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Valentine’s day at Talonpojankatu campus


In Finland, Valentine’s day is about friendship, not only soulmates. The Finnish name Ystävänpäivä means Friends’ day. Read more about this Finnish tradition here. Centria’s students are bringing joy to the Talonpojanku campus on Valentine’s day, 14 Feb...

Applicants rush to Centria’s English taught programmes – applications increase by 41% compared to the previous year.


Centria welcomed a record amount of applications from foreign applicants within the direct application; despite the introduction of tuition fees for non-EU/ETA students. This direct application ended on 30 January 2019 and was open for those applying with a qualification completed outside Finland. A...

Double-degree agreement with NTTU


  Centria University of Applied Sciences and Vietnamese university Tat Thanh University (NTTU), from Ho Chi Minh City, have strengthened their collaboration and signed a Double-degree agreement. This agreement enabled students to receive two degrees upon graduation, one degree from Centria UAS...

Direct applications are now open, and the Admissions Office is here for you!


The application period for applicants applying with a qualification completed outside Finland to the degree programmes conducted in English is open from 9th January 2019 to 30th January 2019.  The following programmes are open for application: Environmental Chemistry and Technology Infor...

New appointments at Centria


Centria University of Applied Sciences’ Board of Directors has made three appointments , that will take effect from 1 January 2019.   Hannele Teir, Licentiate of Economics, will take on the post of Director (Transnational Education). Hannele’s appointment fulfils Centria&rsquo...

Countdown to the direct application


The direct application to Centria University of Applied Sciences’ English-taught degree programmes will open on Wednesday, January 9th, 2019. The programmes open for application are: Full-time studies Business Management, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Environmental Chemistry and Te...

Student Exchange 2019-2020 : Application period December 10th – February 10th 2020


The application round for studies abroad is now open for Centria’s students. Students can apply for studies abroad within the Overseas, the Erasmus+  and China programmes during the academic year 2019-2020 or the autumn semester 2019 or the spring semester 2020. - Going abroad has been...

Application for transfer students 1.-15.11.2018


It is possible to apply as a transfer student to Centria University of Applied during the two first weeks of November through the transfer application. You may apply as a transfer student if you have an ongoing study right in another university of applied sciences in Finland and wish to continue you...

Centria extends its Chinese partnership network to Hubei University of Automotive Technology


Centria University of Applied Sciences has extended its partnership network in China to the renowned Hubei University of Automotive Technology, located in Shiyan City, Central China. Centria’s Vice-President and Director of Education, Hannele Teir and China Programme Coordinator Li Xu visit...

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Upcoming events

Jazz@Kilta, vol.2 22.2.

22.2. klo 21.30 Kilta Bar, Torikatu 19, Kokkola Yhteistyössä Keski-Pohjanmaan konservatorion kanssa.

Taiteilija talossa / Field Trip 5.3.

5.3. klo 19.00 Konservatorion yläsali Petri Hakala Piia Kleemola

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