Karelia UAS invites you to study!

Karelia University of Applied Sciences (Karelia UAS) is the easternmost university of applied sciences in Finland and the European Union. Karelia UAS provides education as a part of the European and national system of higher education. Our education provides an efficient high-quality answer to the growing demand for an expert labour force. Our goal is to respond to the demands of modern working life with excellence and efficiency. We offer excellent conditions for internationally oriented students who strive with us to be the experts of the future. 

A degree from Karelia UAS is a smart investment for the future. Choose your own from among these fields of study:

The Degree Programme in International Business enables you to develop expertise required in global business. The main focus of the studies is on international marketing as a part of successful business. 

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The four-year degree gives you strong expertise in intelligent production (IoT, Lean, Robotics, Quality, Data Analysis), sales, product and service life cycle management, and in team and project leadership. The major international business partners of our university participate actively in the training. 

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Apply to Us

You are welcome to apply to us by submitting an application online at The joint application period to degree programmes conducted in English in universities in Finland is organized in January. Karelia UAS also organizes separate applications frequently.

Forthcoming application periods:

Application period 7 — 20 January 2021:
Degree Programme in International Business (in English)
Degree Programme in Industrial Management (in English)

Joint Application period 17 — 31 March 2021:
Degree Programmes in Finnish

Tuition fees and scholarship programme

Degree students who are not citizens of countries of the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland are required to pay the tuition fee. 

Karelia UAS provides fee-paying students with scholarship which is 50 % of the tuition fee. It is based on completion of 55 credit units in a study year and Finnish language skills.