Separate application based on open UAS studies

After completing path studies at open university of applied sciences, you can apply to LAB's degree programmes via separate application. The path studies must be completed at an open university of applied sciences in Finland.

You can apply in the separate application based on open studies twice a year, in spring and autumn. Separate application is submitted via the Studyinfo portal.

The next application period is 1–15 November 2021 at 15:00 (UTC +2). If accepted, your study right will begin on 1 January 2022.

Separate application to Bachelor's degree programmes

You are eligible to apply if

  • you have completed 55 ECTS credits worth of path studies at an open university of applied sciences
  • the path studies are eligible for the degree programme in question
  • you have completed the studies within the preceding four semesters.

Separate application to Master's degree programmes

You are eligible to apply if

  • you have completed 15/10 ECTS credits worth of open path studies at an open university of applied sciences
  • the path studies are eligible for the 90/60 ECTS degree programme in question
  • you have completed the studies within the preceding four semesters
  • you meet the required educational background criteria
  • you have at least two years (24 months) of subsequent work experience in a relevant field.

Required attachments

  • Transcript of records of your path studies
  • Free-form explanation of missing credits if the path studies are incomplete during the application period
  • Document proving that the applicant is exempted from paying tuition fees, if applicable.
  • Master's programmes: copies of work certificates indicating 24 months of work experience gained after graduating with a Bachelor's degree

If you are a path student at LAB University of Applied Sciences, you can upload your transcript of records via Atomi service.

For instructions on how to use Atomi, please visit Peppi Instructions – Atomi.

The student selection

The  admission decision is conditional, if the required amount of open path credits have not been completed when the admission period ends. The credits must be completed and registered by 31 July in the spring application and by 31 December in the autumn application. If this requirement is not met, the place in the programme will be cancelled.

Students with an active study right at any higher education institution cannot be accepted via separate application.

Schedule for the separate application period in autumn 2021

The application period is 1–15 November 2021 at 15:00 (UTC +2). The schedule for the admission process will be updated before the application period begins.