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Finland, a Nordic country in northern Europe, shares land borders with Sweden to the west, Russia to the east and Norway to the north and is bounded by the Gulf of Bothnia to the west and the Gulf of Finland to the south, which is part of the Baltic Sea. 

Finland has a population of approximately five million, making it the 25th most populous country in Europe. Finland is a parliamentary republic made up of 19 regions and 310 municipalities. The climate varies considerably depending on the latitude, from the humid continental climate of Southern Finland to the northern boreal climate. Finland is primarily a boreal forest biome, with more than 180,000 lakes recorded, leading to the designation of ‘land of 1,000 lakes.’ Finland is largely a rural country in the European Union. Helsinki is the largest metropolitan area with more than 1.5 million people, accounting for one-third of the country’s GDP.

Capital: Helsinki

Language: Finnish

Second Language: Spanish

Main cities: Tampere and Turku

Finland is a dominant country in many national performance measures, including education, economic competitiveness, civil liberties, quality of life and human development. In 2015, Finland ranked 1st in the World Human Capital and Press Freedom Index and was the most stable country in the world in 2011–16 in the Fragile States Index. It also ranked 1st in the World Happiness Report.


Below listed are the universities which we deal with in Finland

  • HAMK
  • University of Tampere
  • Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences
  • Kajaani University of Applied Sciences
  • Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology
  • Satakunta University of Applied Sciences
  • Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences
  • Hanken
  • Arcada
  • Metropolia


The education system in Finland consists of 

  • Day care programmes (for babies and toddlers),
  • One-year “pre-school” (age six),
  • Nine-year compulsory basic comprehensive school (age seven to age sixteen).
  • Post-compulsory Secondary general academic.
  • Vocational education.
  • Higher education.
  • Adult education.

During the nine years of basic education together, students will not be tracked or streamed. After basic education, students can choose to continue secondary education, which usually lasts three years, either in an academic education (lukio) or in a professional education (ammattioppilaitos) a qualification for further education in the tertiary Segment. 

Tertiary schooling is separated into university and Polytechnic (ammattikorkeakoulu, also known as “university of applied sciences”) systems. For which Licentiate- and Doctoral-level degrees are awarded by the universities.  

Formerly, only university graduates could obtain higher (postgraduate) degrees, but since the Bologna process is fully operational, all bachelor’s degree holders can now qualify for further academic studies. There are 17 universities and 27 applied science universities in the country.


Most of the international students learn

  • Business Management 
  • Information Technology 
  • Engineering 
  • Applied Sciences
  • Hospitality management


Tuition for non-EU/EEA students ranges between 2,000 and 12,000 EUR per academic year:

Social Science degrees: Between 8,000–10,000 EUR/year

Science, Engineering, and Medical degrees: 12,000 EUR/year Approximately 

Education, Humanities, and Economics degrees: 10,000 EUR/year Approximately


There are two intakes  

  • Fall -September
  • Spring – April


The following are a list of scholarships available for international students

1) Your Company Formation Business Scholarship.

2) Science and Law Scholarship

3) Maid Sailors Big Dreams Scholarship

4) Science and Law Scholarship

5) General Eligibility Criteria

6) OppU Achievers Scholarships.

7) Scholarships for orphans.

8) Scholarship for students breaking the mold.

9) Sustainability Scholarship Green Match.

10) OppU Achievers Scholarships.

11) Scholarships for orphans.

12) Scholarship for students breaking the mold.

13) Sustainability Scholarship Green Match.

14) Trend him Talent Scholarship.