Entrance Examinations and Pre-tasks

Entrance Examinations in Finland 2020 and Pre-tasks

All of the degree programmes arrange entrance examinations and some have both entrance examination and a pre-task. All eligible applicants will be invited to the entrance examination. More detailed information about the entrance examinations will be included in the invitation letters which will be sent by e-mail at the earliest as of 21 February 2020. The invitation letter will include the exact time, date and place for the entrance examination.

Participation in the entrance examination is compulsory, no students are admitted without a result in the entrance examination. All participants are required to show their ID (passport or other official ID-card) at the entrance examination venues. Remember to bring your own pencils and pens.

The applicant is responsible for all travel and visa arrangements in connection to the entrance examination.

The entrance examinations in the joint application will be arranged in Finland for all English degree programmes at Novia UAS. Most of the degree programmes also uses e-interview as an alternative. Some degree programmes arrange entrance examinations abroad via FINNIPS network.

The following degree programmes arrange solely an entrance examination:

Bachelor degree programmes


The following degree programmes arrange entrance exams and pre-tasks:

Master degree programmes

Entrance Examinations Abroad 2020

The entrance examinations abroad are arranged by the FINNIPS network outside of Finland. The entrance examinations in the Joint application to Higher Education, spring 2020, will be arranged abroad for the degree programmes below:


The countries where entrance examinations are arranged abroad 2020 via FINNIPS network are:
(The exam cities and exact dates will be announced later on in 2019. Please note that changes may occur.)

  • Brazil
  • China
  • Germany
  • Great Britain
  • Hungary
  • India
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Mexico
  • Russia
  • South Korea
  • Vietnam