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

The Spring Application 4–18 January 2023

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Apply to LAB

LAB offers a variety of opportunities in the fields of

Design and Fine Arts
◆ Tourism and Hospitality
◆ Technology
Health Care and Social Services

Degree Programmes in the Spring Application

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Bachelor of Culture and Arts

◆ Sustainable Design Business 

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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
◆ Industrial Mechanical Engineering
◆ Sustainable Solutions Engineering 

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Master of Business Administration

◆ Business Innovation Culture and Creativity

Timetable for the Spring Application 2023

August 2023 intake

1 Dec 2022 Culture and Arts pre-assignments are published
4 Jan at 8 a.m. (Finnish time, UTC/GMT + 2) Online system opens
18 Jan at 3 p.m. (Finnish time, UTC/GMT + 2) System closes
25 Jan at 3 p.m. (Finnish time, UTC/GMT + 2) Attachments must be uploaded to the application
by 2 June 2023 Student selection results will be published at the latest
by 14 July at 3 p.m. (Finnish time, UTC/GMT + 3) Deadline for accepting the offered study place
Late August 2023 Studies begin
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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.

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.


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

LAB – The Best of Both Worlds

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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