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Lapland University of Applied Sciences - the northern factor

Why study in Lapland? Combine one of the best educational systems in the world with a unique adventure to the Arctic.

Finland is High-tech and Highly Educated. It’s the 2nd best country in the world in using ICT to boost competitiveness and well-being. Relative to the population, we have the third most professionals working in research and development.

In Lapland we have space for those innovative big ideas and 8 beautiful seasons to be inspired by. On wintertime it’s dark 24/7, but you’ll love the northern lights.

With main campuses located in Rovaniemi, at the Arctic Circle, and in Kemi and Tornio in the Sea Lapland region, universities in Lapland are international and multidisciplinary. Every 5th student on campus is international.

Universities of applied sciences produce experts in development tasks of working life.

Bachelor´s degree programmes

In Lapland UAS there are four Bachelor’s degree programmes conducted in English.

For autumn 2018, the international application has closed. Read more about Applying.

Separate applications to come

  • Application Period for Transfer student 1 - 15 May and 1 - 15 November 2018.
  • Application Period for Separate right to study 1 - 15 May and 1 - 15 November 2018.
  • Application Period for Open UAS Path Studies 1 - 15 May and 1 - 15 November 2018.

Master´s degree program

After a BBA degree and three years of working experience, you can study to earn a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in 1½ to 2 years as on-line studies basicly from anywhere in the world. Read more about applying.

Application Period  13 Feb - 31 Mar 2018.

Exchange studies

Degree programme students of Lapland UAS’s partner institutions, who wish to do part of their studies at Lapland UAS, can apply for exchange studies. Lapland UAS offers wide selection of courses in English as well as practical training possibilities in some study fields. Read more on Exchange Studies.

Application period is twice a year: deadline for the autumn semester is 3 May and for the spring semester 25 October.

Non-degree arctic studies

Arctic summer school

Lapland UAS, School of Business and Culture is organizing a multidisciplinary Arctic Summer School on: International business and innovations in the arctic. Read mone on Arctic summer school.

Submit your application for the summer school from February 15 by April 30, 2018.

Open University of Applied Sciences

Open University of Applied Sciences (Open UAS) studies consist of Lapland UAS’ degree programme studies.

Registration period is continuing. 


Study in Lapland
A true Study Paradise!

Finland  is one of the safest countries in the world. In Finland lost wallets and mobile phones get returned to their rightful owner.

Lapland is the northernmost region of Finland. Lapland is peaceful, a place you can always breathe in deeply and feel free from daily stress. The world is near, yet suitably far away. The very best Arctic region.

Lapland is also the cleanest corner of Europe.

Lapland UAS has units in the cosy towns of Kemi, Rovaniemi and Tornio.

10 reasons to apply to Lapland UAS, a true study paradise!

Most supportive scholarships

All Finnish institutes of higher education will adopt tuition fees in their English-language education programmes in autumn 2017.

The fees will apply to higher education degree students who are not citizens of the EU, EEA or Switzerland.

At Lapland UAS you can get an a scholarship with a true financial significance!