The LAB University of Applied Sciences operates in the cities of Lahti and Lappeenranta, Finland, and also provides education online. 

Application Autumn 2022

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Autumn's Application period 31 August – 14 September

The ap­pli­ca­tion period has ended – we thank all the applicants! 💎 The next application period for English-taught degree programmes is in January. 

Timetable for the Autumn's application

January 2023 intake

31 August The online application system opens
14 September at 3 pm The online application system closes
28 September at 10 am (first phase) Entrance examinations
25 November Student selection results will be published at the latest
2 December at 3 pm Deadline for accepting the offered study place
13 December Waiting list closes
January 2023 Studies begin

Degree Programmes in the Autumn Application

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Bachelor of Business Administration

◆ Business Information Technology

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Bachelor of Business Administration

◆ International Business

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Master of Engineering

◆ Urban Sustainability

Steps for Admission

1. Apply online at
2. Upload attachment(s) to your application.
3. Take an online entrance exam or provide a SAT-test result.
4. Wait for the results until the given date.
5. Accept the study place if offered.
6. Enroll for the academic year.
7. Get a residence permit if needed.
8. Start studies.


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Am I required to pay tuition fees?

Take a look at the tuition fees and scholarships: The higher education institutions in Finland collect tuition fees from students outside the EU/EEA area.

LAB – The Best of Both Worlds

Application Spring 2022

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Thank you for applying!

We got 4 867 applications during the first application period of the year 2022. We thank all the applicants! 

See the information about entrance exams and pre-reading materials:

Degree Programmes in the Spring Application

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Bachelor of Culture and Arts

◆ Industrial Design
◆ Packaging and Brand Design 

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Bachelor of Health Care

◆ Paramedic

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Bachelor of Hospitality Management

◆ Tourism and Hospitality Management

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Bachelor of Business Administration

◆ International Business


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Bachelor of Engineering

◆ Industrial Information Technology
◆ Mechanical Engineering
◆ Sustainable Solutions Engineering 

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Master of Business Administration

◆ International Tourism and Event Management

Timetable for the Spring Application 2022

August 2022 intake

5 Jan Online system opens
5 Jan Possible pre-reading material is published
19 Jan at 3 p.m. (Finnish time, UTC/GMT + 2) System closes
by 3 June Student selection results will be published at the latest
by 15 July at 3 p.m. Deadline for accepting the offered study place
2 August Waiting list closes
Late August 2022 Studies begin


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Contact us

Admission Services, Lahti
Lahti Campus
+358 44 708 1385 or +358 44 708 1386
admissionsatlab [dot] fi
Admission Services, Lappeenranta
Lappeenranta Campus
admissionsatlab [dot] fi