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

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.

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 for the Non-EU/EEA Citizens

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

To prove LUT University of being exempted from paying a tuition fee based on a Residence Permit Card issued by Finnish Immigration Service, you must upload a copy for your Residence Permit Card to your application form.

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.

Exceptions for the UK Citizens

After the United Kingdom having left the European Union, the UK citizens are now following the same rules regarding to the tuition fee and scholarships as the other non-EU/EEA citizens, while the application period for Brexit permits in Finland was closed on 30 September 2021.

The following exceptions are related to the UK citizens living in Finland since before 1 January 2021:

1. If having been living in Finland since before 1 January 2021 and having been issued a Brexit permit by 30 September 2021, you are exempted from paying a tuition fee.
To prove of being exempted, please upload a scan for your Residence Permit Card with a Right of Residence under the Withdrawal Agreement.

2. If having been living in Finland since before 1 January 2021 and having been applied for a Brexit permit by 30 September 2021 but still waiting for your Residence Permit Card, you may be exempted from paying a tuition fee.
To prove of being exempted, please upload a statement by Finnish Immigration Service for having applied for a right of residence or, for a permanent right of residence under the Withdrawal Agreement.

3. 2. If having been living in Finland since before 1 January 2021 and not having applied for a Brexit permit by 30 September 2021, please see further information at About Brexit by Finnish Immigration Service (MIGRI) about whether you would still be able to apply for a right of residence or, for a permanent right of residence under the Withdrawal Agreement under certain conditions.

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

 

FIRST ACADEMIC YEAR: EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT

Regular 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 within three weeks from the date of having received your Certificate of Admission.

The ultimate and final deadline to confirm the place is however, always 30 April 2022 at 15:00 (UTC+3) without any exceptions.

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 within three weeks from the date of having received your Certificate of Admission.
 

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, Electric Transportation Systems and 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 Finland Scholarship will be awarded in the order of the highest points scored in the evaluation process among the ones being eligible for the scholarship and having applied for it.

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

The admitted student will claim the awarded Finland Scholarship by confirming his/her place in the programme by the deadline of 30 April 2022 at 15:00 (UTC+3). If the admitted student does not confirm the offered place in the programme by the given deadline, s/he will automatically lose the awarded Finland Scholarship along with the offered place in the programme as the DL for confirming the place being the same as well.

The condition for Finland Scholarship is that the student starts his/her studies in Finland as expected. 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.
 

Rolling Admission

NOTE: All Finland Scholarships have now been awarded in Rolling Admission - there are no more Finland Scholarships available.

A total of 4 Finland Scholarships are offered in Rolling Admission for the first academic year.
Note: The following programmes are not included in Rolling Admission: Biorefineries, Circular Economy, Electric Transportation Systems and Water Technology.
Note: No Finland Scholarships awarded in Industrial Design Engineering.

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 two weeks from the date of having received the Certificate of Admission. 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 will be awarded

  • 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 will be automatically checked for and they must be included on your Transcript of Records by the end of the first academic year i.e. by 31 July. If the requirement for the minimum ECTS credits is met with, you will automatically be awarded a scholarship of EUR 6 000 for the second academic year.

 

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