Study in Finland – Build your future in a high-quality learning environment through the Science and Technology University Pathway Program


The University Pathway Finland (Science and Technology) gives international students a great opportunity to prepare for higher education in Finland while studying from home. Upon successful completion of the University Pathway Finland program, students have the opportunity to study in one of the selected study programs at Aalto University or University of Tamperethe two largest Finnish universities in the field of technology.

  • Studies in the Pathway program are part-time and courses span evenly over eight months, divided into four teaching periods (7 weeks per period)

  • The workload typically spans 540 hours, which includes course-related independent study, lectures, exercises, homework and other forms of instruction, and examinations.

  • Covers modules in mathematics on vectors and matrices, introductory calculus, differential and integral calculus corresponding to 15 ECTS together at license level.

  • Pathway students can apply for scholarships as they progress to graduate school

  • Once you have obtained the right to study for a bachelor’s degree, you automatically have the right to pursue a master’s degree afterwards!

Aalto University

Aalto University

Progression to undergraduate studies and fellowships.

After successful completion of the digital pathway studies, you have the option of continuing to graduate studies in one of the selected bachelor’s degree programs at Aalto University or University of Tampere.

Scholarships are available and awarded to students based on grades achieved in school and academic performance during the pathway program. These scholarships can cover partial or full tuition fees during the Bachelor program to be followed.

Bachelor’s Program in Computer Engineering at Aalto University

The program covers interdisciplinary topics from electrical engineering and automation, computer science, communication sciences, information sciences and electronics.

Bachelor’s Program in Digital Systems and Design at Aalto University

The program covers interdisciplinary topics from electrical engineering and automation, computer science, communication sciences, information sciences and electronics.

Bachelor’s Program in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at the University of Tampere

This interdisciplinary program gives you a solid foundation in several key areas of engineering. Major subjects include topics such as software development or communications engineering.

Bachelor’s Program in Natural Sciences and Mathematics at the University of Tampere

The program gives you the competence to use scientific methods in further study, research or professional life. Core subjects include subjects such as math, physics, and biomedical engineering.

Aalto University and University of Tampere

  • Aalto University ranked 30th in the world in the Times Higher Education (THE) young university rankings for 2022. Aalto is the 1st Nordic university in this ranking.
  • University of Tampere ranked 34th in the world in the Times Higher Education (THE) Young Universities Rankings for 2022. University of Tampere was also ranked in the top 300 of this year’s new International University Rankings by Times Higher Education.

Study environment and student life in Finland

  • Finland is known as the happiest and safest place in the world. International student life in Finland is well balanced and students can concentrate on their studies as daily life is well organized and reliable.

  • Finland’s educational standards are just one of the ways this forward-thinking country is working to make the world and the future a better place. Finland is the world leader in futurology and its universities are at the heart of the country’s efforts

  • Everybody speaks English, The well-educated population of Finland also speaks very good English. Last year, the country ranked #4 in the Education First English Proficiency Index

  • Quality research and innovation, excellent facilities for education and fun, world-class education, stunning natural beauty with strong local culture, safety are the reasons why Finland is a popular study destination for students.

  • One of the strengths of Finnish higher education institutions is the modern learning environments and facilities. High-quality virtual classrooms and learning environments, along with free libraries, provide students with the best possible learning experience.

  • Recent surveys indicate that international students appreciate the campus environment and the green attitude of their institutions. Additionally, the design and quality of the campus buildings, as well as the outdoor environment of the campus inspire international students in their daily lives.

  • Student unions and associations look after students’ interests and organize free-time activities, such as sporting and cultural events. Participating in student activities is a good way to get to know other students and to be part of Finnish student life.

  • While studying in Finland, international students can enjoy a host of benefits, including high-quality student accommodation at a reasonable price, low-cost student meals at UniCafes, significantly reduced fairs on public transport and basic health care services through the Finnish Student Health Service.

  • After graduation, the student can apply for the permit for two years to look for work or start a business. It is also possible to take the license in three parts with a duration of each part must be at least six months. It is also possible to return to their country of origin and apply for this permit within 5 years of obtaining the diploma.

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