FINNIPS - Finnish Network for International Programmes: Get an English-taught Higher Education Degree in Finland!

What is FINNIPS?

FINNIPS = your way to get a higher education degree in Finland!

FINNIPS is your way to study in English in Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences and to obtain an internationally-recognised and professionally-oriented higher education degree. See the great variety of degree programmes offered by the network in eight fields of study!

The Finnish Network for International Programmes (FINNIPS) is a cooperation network formed by 13 Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS). These Universities of Applied Sciences offer over 30 degree programmes that are fully conducted in English. The majority of the UASs' degree programmes are at Bachelor's level but in there are also Master's programmes that arrange their entrance exams outside Finland through the FINNIPS network.

The main function of the FINNIPS network is to arrange entrance examinations for the UASs’ English-taught degree programmes in countries outside Finland. In addition, FINNIPS participates in study fairs and exhibitions to promote the various study options of the network's UASs and to spread information about studying in Finland!

Admission Services will help you

Each UAS has its own Admission Services. For any questions about the degree programmes, admission process and entrance examinations, please contact the Admission Services of the UAS of your choice. See the Admission Services' contact information and get your questions answered!

Finnips Publications

Finnips has published three books concerning international education. You can download and read FINNIPS network's publications for free.

14 Sep 2017

Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences on the Verge of a New Era

The third publication of the Finnish Network for International Programmes (FINNIPS) deals with topics related to the international education marketing and student recruitment as well as provides accounts on Finnish higher education institutions’ experiences regarding the introduction of tuition fees.

23 Sep 2015

Exploring the Impact and Full Potential of International Education

The FINNIPS-network’s second publication is a cross-section of the various themes and on-going discussions that shape and affect the role and functions of international degree programmes in Finnish UASs.This publication seeks to address the most topical questions and map the current challenges related to international UAS education and, at the same time, offer tools and accounts of best practices with regard to the further development of it.

13 Nov 2013

Finnips - Joint Efforts for Internationalisation

This publication illuminates the reasons for arranging entrance examinations abroad in pursuance of describing the development and activities of the FINNIPS network...

" In my degree programme in IT there is a wide variety of courses available. The subjects are incredibly useful and the classes are enjoyable. The teachers are phenomenal and are some of the friendliest people you'll meet. Furthermore, with my class been so international, it's easy to make friends from all over the world. It's a truly unique school. Oulu is a relatively cheap in Finland's scale, safe, and small city full of quiet, yet kind people. Despite the cold weather, the people here are warm-hearted and always willing to help. OAMK is a great option as the teachers are flexible, work-study projects are plentiful, and there is lots of work options following and even during the process of your degree. This picture was taken at my favourite place in Oulu, Sauna boat at Tuira beach" -PRIYA, IT student #Oamk #Finnips
In less than two weeks you can meet the FINNIPS representatives in Vietnam! Come and visit the EDUEXPO fair in Ho Chi Minh City on 27 October or in Hanoi 28 October! More information and free registrations at #finnips #fabulousfinland #studyinfinland
Have a look at our IT student Priya's greetings from Oamk.
Hi guys! This week is all about Oulu and Oulu University of Applied Sciences (Oamk). With this video from last summer we hope you tune yourself to channel Oamk for the next 6 days.
#finnipsfeaturing #laurea_uas Happy International Day of Girls! In addition to our students doing amazing work in projects and courses to help girls and increase awareness of gender inequality, our staff got together dressed in pink on our campuses to show their support for the cause. What is International Day of Girls and why is it organized? Read more here: #girlstakeover
I hope #Viko2018 enjoyed my Opening Plenary - Strategies for Success: Essential Ingredients to Enhance #HigherEd's Marketing & #IntlStudent Recruitment. Pls follow @FruitFame, share a story & keep in touch! #StudyinFinland #FINNIPS #unis #intled #globaled
#Finnipsfeaturing #LaplandUAS Our week hosting Finnips-Facebook site is coming to an end. It's been a pleasure! Although soon we have the polar night again here in Lapland, the amazing Northern Lights will light up our sky and warm our hearts. We warmly welcome all of you to magical and inspiring Lapland! You find us here in the web: and also in Facebook: #finnips #lapland #northernlights #highereducation #studyinlapland #definelapland #lapinamk
#Finnipsfeaturing #LaplandUAS Meet Dilixiati Bolati "Dili". Dili studies at the Degree Programme in International Business in #Rovaniemi. "My study life in Lapland UAS could be summarized into two phases, absorbing and innovating. The very first period is to gain any possible knowledge and experiences, a sponge is what it is. Take in all the information while swearing to your classmates “like I will ever use those taxation rules”. Couple months after, you found yourself checking last semester’s PowerPoint slides just to choose the right form of the company. Until a point of your study, your will surprisingly find out you are almost a new person. Personality start to develop as well as the professionalism. Rovaniemi is a unique place. It’s not love at the first sight in my case. However, it planted a seed and it started to grow, it’s entrepreneurship. Coming from a medical student background, International Business study was not quite the heaven’s match. But through the study of Leadership, Marketing, Cross-culture Management, Accounting. I’m mesmerized by the beauty of Entrepreneurship, it provides a rush that is hard to duplicate. Start from the school project Nothern Stars, to my student union Rotko board member role, school provide numerous opportunities for an ambitious student to test your dreams, as an individual or a team. Seize it or drop it, it’s your call. To the curious new comers, I can proudly say that This is where the magic happens!” Read more about the students in International Business: #finnips #lapland #studyinlapland #definelapland #highereducation #Internationalbusiness
Coming up next week! Can't wait to give the Opening Plenary for #FINNIPS - Strategies for Success: Essential Ingredients to Enhance HEIs’ International Marketing & Student Recruitment #StudyinFinland #highered #uni #universities #appliedscience #Viko2018

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