The application period for our member universities is closing soon. If you still haven't applied, then we hope these five stories from international students will convince you that Finland is the right choice for your Master's!

Mengyu Liu in Tampere

Mengyu Liu came from China to study a Master's Degree in Media Education at Tampere University. Her story looks at the structure of academic programmes at Finnish universities, covering the credit system, study plans, and the various ways in which students learn. She also explains the different types of exams in Finland.

Read Mengyu's story.

Aayush Jaiswal in Turku

Aayush Jaiswal from India takes you through a day in his life as a Chemical Engineering student at Åbo Akademi University. He says: "I wish to make other students aware of how outstanding a place this is for obtaining higher education." Aayush also provides some tips on how to cope with the Finnish weather!

Read Aayush's story.

Mariia Pohorila UEF

By coming to Finland for her Master's studies, Ukraine's Mariia Pohorila fulfilled her childhood dream. This story looks at her experience of studying International Business and Sales Management at the University of Eastern Finland. From the application process to the quality of the student accommodation, Mariia is very happy with how easily everything fell into place.

Read Mariia's story.

Li-Hsin Chang in Turku

Li-Hsin Chang discusses a subject that many international students ask about: internships. As part of her studies at the University of Turku, she was fortunate to get a summer internship opportunity in a research group related to her Master's thesis. She explains how she found and applied for the position, and provides hints on how other students can do the same!

Read Li-Hsin's story.

Ali Mohammadi

University of Eastern Finland graduate Ali Mohammadi looks back on his studies. He explains how the university's professors changed his attitude towards research, helping him to see projects through to their conclusion. He also reflects on being recognized for the quality of his Master's thesis and overall academic performance.

Read Ali's story.


Over 65 Master's degree programmes to choose from

Finland University combines the leading research power of its renown member universities: the University of Eastern Finland, Tampere University, the University of Turku, and the Åbo Akademi University. The member universities offer a wide range of Master’s Degree programmes. 

Learn more about the wide selection of programmes and find a suitable programme for you.

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