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

Apply by September 14 and start your studies in January 2023.

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

Timetable for the Autumn's application

January 2023 intake

31 August Online application system opens
14 September at 3 pm Online application system closes
to be confirmed 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

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