How to apply for exchange


Here are the instruction on applying for exchange:

  1. Learn about the different study opportunities for your study field. A list of Universities is found in Host Universities abroad folder
  2. Fill out the online application form for Exchange studies. You will need choose 3 (different) options, in your preferred order.
  3. Make one motivation letter (free format, max 1 page) where you also state to which 3 Universities you are applying. The letter can inclue e.g. an introduction about yourself, in what stage are you in your studies, explanation why you want to study abroad, your plans for the future etc. 
  4. Download your transcript (Personal study plan) from Peppi.
  5. Send your motivation letter and transcript of records attached by e-mail to Only students who have filled out the online application form and have brought the attachments/or sent them by e-mail,  have a valid application. Incomplete applications will not be processed.
  6. We will hold interviews if we have many applicants for the same place (usually USA and Canada).
  7. Since the application is non-stop, you will hear about your selection by e-mail a couple of weeks after your application.


Health Africa

Students of Health Care and Social Services can apply for placements in Uganda and Kenya through this network. Placements are for 3 months. (September – December, February – May)

Partner Universities in Africa   


Instructions how to apply:

Fill in the application form of Health Africa Network found here.

Attachments of application:

  • Transcript of Records
  • Copy of Passport
  • Motivation Letter with Photo


Application round, once a year: November – February 

Submit your applications to Senior Lecturer Merja Seppälä 

For more information:

Ms. Merja Seppälä Senior Lecturer, Student Counsellor (


Internship application hoitoala/nursing

Welcome to apply for an internship within the Nursing (Hoitoala) programs.

Instructions how to apply:

  1. Fill out the online application form
  2. Prepare a Motivation Letter, where you will tell us about yourself, as well as write about your motives for the internship, where you wish to do it etc. 
  3. Create a PDF file of your Transcript of Records (ToR) found in Peppi and send these two documents to by

Please contact Kati Kotka ( with questions related to the application and Katja Heikkiniemi (  related to issues related to the content of the internship (What practice you should do)

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