Finnish higher education institutions have introduced tuition fees for students outside of the EU/EEA area starting their studies in autumn 2017 or later.

The tuition fees set for the degree programmes at Xamk are:

  • Bachelor’s degrees 6000 euros / academic year
  • Master’s degrees 7000 euros / academic year
  • Double degrees 1500 euros / double degree programme

Invoice for the tuition fee is sent by email to the admitted student soon after the notification of admission. The due date for the fee is the same than the deadline to accept the study place.

The tuition fee for one academic year is paid in one instalment.

Scholarship scheme at Xamk

Student whose studies progress well (completes 55 ECTS credits during the academic year), will be refunded 50% of the paid fee. The refund is paid yearly on the basis of the studies (credits) completed during the previous academic year.

Further information

General information about the tuition fees in Finland is available on the Study in Finland website. Further information on who is required to pay the tuition fees can be found on the service.


Tuition fee and residence permit

The tuition fee is charged by the higher education institution and Xamk notifies the Finnish Immigration Service of the paid tuition fees. However, if you need a residence permit for the studies in Finland, you are required to have sufficient means and funds (6720 euros for one study year) to support yourself during the studies in addition to paying the tuition fee.

For more information, see the Finnish Immigration Service website:

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