How to Apply

Next application period will be 1 - 30 April 2019!

Application process

1.) Familiarize yourself with the list of courses offered for the exchange students
2.) Fill in the online application form
3.) Attach the following enclosures to the application:

  1. Erasmus+ Learning Agreement, please fill in only page 1
    Learning agreement (For other than European Erasmus+ students)
    Erasmus Training agreement
    (Instead of Karelia's form, you can use your own university's template.
  2. EU curriculum vitae
  3. Transcript of Records (the list of the courses which you have completed so far)
  4. Copy of Identification Certificate/Passport

  5. Motivation Letter (only if you apply for a project or a placement supervised by Karelia UAS)
    You may also send additional documents if needed.

After sending your application you will get a PIN code by email for editing your application. Please note that some email programs may move this kind of automatically generated emails to the junk mail. If you do not get the email please check the rubbish bin of your email.

Timetable of application for incoming exchange students
- Applications are processed at Karelia UAS (May 2019)
- Letter of acceptance, approved learning agreement, Information package to the new students (May/June 2019)
- After receiving the letter of acceptance you can apply for the accommodation from Student Housing company Joensuun Elli.
- In case you need a residence permit please see the instructions.

- Studies begin with Orientation Days in August, 2019.

Studies at Karelia University of Applied Sciences
Teaching at Karelia University of Applied Sciences is mostly carried out in the Finnish language. Courses in English can be found here.

If you need further information on the availability and contents of the courses as well as other possibilities, including projects and practical placements, please contact the departmental coordinators.

-> Link to the main page for exchange students.