Information for New Students



Study start autumn 2019

All the results of the joint application admission will be published at the latest 28 June 2019. The results from additional or separate applications are published accordingly. 

Congratulations on becoming a student at Novia University of Applied Sciences. You can find some useful information to help you in the beginning of your studies here. Here you can find answers to questions that are frequently asked. Programme and campus specific information can be found by clicking on the links to your right. You are cordially welcome to take a step towards the future and begin your university studies at Novia UAS!

This is how you find information about the study start.

  • On this page, you will find two checklists. One is for Finnish students and EU-students. The other is for non EU/EEA Students. Both checklists have links that lead to information about: accepting your study place, registration, tuition fees, immigration process, student health insurance and checking of certificates.
  • Under each campus (and in some cases under each education), you will find the specific info concerning your campus or education.
  • Further down the page, you will also find links that lead to other useful information about: Student Financial Aid and Scholarships, Novia User Account, The Student Union, Language of Schooling and appeal process.  

President's Greeting

Dear student,


I have the great pleasure of welcoming you to Novia University of Applied Sciences.

At Novia we focus on student-centered learning. Every student is actively involved in the learning process together with the teachers. Through your studies, you will develop good professional knowledge and skills, based on working life requirements.

For those of you who are Master students, I hope that the education will contribute to improving your opportunities in working life and that the education will be of use at your work place.

The head of the degree programme is the primary contact person for you. He or she will guide you in matters concerning the education and your learning progress. The staff in the student affairs office will help you in many practical matters.

You are cordially welcome to Novia University of Applied Sciences!

Örjan Andersson, D.Sc. President

Checklist for Finnish Students and EU-Students

All these links will lead you to important information on how to confirm your Study Place and start your studies.
Make sure you read them all.

Checklist for Non EU/EEA Students

All these links will lead you to important information on how to confirm your Study Place and start your studies. Make sure you read them all.



Other useful information


If you believe that there has been a mistake in the student selection and the admission criteria have not been applied correctly, you can do a written request for rectification within 14 days after all student selection results have been published.