Transfer Application | SeAMK

Transfer application to SeAMKApplication period 2–13 May 2022

Transfer Application

02 May 2022 08:00 – 13 May 2022 15:00

Transfer Application to SeAMK is organised during 2–13 May 2022 on Studyinfo.fi website. The application closes on the last day at 15.00. A student may transfer to Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (SeAMK) from another university of applied sciences (UAS) in Finland to study for the same degree and degree title. It is also possible to apply for transfer within SeAMK so that the degree title changes.

Study options

The study options available in SeAMK Transfer Application organized in Studyinfo may vary from year to year. Degree Programmes where you may apply in SeAMK Transfer Application are listed below.

Information on eligibility (who may apply), admission criteria and the application form can be found on Studyinfo website (see “Transfer application):

Eligibility for a bachelor and master programmes

  • The student has valid study entitlement at some other University of Applied Sciences in Finland.
  • The student is enrolled in education leading to the same Degree and Degree Title where you apply transfer to. It will be evaluated whether the studies completed in the current university of applied sciences (UAS) are suitable to the degree programme at SeAMK.
  • The student has been registered as attending for at least two semesters. However, one may apply already during the second semester.
  • It is possible to transfer from education conducted in Finnish or in English. You need to have the language skills needed in the degree programme. The language skills may be evaluated in an interview.
  • Minimum credits required when applying to Bachelor Programmes: The studies pursued by the student at their UAS of origin have progressed sufficiently. SeAMK requires a minimum of 22 study credits per semester of attendance or 44 study credits per one academic year of attendance. Only studies with a passing grade that are suitable to the degree programme one is applying to, are taken into consideration. The credits must be completed and entered on the Transcript of Records on 13 May 2022 at the latest. Credits entered after this deadline will not be taken into consideration.
  • Minimum credits required when applying to Master Programme: The studies pursued by the student at their UAS of origin have progressed sufficiently. SeAMK requires a minimum of 10 study credits per semester of attendance or 20 study credits per one academic year of attendance. Only studies with a passing grade that are suitable to the degree programme one is applying to, are taken into consideration. The credits must be completed and entered on the Transcript of Records on 13 May 2022 at the latest. Credits entered after this deadline will not be taken into consideration.
  • You also need to have a higher education degree completed in Finland or outside Finland to apply in the SeAMK Transfer Application to the Master of Business Administration, International Business Management -programme.
  • The student must have a realistic opportunity to earn their Degree within the remaining study entitlement period.

Required documents for SeAMK Transfer Application need to be attached to the online application form by 20 May 2022, 15.00. Documents arriving late are not taken into consideration.

For further information, please follow the links above to Studyinfo-website.

Admission results

Admission results will be published on 22 June 2022 at My Studyinfo service. Also an email will be sent to all applicants. Admitted applicants must confirm to accept the study place and register as a student by 31 July 2022, 15.00 at the latest. Admitted applicants are also informed how to get information about the start of studies.

Accepting the study place

Admitted applicants must confirm to accept the study place at My Studyinfo service by 31 July 2022, 15.00 at the latest. If you don’t accept the study place by the designated deadline, you will lose it.

Registering as a student for the academic year

If you accept the study place, you also need to register for the academic year 2022-2023 for attendance or non-attendance at My Studyinfo service. The online service will guide you to register after accepting the study place. The registration must be done by 31 July 2022, 15.00. If you don’t register by the deadline you will lose the right to study.

If you are admitted, and you accept the offered study place, your study entitlement in the UAS of origin will end automatically at the end of the academic spring semester, on 31 July 2022. Your study entitlement will start at SeAMK on 1 August 2022.

One study place per term provision

According to this provision, a student may accept only one study place leading to a higher education degree in Finland in education that begins in the same academic term. The academic term is either autumn term 1 August–31 December OR spring term 1 January–31 July. Further information about one study place per term provision on Studyinfo website.

Tuition Fees and scholarships

Non-EU/EEA citizens are charged tuition fees as follows:

  • Bachelor degree programmes conducted in English: 7000 € per academic year
  • Master degree programmes conducted in English: 8000 € per academic year

If you have a study right in a degree programme, that did not charge tuition fees when you started your studies, you will not have to pay the tuition fee.

There is an Early Bird scholarship for the first year degree students at SeAMK. Early Bird scholarship is 30 % of the tuition fee and scholarship is available for the students, who will:

  • accept the study place offered by SeAMK within 7 days of notice of admission and
  • pay the tuition fee within 35 days of notice of admission and
  • register as an attending student for the first academic year.

An additional one-off 1000 euro scholarship can be granted on the basis of Finnish language proficiency. Please see the webpage seamk.fi/tuitionfees to learn about:

  • the scholarship scheme after the first year and
  • how one can be exempted from paying tuition fees

Changing the Degree Programme at SeAMK

A student of Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences can apply for a change of degree programme, when the degree programme aims for the same degree and same degree title. Please see instructions and application form at the Student intranet.

Read more about the degree programmes: