The Open Path application process is for applicants who have already completed studies in an Open UAS in Finland and who wish to apply for a study place as a degree student based on those studies. You can also apply with discontinued degree studies from a UAS in Finland but not with the credits of a completed degree. If you have no studies completed in an Open UAS in Finland or in discontinued UAS studies in Finland, please apply in joint application or SAT application.
If you plan to apply through the Open Path in 2023, please also check the upcoming changes in the admission criteria by scrolling down this page.
If you are applying for a Bachelor's degree programme you are required to have at least 55 ECTS of studies applicable to the desired degree, completed in an Open UAS studies in Finland and registered in the student register with a passing grade by the end of the application period. Only courses that have been completed in their entirety and which show on the official transcript of records can be considered.
If you are applying for a Master's degree programme you are required to have at least 30 ECTS of applicable Master level Open UAS studies registered in the student register with a passing grade by the deadline set in the admission criteria. Only courses which have been completed in their entirety and which show on the official transcript of records can be considered. In addition, applicants for Master's degree programmes must meet the eligibility requirements regarding a relevant Bachelor's degree and relevant work experience as defined in the admission criteria of each Master's degree programme.
Please note that all degree programmes require a minimum weighted GPA of 3,00. If the applicant has completed at least 180 ECTS of applicable studies required for eligibility in Haaga-Helia UAS, the applicant may be selected on discretionary basis without an absolute minimum GPA requirement.
Studies that have been completed in a programme leading to a UAS degree may be considered if the applicant has left the studies without completing the degree.
Note that only studies completed within the last ten years can be considered. Older studies are not applicable. The ten-year limit is counted backwards from the date when the study right in Haaga-Helia would start if the applicant is admitted through the Open Path.
An interview or advance assignment may be used in the admission process.
Please note that any applicant through the Open Path may not have any study right in a Finnish UAS in studies leading to a degree.
Please note that there are tuition fees which concern citizens of countries outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland.
Note that it is not possible to apply through the Open Path for the following degree programmes:
Bachelor of Business Administration, Digital Business Innovations, Porvoo
Master of Business Administration, Strategizing in Organizations
If you have completed all studies required for a Bachelor's degree in Haaga-Helia but have not graduated, please find out more about the Open Path flexible separate application.
Admission criteria and during the application period the application form are available in Studyinfo at www.studyinfo.fi. Please read the admission criteria carefully before filling in the application form in Studyinfo.