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Tampere University Student's Handbook

Accept your study place

Tampere University and TAMK

Accept your study place and fulfill conditional acceptance

To start studies, all students must accept the offered study place and the possible Tampere University scholarship online by the given deadline using the unique link sent automatically from the Studyinfo service (sent to the e-mail address given on the application form). If for some reason you are unable to accept the study place online, please contact the Admissions Office at admissions.tau [at] tuni.fi for further instructions. If you do not accept the study place by the given deadline, you will forfeit your place in the programme. 

If you have been awarded a Tampere University scholarship during the admission process or if you wish to take advantage of the early bird scholarship, the deadline to accept the study place is earlier than mentioned below. Please check the deadline in the scholarship letter which you have received in the acceptance email. Please read the terms and conditions of the scholarship carefully. The final deadline to accept the study place in both our Bachelor's programmes and Master's programmes is 15 July 2022 at 15:00 (UTC +3).

If you have been accepted conditionally, you will need to fulfil the conditional acceptance as instructed below. If you do not fulfil the conditional acceptance, by submitting the required educational documents to Tampere University by the given deadline, your conditional admission will expire.
 

Additional information on conditional acceptance for new Master’s degree students

If you have applied on the final year of your Bachelor’s degree, you have been accepted conditionally.

Additionally, due to restrictions related to COVID-19, some of the applicants were allowed to submit copies delivered directly from the degree awarding institution by email at the time of applying (please see Update on instructions due to restrictions related to COVID-19) and these applicants have been accepted conditionally as well.

These students need to post the certified copies of their educational documents to fulfil the conditional acceptance as per the original requirements. 



To fulfill the conditional acceptance these students need to:

  • students on the final year must graduate by 31 July 2022 at the latest.
     
  • deliver officially certified or legalized copies of the Bachelor’s degree certificate, final transcript of records and the official translations of the documents by post to Tampere University Admissions Office as soon as possible. Please check address and the detailed requirements concerning officially certified or legalized copies on the Application documents webpage and the country-specific requirements.

    Please note that it is possible to be exempted from submitting the officially certified copies by post if it is possible to submit electronically verified documents. Only documents which can be verified electronically by Tampere University are accepted. If your university uses electronically verified documents, please contact the Admissions Office at admissions.tau [at] tuni.fi.

    The documents must arrive by latest on 22 August 2022. Registering as a student is possible only after the documents have arrived.
     
  • additionally, all programmes leading to a Master of Science (Technology) have set a minimum GPA for the Bachelor’s degrees completed in a University of Applied Sciences (AMK) or a University in Finland. Applicants in their final year of Bachelor’s degree must have met the minimum cumulative GPA when applying and the admission will be withdrawn if their final GPA falls below the minimum requirements. Please see the eligibility requirements of the programme for additional information. 
     
  • additionally, the programmes in Leadership for Change have set a minimum GPA for the Bachelor’s degrees completed in a University of Applied Sciences (AMK) in Finland. Applicants in their final year of Bachelor’s degree must have met the minimum cumulative GPA when applying and the admission will be withdrawn if their final GPA falls below the minimum requirements. Please see the eligibility requirements of the programme for additional information. 

The Admissions Office will send you a confirmation by e-mail once the documents arrive and your acceptance is no longer conditional. In case of any questions, please contact the Admissions Office, admissions.tau [at] tuni.fi.

If you do not submit required educational documents to Tampere University by the given deadline, your conditional admission will expire.
 

 

Additional information for new Bachelor’s degree students

For applicants on the final year of IB, EB or RP/DIA education

All applicants who apply during their last semester of IB, EB or RP/DIA education and have submitted a Predicted Grades document need to upload a copy of the final diploma to the application form by 15 July 2022 15.00 (UTC +3). For applicants who have completed an IB diploma, it is possible to share the final grades electronically through IBIS online system

Your admission points for the admission group II are recalculated based on the final grades. The admission is revoked if you do not submit the document or if the points calculated based on the final grades are lower than the predicted grades and you no longer meet the minimum admission score admitted to the programme. Please note that you are also required to deliver the certified copy by post as stated below, unless you deliver the final results through IBIS.
 


On conditional acceptance

If you are offered a study place, you must deliver certified copies of your educational documents by post, please see exemptions and detailed information below. Your acceptance is conditional until you deliver the documents. 

The copy of the certificate of upper secondary education /secondary school leaving certificate and it's translations into English must be certified by a notary public, the Finnish Embassy/Consulate in your home country, or the institution that issued the original document with an institutional stamp on the documents.

We kindly ask you to post the documents as soon as possible after the student selection, as they need to arrive at the latest by 22 August 2022. Registration for the studies is only possible after the documents have reached the Admissions Office.

The Admissions Office will send you a confirmation by e-mail once the documents arrive and your acceptance is no longer conditional. In case of any questions, please contact the Admissions Office, admissions.tau [at] tuni.fi.

Postal address:
Tampere University
Admissions Office
Kalevantie 4
33100 Tampere
Finland

Telephone number for arriving courier deliveries: +358 50 318 7001 (This number is only for arriving courier deliveries)


Exemptions and additional information:

  • Finnish matriculation examination
    Applicants who have taken the Finnish Matriculation Examination after 1990 do not need to submit any educational documents to Tampere University, as the grades in the matriculation examination will be transferred to Tampere University electronically. This applies to applicant on the final year of their studies as well. If you have competed the matriculation examination before 1990, you must deliver the copies by post.
     
  • International Baccalaureate degree
    For applicants who have completed an IB diploma, instead of posting the certified copies to Tampere University, it is possible and recommended to share the results electronically through IBIS online system.   
     
  • Applicants on the final year of any other comparable upper secondary educational qualification which provides eligibility for university-level Bachelor’s studies in the country in question.
    You will need to graduate at latest on 31 July and need to deliver the certified copies of educational documents by post by 22 August 2022 15.00 UTC+3.

 

Questions about accepting your study place or delivering the documents?

Please contact Tampere University Admissions Office.

Created: 24.6.2019
Updated: 17.6.2022