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Information for Incoming Students

How to apply for student exchange? You should contact your own faculty’s International Coordinator in order to receive information on Savonia UAS’s study and placement possibilities. 

After you have made a decision to apply for Savonia, you must apply via Mobility-Online. Instructions how to fill in Erasmus student mobility  online application.

All required documents must be uploaded in Mobilty-Online by the deadlines (School of Health Care by 31.03. and other schools by 30.04. for autumn semester and by 31.10. for spring semester).

You will receive information on acceptance by email.

Notice for Incoming exchange students – Residence Permit & Visa 2017

Insurance and Healthcare for incoming students

EU students, who have the European Health Insurance Card, are entitled to same benefits as Finnish citizens.
Non – EU students, as well as EU students not in possession of the above card, must obtain private medical insurance for in-hospital and outpatient medical treatment in Finland.

All students must have medical insurance in their country. Any further document required by a Company during a placement regarding liability, must be arranged on the part of the Incoming Student.

Course Catalogues

  • Business, Tourism & Hospitality 2017-2018 Kuopio (pdf)
  • Engineering and Technology 2017–2018 Kuopio (pdf)
  • MultiPro Curriculum 2018 (pdf)
  • School of Design 2017 – 2018 (pdf)
  • School of Design Studies 2017 Autumn Semester (pdf)
  • School of Design Studies 2018 Spring Semester (pdf)
  • School of Health Care, WellPro Kuopio (pdf)
  • School of Music and Dance/ Music (pdf)


Autumn semester: deadline 30.04.
(Health Care´s deadline 31.03.)
Spring semester: deadline 31.10.

How apply accomodation

Savonia UAS does not have its own facilities for student accommodation.

  • The student housing in Kuopio is arranged by an individual company - Student Housing Company, KUOPAS. Please visit:
  • Students coming to Iisalmi, please contact International Coordinators.

Information for Incoming Teacher and Staff Members

Savonia UAS welcomes all to make an exchange period in our institution!
Please contact the International Coordinators.

We will give you more detailed information about the exchange possibilities.

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.