Required Documents


Educational Documents

You may have to upload additional educational documents under certain circumstances for example:

  • Degree Certificate for your Master's Degree
    + an official translation in English, Finnish or Swedish (when required)
    If proving your proficiency in English with another degree apart from the one you are applying with.
  • Transcript of Records for another degree or for additional university level studies (incl. Universities of Applied Sciences)
    +
    an official translation in English, Finnish or Swedish (when required)
    If proving your proficiency in English with another degree apart from the one you are applying with.

Language Test Result in English
When required

One of the following language tests in English with at least the minimum score mentioned is required from you for proving your proficiency in English:

Further details on delivering your language test results at Language Test Results.

A Language Certificate issued by your home university or any other institution or organisation is not accepted.

*IELTS Indicator is offered if there is no possibility to take the normal test due to COVID-19 situation.

When a Language Test Result is not Required?

A language test result is not required, if you have completed a degree of higher education

  • in English in an EU/EEA country, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Switzerland, United Kingdom or the United States of America
  • in Finnish or Swedish in a Finnish University or a Finnish University of Applied Sciences

See further details related.

Requirements for the GMAT Exam & GRE General Test

you must provide LUT University with an additional, accepted test result for either a GMAT Exam or a GRE General Test with the following minimum required score/s to be eligible to apply:

* GMAT Online Exam and GRE General Test at Home available during a restricted period of time due to COVID-19.

Score Reports for the GMAT and GRE Tests (when applying to Business studies)

GMAT Exam and GMAT Online:
How to get your score available to LUT?

  • LUT only accepts electronic GMAT Score Reports that are made available in their Score Report Database to
    • Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT
  • Before taking your GMAT test, you may select up to 5 GMAT-accepting programmes/institutes to receive your Official Score Report (included in the test fee).
  • You may also send extra score reports.
  • Further information at GMAT: Sending Your Scores.

GRE General Test and GRE General Test at Home:
How to get your score available to LUT?

  • LUT University only accepts electronic GRE Test Score Reports that are made available in their Score Report Database to
    • Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT - institutional code 2382
  • Before taking your GRE test, you may select up to 4 GRE-accepting insititutes to receive your scores (included in the test fee).
  • You may also send extra score reports.
  • Further information at GRE: Sending Your Scores.

Validity for the GMAT Exam and GRE General Tests

  • The result for the GMAT Exam and the GRE General Test must be valid on the date of submitting the application.
  • The result for the GMAT Exam and the GRE General Test is valid for 5 years from the date of taking the test.

Other Documents

  • Copy of the information page for your passport or, a copy of your official ID card indicating the nationality
  • Copy of your Finnish residence permit card (if applicable)
  • Official Statement for Grading Scale (when applicable)

If there is no official website to be indicated on the application form to verify the grading scale, the information must be included in the Transcript of Records.
If not, a separate official document describing the grading scale is required. Please see the required details for this official document at
official requirements for Transcript of Records & what to do when there are elements missing?

These copies do not have to be officially certified.

Only the required documents will be taken into account in the selection process; any additional documents enclosed that are not required will not be forwarded to the Selection Committee for the programme.