Lapland UAS offers free studies for Ukrainians
Lapland University of Applied Sciences supports Ukrainian citizens who have fled to Finland by offering them free studies.
Ukrainian citizens may study in Lapland UAS’ courses offered by the Open
University of Applied Sciences or continue their studies that are
unfinished at a Ukrainian higher education institution. Students who are
studying in the Ukrainian higher education institution may also study
in all four international degree programmes, taught in English. Both
study opportunities are free of charge for Ukrainians.
Open University of Applied Sciences
Open UAS courses are open to all Ukrainians regardless of age and educational background.
The studies are free of charge for Ukrainian citizens until July 31,
2023. The study offering for Ukrainians at the Open University of
Applied Sciences can be found here. Registration takes place at the same address. Students are admitted according to the quota number of places.
Degree programme students in a Ukrainian higher education institution
may continue their studies in Lapland UAS Open University of Applied
Sciences due to the war. The duration of the study right is two years
and can continue until 31 July 2024. It is possible to complete a total
of 120 credits. Students are guided in selecting suitable studies and a
personal study plan is drawn up for them. The studies are free of charge
for Ukrainian students.
In addition, counselling and guidance
services, university library services, wellness passport, and student
meal benefit in restaurants on campuses are available to students at the
Open University of Applied Sciences.
Degree study rights cannot
be obtained through the Open University of Applied Sciences, but the
studies completed may be accepted later as part to the degree studies in
case student has applied and is accepted to study as a degree student
in Lapland UAS. For more information, advice and guidance:
University of Applied Sciences may grant Erasmus+ support for exchange
students and staff from our partner university Ukrainian Catholic
University. There is a wide range of studies available to students
through courses aimed at exchange students.
Erasmus+ funding can be used until 31 May 2023. Ask for more information on mobility funding via email: incoming(a)lapinamk.fi.
For further information:
Mari Putaansuu, Head of International Affairs, +358 44 478 0249, mari.putaansuu(at)ulapland.fi
Hannu Kähkölä, Director, School of Arctic Natural Resources and Economy, +358 40 568 2500, hannu.kahkola(at)lapinamk.fi