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Take a step closer to your dreams and apply to TAMK! We offer both Bachelor's and Master's programmes, as well as continuing education in English. Check out the applications instructions, schedules, and information on tuition fees. We also welcome exchange students from our international partner universities. See you in Tampere!
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Right now: Welcome new students!

We are delighted that you have chosen to study with us. TAMK Student's Guide offers you important information that you will need as you begin your studies and join our community.

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Application period autumn 2022

You can apply for the bilingual Bachelor's programme in Nursing aimed at immigrants 31 Aug−14 Sep 2022. By the time of graduation, the goal is that you will be able to work in health care services in Finland using the Finnish language.

When to apply to Bachelor’s and Master’s

Application period, autumn: 31 Aug − 14 Sep 2022
In the autumn, you can apply to the bilingual Bachelor's Degree Programme in Nursing aimed at immigrants. 

Application period for Bachelor's, spring:  4 - 18 Jan 2023
In the spring, you can apply to all other Bachelor's programmes conducted entirely in English. 

Application period for Master's, spring:  7 Dec 2022 - 18 Jan 2023
In the spring, you can apply to all Master's programmes conducted entirely in English. 

How to apply to Bachelor’s and Master’s

Bachelor's programmes

You can apply to our Bachelor's programmes in the national joint application to higher education, which means that you can apply to up to six degree programmes in one or several higher education institutions in Finland with one application form. 

Applying to Bachelor's programmes

Master's programmes

Universities of applied sciences offer mid-career Master's. This means that to be eligible for Master’s degree studies, you must have completed a suitable higher education degree and have at least two years (24 months) of relevant work experience after completing the degree.

Applying to Master's programmes

Alternative routes to degree-leading education

Open path application

Open path application is for students already enrolled in open university studies for their first year at any Finnish university or university of applied sciences and aim at degree enrollment at TAMK. 

Next application period: 30 Sep - 14 Oct 2022

Transfer application

Transfer application is aimed at students enrolled in studies leading to a Finnish higher education degree and who wish to transfer their study right from one Finnish higher education institution to TAMK.

Next application period: 30 Sep - 14 Oct 2022

How to apply to other studies

Exchange studies

Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) welcomes exchange students from international partner universities with whom we have a bilateral exchange agreement.

Other studies

Instructions for applying to or registering for other studies at TAMK can be found on the introductory pages of each training. 

Professional teacher education

Open university of applied sciences

Continuing education

Summer school

Financial matters

Tuition fees and scholarships

Tuition fees apply to non-EU/EEA citizens studying in Bachelor's or Master's degree programmes offered in English at TAMK. TAMK offers scholarship waiver options for all students who are subject to tuition fees.

Financing your stay

Planning a budget for your studies is important as all the students at TAMK must fund their studies and living expenses themselves. Check also the Study & Stay programme, which supports international students to study, live and work - or start a business- in the Tampere Area.

Costs of living

Working while studying

Study & Stay

Need further information?

Questions about admissions?

If you did not find an answer to your question on the pages linked above, do not hesitate to reach out to us! The admissions team of TAMK is here to help you through the admission process.

Chat with students

Our student ambassadors are glad to help you with any questions regarding studies or student life in Tampere. Read also their stories and blog posts!

Study fairs and events

We annually attend selected study fairs and other student recruitment events both online and in person. You are more than welcome to come see us at events around the world and ask any questions about studying and living in Tampere.

Student's Guide

TAMK Student's Guide offers you information and guidelines concerning your studies and services for students. There you can find also instructions for new students.

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