All eligible applicants will be invited to the entrance examination.
The national entrance examination for the Degree Programme in International Business will be organised during the spring joint application period on Wednesday, 19 April 2017 in Lahti (Finland) at Faculty of Business and Hospitality Management, address Niemenkatu 73. International Business of Lahti UAS co-operates with FINNIPS-network, which will arrange the entrance examinations abroad in 12 countries outside Finland: Brazil, China, Estonia, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Nepal, Russia, USA and Vietnam. The entrance examination can be taken either in Finland or outside Finland in one of the countries where FINNIPS organises them. An applicant is free to decide, in which of these countries he/she takes the exam.
The entrance examination consists of the following sections (min./max. scores): an essay (3/10), multiple-choice questions (2/6), a section measuring mathematical/logical thinking (2/8) and a group interview (3/16). The examination includes a compulsory section measuring English language proficiency. Applicants must complete all sections to an acceptable standard. The Degree Programmes in International Business are involved in admissions co-operation, where programmes in the same admission group will accept an entrance examination taken at another university of applied sciences as such.
Applicants must score at least 10 points in the entrance examination (max. 40 points) to be selected. The entrance examination result is valid for the duration of the application period in question.
Please also note
Exam papers will not be sent to embassies or other places, like British Councils, on request of an applicant.
Previous entrance exams are not available for viewing and there are no samples to be sent.
All costs related to the entrance examination are to be covered by the applicant.
As of 1.8.2017 the tuition fee for new students from the non-EU/EEA countries is EUR 7900 per academic year for Bachelor’s Degree Programme.
Please note that the tuition fees do not apply to the following non-EU/EEA students:
1.1. Students who have started studies before August 2017
2.2. Students who study in degree programmes taught in Finnish
3.3. Students who are EU/EEA citizens or their family members (spouse/ child)
4.4. Students who are already residing in Finland or some other EU country on a permanent basis
(i.e are equivalent to EU citizens, have a continuous (A) or permanent (P/P-EU) residence permit type)
The scholarship is based on a 50% reduction in the fee for the first academic year. In addition, a 50% reduction applies to all the following years, if the student has completed a minimum of 55 ECTS during the previous academic year. This will be applied until the end of the study time (3,5 years).