The main function of the FINNIPS network is to arrange entrance examinations for the UASs’ English-taught degree programmes in countries outside Finland.

Entrance Examinations around the World

After applying for admission according to the set procedures, all eligible applicants will be invited to take part in entrance examinations. The entrance examination can be taken either in Finland or outside Finland in one of the countries where FINNIPS organises them. The exam country can be chosen in the application form. Please note that if you are planning to take the exam outside your own country of residence, you should check whether you need a visa to enter the exam country and whether visas are granted for exam purposes.

In spring 2018 the network will arrange entrance examinations in twelve countries outside Finland . The exams will be held between 21 and 27 March 2018. Information on the exam cities and country-specific exam dates will be completed in autumn 2017. Please note that changes may occur.


Country City             Exam dates
Brazil TBA  
China Wuhan  
Germany TBA  
Great Britain London  
Hungary Budapest  
India TBA  
Kazakhstan Astana  
Kenya Nairobi  
Nepal Kathmandu  

St. Petersburg

USA Chicago  
Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City  

One Exam Result Acknowledged in Co-operating Degree Programmes

According to the principles of the joint application system, applicant who has applied to 1-6 degree programmes that are included in the same field of study and accept each other's results will be invited to only one entrance examination. The result of the examination will then be accepted in all the co-operating degree programmes that the applicant has applied to.

The list of co-operating degree programmes in each study field will be published in autumn 2017.