Tuition Fees:
Master's Programmes

PLEASE NOTE! The following information regarding to the tuition fees and scholarships does not apply to the programmes

Kindly contact the administrative staff for the programmes directly through the websites.

The following information regarding to scholarships does not apply to Double Degree studies for students from our partner universities. Please see further information at Double Degree Studies - Master's Programmes.


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TUITION FEE
 

Citizens of EU/EEA Countries and Switzerland

Citizens of the following countries are not required to pay a tuition fee:

  • The European Union (EU)
  • The European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Switzerland


Non-EU/EEA Citizens

Citizens of the non-EU/EEA countries (excluding Switzerland) must pay a tuition fee of

  • EUR 13 500 / each academic year

For further information, please see StudyInfo - Am I Required to Pay Tuition Fees?
 

Exceptions Regarding to the Non-EU/EEA Citizens

A. If being a citizen of a non-EU/EEA country (excluding Switzerland) and a holder of one of the following, you are NOT required to pay a tuition fee:

  • Continuous Residence Permit Card in Finland (A)
  • Permanent Residence Permit Card in Finland (P)
  • EU Residence Permit for Third-Country Citizens with a Long-Term Residence Permit Card in Finland (P-EU)
  • EU Family Member's Residence Card in Finland
  • EU Blue Card in Finland

B. If being a citizen of the United Kingdom, having entered Finland before January 1, 2021 and having one of the following:

  • Right of Residence under the Withdrawal Agreement
    or, a proof from Finnish Immigration Service for having applied to register your EU Right to Residence in Finland under the Withdrawal Agreement
  • Residence Permit Card with Right of Permanent Residence by virtue of the Withdrawal Agreement
    or, a proof from Finnish Immigration Service for having applied for Residence Permit Card with Right of Permanent Residence by virtue of the Withdrawal Agreement

    For further information, please see About Brexit by Finnish Immigration Service (MIGRI)
     

How to Prove of Being Excempted from Paying a Tuition Fee

To prove LUT University of being exempted from paying a tuition fee based on your nationality, you must upload a copy of your valid passport or your national ID card to your Online Application Form.

If a holder for a Residence Permit Card issued by Finnish Immigration Service, you must upload a copy for your Residence Permit Card to your Online Application Form. The UK citizens exempted from paying the tuition fee will upload the related card issued by Finnish Immigration Service or, a statement from them for having started the related process.

Regarding to Residence Permit Cards etc. - in order to be exempted from paying a tuition fee, the document proving the excemption must be valid on August 1 in the academic year you have been admitted to start your studies. Should the status for your Residence Permit Card change at any time, you must contact LUT Scholarships without any delay.
 

FIRST ACADEMIC YEAR: EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT

Regular Admission and Rolling Admission

If required to pay a tuition fee, you can get

  • an Early Bird Discount of EUR 6 000 for the first academic year

if confirming your place in the programme and paying the remaining tuition fee of EUR 7 500 by April 22, 2022 at 24:00 (UTC+3).
 

FIRST ACADEMIC YEAR: FINLAND SCHOLARSHIP

Regular Admission 

One Finland Scholarship is offered per each programme for the first academic year.
NOTE: There are no Finland Scholarships awarded in the following programmes: Biorefineries, Industrial Design Engineering, Water Technology.

Finland Scholarship for the first academic year includes the following:

  • Full cover for the tuition fee plus,
  • EUR 5 000 for the living costs

The criteria for awarding the Finland Scholarship is decided within each programme according to their own preferences.

The scholarship can be applied for on the application form when applying to the programme.

The EUR 5 000 for the living costs will be paid on the student's Finnish bank account once the academic year has begun and after him/her having arrived in Finland.

The admitted student will claim the awarded Finland Scholarship by confirming his/her place in the programme by the deadline of April 30, 2022 at 15:00 (UTC+3). If not following the given deadline, the place in the programme along with the awarded scholarship will automatically be lost.

Rolling Admission

A total of 4 Finland Scholarships are offered in Rolling Admission for the first academic year.

Finland Scholarship for the first academic year includes the following:

  • Full cover for the tuition fee plus,
  • EUR 5 000 for the living costs

The scholarship can be applied for on the application form when applying to the programme.

The scholarships are awarded for the 4 first admitted students.

If awarded a Finland Scholarship, the offered place in the programme must be confirmed within 14 days after having been e-mailed the Certificate of Admission and the Scholarship Decision. If not, the admitted student will lose the Finland Scholarship and it will be re-awarded to the next admitted student.
 

SECOND ACADEMIC YEAR: SCHOLARSHIP 

Regular Admission and Rolling Admission

When required to pay a tuition fee, you can apply for

  • a scholarship of EUR 6 000 for the second academic year

if meeting with the requirement of having completed a minimum of 60 ECTS credits of studies included in the personal study plan during the first academic year.

With a possible scholarship the tuition fee is EUR 7 500 for the second academic year.

The required ECTS credits must be included on your Transcript of Records by the end of the first academic year i.e. by July 31.
 

THE FULBRIGHT - LUT UNIVERSITY GRADUATE AWARD

  • The Fulbright student award competition is open to students from the United States of America who have completed at least a Bachelor's Degree.
  • There is a different application period, a separate application process as well as criteria for the Fulbright Scholarship.
  • Further information: Fulbright Student Program - Getting Started

Questions about the LUT scholarships?

scholarships[a]lut.fi