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All students of Lapland University of Applied Sciences (Lapland UAS) have a possibility to gain international experience abroad in long study and training period, short exchange period or by participating home internationalization (International Student Ambassador, International Student Tutor etc.).

International activities gives you language and culture knowledge, and also lot of International potential to your career. Explore different possibilities and find a way for you to get International expertise!

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Additional grants

The Riitta and Jorma J. Takanen Foundation´s purpose is to advance economic life, especially the industry of technology, through know-how, development and international competitiveness in the area of Central and Northern Finland (provinces of Lapland, Northern-, Central-, and Southern Ostrobothnia, Ostrobothnia, Kainuu region and Central Finland). The Foundation provides grants especially for applied research and for internationalization in the area of Central and Northern Finland.

Special instructions on applications of grants for student exchange and internship

The application period is twice a year, usually 1.3. – 30.4. and 1.9. – 31.10. A notification of an application period will be made on the Foundation web site (www.rjtsaatio.fi).

More information: www.rjtsaatio.fi


Information about Lapland UAS grants you will find from Great Adventure and Bleisure pages below.

Application period for exchanges

Application periods for exchange studies.


Erasmus+, Bilateral & Magellan:

Main application period:  1.2.-1.3. (For autumn and spring semester)
Additional application period:  1.9.-1.10.
  (For remaining places in the next spring semester)

North2North (N2N) & Health Africa:

 Application period:  1.1.-15.2.  (For autumn and spring semester)

Training exchanges

Mainly non-stop application (except training places offered by the partner universities)
Note! Start the paper works 1-2 months before the training starts.

International exchange infos & events


Upcoming events



Previous events

International Exchange info 18.4.2024

Link to the recording: Yleinen kv-info-20240418_140031-Meeting Recording.mp4


 Learning agreement WORKSHOP  -  Tuesday, 12 December


International Day were held 2.11.2023.

Student stories:

Washburn University - USA - Sirpa

University of Aberdeen - Scotland- Stina

University of Saskatchewan - Canada - Matilda

Thomas More University of Applied Sciences - Belgium - Jarmo

University od South Bohemia - Czech Republic - Helena

Mendel University in Brno - Czech Republic -Ville, Valtteri, Lauri, Jaakko


Päivän partneri korkeakoulu esitykset:  

  Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten University of Applied Sciences

  PXL University of Applied Sciences and Arts



International Exchange info 19.4.2023

Regording availeble here and the presentation materials you can find via this link.


    International Day were held 26.1.2023 

    Student stories:

    Fontys UAS (Erasmus+) -The Netherlands

    InHolland (Eramsu+) - The Netherlands   

    Hyundai Motorsport GmbH (Training) - Germany  

    University of Saskatchewan (N2N) - Canada   

    Troy University (Magellan) - USA  

    Partner University presentations:

    Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten - Germany

    Fachhochschule Technikum Wien - Austria

    Presentation materials: 2023_Incoming_Presentation_Technikum Wien.pdf

    Universidad San Jorge - Spain   

    Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences - Germany  



    Orientation for the students going for an exchange period


    Orientation is for students who are approved to going to be on exchange.

    The participation is compulsory for all students going for an exchange.
    Orientation I and II will be arranged after the application period, before exchange periods start.
    Students heading for training exchange will find the orientation recordings from Moodle.


    Recording is available in the Moodle platform. If you don't have access to it or you have any other questions, please contact outgoing@lapinamk.fi  




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