♦ You can apply for transfer to Haaga-Helia UAS is you are studying in the same language in a similar degree programme in a University of Applied Sciences in Finland as the programme to which you wish to transfer.
♦ You need to apply for transfer if you are studying in Haaga-Helia UAS and would like to change from one degree programme to another within Haaga-Helia and the change would affect the title of the objective degree (for example Master of Business Administration, tradenomi > Master of Hospitality Management, restonomi).
Transfer applicant can be admitted if there is a vacant study place. Please notice that it depends on the content, amount and quality of the completed studies if the courses are suitable for a certain vacant study place on a certain semester. You must have registered as an attending student for at least one semester by the beginning of the next semester in Haaga-Helia. You must have completed enough courses in order to be able to complete the new degree programme in standard study time.
Tuition fee doesn't concern you, if your study right has begun (you've started the current studies) before August 2017 in a degree programme provided without charge (Act 932/2014).
Tuition fees may concern you if you're not EU-citizen (European Union) or a citizen of the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland. You are exempted from paying tuition fees if you can present one of the following documents:
- Passport or identity card to indicate the citizenship of EU/EEA/Switzerland
- EU Blue Card in Finland
- Continuous residence permit card in Finland, Type A permit
- EU Family Member's Residence Card in Finland
- Permanent residence permit card in Finland, Type P permit
- EU residence permit for third-country citizens with long-term residence permit card in Finland (Type P-EU).
The amount of the tuition fee in Haaga-Helia UAS is EUR 8,500.00 per academic year in Bachelor of Business Administration -programmes and EUR 9,500.00 per academic year in Bachelor of Hospitality Management and Bachelor of Sport Studies -programmes as well as in all Master programmes taught in English.
It was not possible to apply for transfer to Haaga-Helia UAS in May 2017 to the following Master programmes conducted in English:
♦ Information Systems Management
♦ International Business Management
Vacant study places were not available in the above mentioned degree programmes.
Transfer student's study right is determined by the degree to which he/she has transferred. The semesters that the student has already been enrolled as attending or non-attending during his/her previous study right will be included when determining the remaining study time of the degree to which the student has transferred. Transfer student must be registered as an attending student for the first semester
Application period for education starting in January 2018
November 1st to 15th, 2017
The admission requirements will be published in Studyinfo during October.
Application form will be available in Studyinfo on the 1st of November 2017.
♦ Officially signed and stamped transcript of records and a list of ongoing courses.
♦ Officially signed and stamped certificate of enrolment containing attendance record.
♦ Copies of upper secondary school diplomas and certificates
♦ Reasons for applying for transfer.
The selection process may include an interview.
Admission decisions concerning the application period in autumn 2017 will be published by December 18th, 2017 at the latest.
An applicant has a right to make a written request for rectification concerning the transfer decision within 14 days of the publishing of the results. Request for rectification is to be addressed to the Collegiate Body of Haaga-Helia UAS.
Quota for first-time applicants
Please notice, that a study place accepted through transfer admission will also affect your status as first-time applicant.
If you have accepted a study place in Finland in a UAS or university in a degree programme which started in autumn 2014 or later, you will not be considered as a first-time applicant.
From 2016 onwards higher education institutions have to reserve study places for those, who do not hold a higher education qualification or a higher education study place in Finland.