Sustainability Science and Solutions

Master of Science in Technology

The next Regular Admission for studies starting in Fall 2021 will start in the beginning of December, while the updated eligibility requirements being released in the beginning of October.

Admissions Process

Application period

  • December 2, 2019 - January 22, 2020 at 15:00 (UTC+2)
    Please see the details for the application process at How to Apply for this programme.

Academic Evaluation and Selection

In January - March 2020

  • Eligible applications are evaluated by the Admission Committees for the Master's Programmes.
  • A certain number of applicants with the best points in the preliminary selection will be invited to an interview
  • Interviews (if applicable) conducted either through a video interview, in person or, through Skype depending on the programme and on the applicant's location.
  • Student selections are carried out in the programmes.

On March 18, 2020

Admitted Students

  • Admitted students will receive an e-mail about being admitted plus, the scholarship decision (when applicable) to the e-mail address given on the Online Application Form.
  • Admitted students will also be mailed a Certificate of Admission and Scholarship Decision (if awarded a scholarship) together with Arrival Instructions for the Degree Students to the address given in the Online Application Form.
  • Student selections for 2020-2021 will be published on March 18, 2020 at 09:00 (UTC+2) at LUT Student Selections
  • Only the names of applicants who have given permission to publish their names will be published.
    It is not possible to change anymore the approval or denial once indicated on the Online Application Form.
  • In case of turning out that an admitted student has given false, fake or counterfeit information regarding to the required documents or to the application form, the study right offered will be revoked.

Non-Admitted Students

  • Non-admitted applicants will be informed about the admission decision by e-mail only and to the e-mail address given on the Online Application Form.

Accepting Your Study Place

  • The LUT study place must be accepted at My Studyinfo at by April 30, 2020 at 15:00 (UTC+3).
    Not following the DL will automatically lead into losing your study place.
  • You must enroll for the academic year by April 30, 2020 at 15:00 (UTC+3).
    The enrolment is finalized by paying the Student Union fee at OILI Service that you can enter from MyStudyinfo.
    The fee can be paid either via online banking or by credit card.

One Study Place per Term Provision

  • You may only accept ONE study place* - the first study place accepted will be your first and final choice.
    You will NOT be able to change it anymore - or cancel and accept another one.
    For more information, please see StudyInfo - One Study Place Per Term Provision.

    *Study place leading into a higher education degree and starting during that one same academic semester.


Deadlines for Admitted Students

  • APRIL 30, 2020 at 15:00 (UTC+3)
    • DL for accepting your LUT study place
    • DL for enrolling for the academic year of 2020-2021
    • DL for paying the the tuition fee at LUTshop (if applicable) 
      The first installment if not having been granted a scholarship and the only installment if having been granted a 50% Tuition Fee Scholarship.
      If not being able to pay the tuition fee at LUTshop, please contact to order an invoice for making the payment.
      The DL for the invoice payment is the same as when paying at LUTshop.
  • JULY 31, 2020
    • DL for the conditionally admitted* students to graduate
  • AUGUST 5, 2020 at 15:00 (UTC+3)
    • Conditionally admitted students*:
      DL for LUT Admissions Services to receive a copy for your Degree Certificate and Transcript of Records together with official translations (if applicable).

      There are different ways of certification required depending on whether you are required to follow the country-specific requirements for document authentication or not.
      Mailing or e-mailing the documents also depends on the same fact.
      Further information on the pages Submission, How to Apply, Document Authentication, Country-Specific Requirements

      *Conditionally admitted = undergraduate, who has been admitted, but whose study right will be valid only, if being able to provide LUT Admissions Services with the required graduation documents together with the official translations (if applicable) by the given deadline. No exceptions will be made to this rule; not to the DL and not to the rules for authentication.
  • AUGUST 5, 2020
    • DL for paying a tuition fee at LUTshop
      The second installment to be paid when not having been granted a scholarship.
      If not being able to pay the tuition fee at LUTshop, please send e-mail to to order an invoice for making the payment.
      The DL for the invoice payment is the same as when paying at LUTshop.

Supplementary Courses May Be Required

  • If necessary, you may be requested to take supplementary courses (max. 60 ECTS credits) after having started your studies at LUT University and planning on your personal study plan.

Presenting the Original Degree Certificate

    Prepare to present your original Degree Certificate* during the Orientation Days at LUT University.

    This is the final part of your admission; not presenting the required document or presenting a document that was involved in any kind of forgery will lead into revoking your study right at LUT University.
    *DC for the Degree that provided you with the eligiblity to apply to the LUT Master's Programme.
    • Students in the programmes based in Lahti Campus
      No need to bring your original Degree Certificate as the verification will be completed by using other methods.
    No need to bring your original Degree Certificate as the verification will be done from the national educational database.

Application Documents Not to be Returned

  • According to the Finnish University Law, all the application documents will be filed for 5 years as they were at the time of applying and will not be returned to the applicant after processing, not even for temprary copying etc. After the 5 year filing is completed, they will be destroyed while not being available for the applicant at any point.

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