Questions in the application form
When filling in the application form make sure you have all of the required information and scanned documents ready. You do not need to send the documents by mail during the application phase. Before filling in the application form read through the How and when to apply page including the language and document requirements.
The application form in 2022 included the following (2023 update coming in autumn 2022).
General questions (2022)
Add application option - Choose max. 6 programmes (of which 3 can be from the University of Turku) to which you want to apply.
Personal information - your name, citizenship, contact information etc.
Your educational background - List here all the degrees you wish to be taken into account in the admission process.
Exemption from tuition fees - If you by citizenship or residence permit are exempt from tuition fees, please state it here.
Questions of the University of Turku (2022)
Educational background - Further information on your degrees which is needed for the admission process
Permission to contact your previous educational institution for verification of documents
Scholarship application - If you are not exempt from tuition fees (see above) you can apply here for a scholarship. You will not be asked to attach any additional documents, the scholarship will be awarded based on your previous academic achievements. See more information about the available scholarships.
Proof of English language skills - you must indicate how you wish to prove your language skills and attach a scan of the certificate. See all accepted language tests and other accepted proofs of language skills for Bachelor's degree and for Master's degree.
Programme-specific questions (2022)
The programme-specific questions usually include motivational questions. They may also include questions about e.g. previous work or academic experience, financing your studies or a request for CV. Remember to always check the programme's requirements before you apply!
You can find information on the programme-specific questions on the programme webpage. Open the programme webpage here by clicking the programme name. You can also download the programme-specific questions below:
- Primary Teacher Education
- Early Choldhood Teacher Education
- Education and Learning
- Futures Studies
- Global Innovation Management
- Biomedical Sciences
- Human Neuroscience
- Information and Communication Technology
- Food Development
- Health Technology
- Mechanical Engineering
- Materials Engineering
- Physical and Chemical Sciences
- East Asian Studies
- Inequalities, Interventions and New Welfare State
The university reserves the right to make changes to the questions. The final qestions can be seen on Studyinfo.fi portal as the application period starts.
Do not attach any additional documents not specified in the requirements of the University and the programmes. They will not be assessed and they will not influence the admission decisions.
If you apply to other universities besides the University of Turku, please note that they may have similar questions or document requests as UTU. You need to anwer them all because each university will make the decisions based on their own requirements and will not have access to the application documentation of other universities.