31 January 2019


 Joensuu or Kuopio, Finland.

(Partially Funded)


Master’s degree programme at the University of Eastern Finland 

For students having completed a Bachelor’s degree, the University of Eastern Finland offers a wide variety of Master’s degree programmes taught in English. Most of the programmes offer courses that are also open to exchange and visiting students.

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The University of Eastern Finland has a substantial number of scholarships available for students who are required to pay tuition fees in Master’s degree programmes offered in English. The scholarships will be available for the most talented fee-paying students. The scholarship can cover the tuition fee either in full (100%) or partially (80%). In practice, the scholarship is tuition waver providing either a full (100 %) or partial (80 %) exemption from the tuition fee.

Specializations for studying on this opportunity:

– in Joensuu Campus:

  • Biology of Environmental Change
  • Early Language Education for Intercultural Communication
  • English Language and Culture
  • Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change: MDP in Environmental Policy and Law
  • European Forestry (Erasmus Mundus)
  • Forestry (CBU and Transfor-M)
  • Information Technology (IMPIT)
  • Learning, Teaching and Counselling in Intercultural Context
  • Linguistic Data Sciences
  • Photonics
  • Research Chemists
  • Tourism Marketing and Management
  • Wood Materials Science

– In Kuopio Campus:

  • Biology of Environmental Change.
  • Biomedicine (BioMed).
  • Environmental Health and Technology.
  • General Toxicology.
  • Innovation Management.
  • International Business and Sales Management.
  •  Medical Physics.
  • Public Health (MPH).

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

 2 Years Programme. (55 ECTS credits per academic year.)

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • A previous Bachelor’s degree corresponding to at least 3 year’s of full time academic studies from an institution for higher education is required from all Master’s degree applicants.
  • The degree should entitle the applicant to apply to Master’s studies in the country where the degree has been awarded and it should be from the same or similar field of study as the studies the applicant is applying to.
  • Their programmes accept a temporary degree certificate if it was awarded no more than five years earlier. The five-year validity period begins from the date on which the degree was conferred and must not expire prior to the application deadline.  In such cases, the applicant must present his or her final degree certificate.
  • It is possible to apply even if you have not yet graduated. This depends on the programme so always check the website and the admission requirements of each programme. If you have not graduated by the time the application period ends, you are required to submit  your latest transcript of records. If you receive the degree certificate and the final transcript of records during the application period, it is recommended that you submit them as well.
  • In most cases, a conditional acceptance is possible if the applicant finishes the Bachelor’s degree and submits  the Bachelor’s or Master’s degree certificate (in original language and as translations, if applicable) by August 9, 2019.
  • Check the website of the programme you are interested in and make sure you know the admission requirements.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

The scholarship can cover the tuition fee either in full (100%) or partially (80%). In addition to the scholarship for studies, the faculties can grant an annual scholarship to cover the students living expenses during the two-year Master’s degree programme.

How to Apply

First Step: Check the website of the programme you are interested in and make sure you know the admission requirements. Sign up for a language test well in advance (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE), if required and/or necessary.

Second Step: Begin the application process on the national Studyinfo portal  where you can search for suitable programmes and begin the application.

Third Step: You can fill in one application form for the University of Eastern Finland, but with one application it is possible to apply up to four (4) study programmes of our university. See an example of a page in Studyinfo showing a link to the application form. After you submit your application you receive a confirmation email. This email includes a link for making changes to your application. Changes can be made until 31 January 2019.

Fourth Step: Fill in the required information with care, upload all the required documents in electronic format and then submit the online application.

Fifth Step: You should include all the documents that are mentioned in the online application form. For more information, see Required documents.

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This Scholarship Published by:
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