ROVANIEMI
Payment reference: Please, fill in ”name of the student”
- When paying by wire transfer, sender must pay ALL transfer fees
- Payment must be in full
- Please notice that you have pay the fee until the due date.
How to apply for a refund of the tuition fee
In some situations we will refund the paid tuition fee.
By refunding you have to inform us of:
- Your name and address
- The name of the account holder
- The name of your bank
- The address of your bank
- Your IBAN account number
- The BIC/ SWIFT code of your bank