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Student Exchange

Come and make the most of your exchange period at Savonia University of Applied Sciences! If you are interested in coming to Savonia, first contact the International Office at your own university. The process will continue from there. The studies you complete during your exchange period will be compensated according to the home university’s curriculum and the learning agreement.

Each school of Savonia UAS has appointed an International Coordinator who guides and helps the students in questions concerning going abroad and coming to Savonia University of Applied Sciences. The contact persons are listed here.

For more information: Savonia Guide for Incoming Exchange Students (pdf)

In addition to other exchange possibilities, there is an excellent opportunity for the students of Health Care to complete their exchange period in Finland at Savonia UAS. At Savonia, we have two modules; MultiPro and WellPro. MultiPro is aimed for students of Social and Healthcare and also for the students of Natural Resources, and it takes place in Iisalmi. WellPro is specially designed for the exchange students of Health Care in Kuopio. Please click the side bar to obtain more information on the modules.

Before arrival

Incoming students on arrival must have the following necessary documents:

  • Identification Card for citizens of the European Union and associated countries or valid passport for citizens of all other countries
  • European Health Insurance Card or valid Medical Insurance
  • Official Transcript of Records from Home University
  • CV
  • Motivation letter

Savonia UAS

Savonia is one of Finland's biggest and most versatile universities of applied sciences. Our campuses are situated in Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus. There are almost 6000 students and 600 employees at Savonia. In education we implement Open Innovation Space (OIS), where we combine learning, development, research, and teaching.

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