All eligible applicants will be invited to entrance examination. The invitation letters to the entrance examinations will be sent to all eligible applicants in the middle of March 2016. All entrance examinations outside Finland will be held in April 2016.

Entrance exam cooperation 2016

Applicant who has applied to 1-6 degree programmes that are included in the same field of study and accept each other's results will be invited only to one entrance examination. The result will be accepted in all the co-operating degree programmes that the applicant has applied to. Please note, that only the highest option within the same examination group can invite you to the entrance examination.


Entrance examinations abroad arranged in co-operation with FINNIPS-network

Centria UAS will arrange the entrance exam for 2016 abroad in cooperation with the other universities of applied sciences cooperating in the FINNIPS network (www.finnips.fi). 

Detailed information of the entrance examinations outside Finland (the exact locations, dates etc.) will be sent to all eligible applicants in the invitation letter.

Centria UAS will arrange entrance exams in countries listed below in 2016.

Also applicants living in the neighbouring countries can be invited to the entrance exams of the respective country (only those neighbouring countries which are mentioned in the brackets).

  • Brazil: São Paulo (Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guyana, Guyana, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Surinam, Uruguay, Venezuela)
  • China: Guangzhou and Wuhan (Hong Kong, Japan, Mongolia, South-Korea)
  • Estonia: Tallinn
  • Germany: Ludwigshafen (Austria, Belgium, France, Italy, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland)
  • Great Britain: London (Ireland)
  • Hungary: Budapest (Croatia, Slovenia)
  • Kazakhstan: Astana (Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan)
  • Kenya: Nairobi (Ethiopia, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia)
  • Latvia: Riga (Lithuania)
  • Nepal: Kathmandu (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka)
  • Poland: Warsaw (Czech Republic, Moldova, Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine)
  • Russia: St. Petersburg, Murmansk, Dmitrov (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Tadzhikistan, Ukraine)
  • Turkey: Istanbul (Bulgaria, Cyprus, Greece, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Kosovo, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, United Arab Emirates)
  • USA: Chicago (Canada, Mexico)
  • Vietnam: Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand)


Entrance examinations arranged by Centria University of Applied Sciences

In addition to FINNIPS-network's entrance exams, Centria UAS will arrange the entrance exam for 2016 abroad in the following countries:

  • Cameroon

Please notice that only applicants whose place of residence is Cameroon will be invited to entrance examination in Cameroon.

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