Qualification for nurses educated outside EU/ETA area

Are you a nurse educated outside EU/ETA countries? At SeAMK you have a possibility to study and become a licenced registered nurse in Finland.

Registered nurses who are educated outside EU/ETA areas have a possibility to study nursing at SeAMK and become registered nurses in Finland.

You can start your studies with flexible (non-stop) in our open university of applied sciences.

Studies follow multimodal approach combining online and contact lessons. This gives you a chance to include studies into your personal life.

Studies last approximately 1,5-2 years depending on your previous education.

Studies contain

  • Finnish language and culture
  • Finnish social and health care system
  • Medication and fluid care and other professional studies
  • Clinical trainings

Language skills

  • You can start your studies in English and study Finnish language at the same time
  • We recommend that you aim your Finnish language skills to be on a level B1
  • Our clinical training places offer supervision bilingually aiming at Finnish to be your work language

SeAMK nursing studies offer you

  • Guidance and education to become a registered nurse in Finland
  • Personal study plan (hops) of theory studies and clinical trainings
  • Guidance with your career and job possibilities
  • Working life contacts
  • Guidance with VALVIRA applications (fees paid by student)

For more information, please contact:

Marjut Asunmaa

Senior Lecturer