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Guide for Applicants

Required Enclosures

In order to be considered for admission, applicants will need to submit the following enclosures to UAF by the application deadline:

Country-specific Requirements

In addition to the standard document requirements, educational documents from the countries listed below must be submitted in a certain way. Please check the country-specific requirements for your degree awarding country:

Country-specific requirements on the UAF website (not yet updated for 2016 admission) 

Country-specific requirements as PDF (not yet updated for 2016 admission) 

Australia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Cameroon, Canada, China, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Nepal, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia, South Africa, Sudan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA, Uzbekistan

  1. Certified copy of the Bachelor's degree certificate (linkki educational documents -sivulle) in the original language. Please also note the possible country-specific requirements, which might affect the way your certificate needs to be certified and/or submitted. If you will not graduate by the application deadline, please see Instructions for applicants who obtain their Bachelor's Degree and/or final degree certificate after the application deadline (linkki sivulle)
  2. Certified copy of the transcript of records (linkki educational documents -sivulle) of the Bachelor's degree certificate in the original language.
  3. English, Finnish or Swedish translation (linkki educational documents -sivulle) of the Bachelor's degree certificate and of the transcript of records unless issued in English, Finnish or Swedish.
  4. Copy of your passport's ID page
  5. Recent passport-sized photo
  6. Proof of English skills
    Score requirements and instructions (linkki kielitaitosivulle)
  7. For any additional documents required by a specific programme, please check carefully the list of enclosures in the application form.

CV and motivation letter are also required but these documents must be included in the application form, not sent as separate enclosures.

No exceptions to the requirements will be made.

Please do not send original certificates, diplomas, etc. which cannot be replaced. Application documents will not be returned.

The copies must be officially certified (attested) copies (linkki educational documents -sivulle) issued by the awarding institution or attested photocopies certified by a Notary Public. Copies of copies will not be accepted.

Unless your certificate and transcript of records are issued in English, Finnish, or Swedish, the official translation (linkki educational documents -sivulle) into one of these languages must accompany. The translations must be issued by the awarding institution or be translated by an official translator. The same applies to all other documents with which you support your application.

The documents will be verified as a part of the assessment of applications. Accepted students will be required to present the original documents before registration at the University. If it transpires that false information has been provided, the right to study will be revoked.

If you have submitted an application in a previous application round, please notice that UTA does not send your documents to UAF. If you apply for more than one programme, you must submit separate applications and enclosures for each programme.

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