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How to apply for exchange

 The application round for Study Exchange for AY 2022-2023 is now open! 


Here are the instructions on applying for an exchange:

  1. Learn about the different study opportunities for your study field. A list of Universities is found in the Host Universities abroad folder
  2. Fill out the online application form for Exchange studies. You will need to choose 3 (different) options, in your preferred order.
  3. Make one motivation letter where you also state to which 3 Universities you are applying. The letter can include e.g. an introduction about yourself, in what stage are you in your studies, an explanation of 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 international@centria.fi. 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 the USA and Canada).
  7. You will hear about your selection by e-mail a couple of weeks after the application period is over. 


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 on how to apply:

Fill in the application form of the 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 our Lecturer Anne Jaakonaho

For more information:

Ms. Anne Jaakonaho, anne.jaakonaho@centria.fi 


Internship application hoitoala/nursing

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

Instructions on 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 international@centria.fi by

Please contact Jyrki Rajala (jyrki.rajala@centria.fi) with questions related to the application and Katja Heikkiniemi (katja.heikkiniemi@centria.fi)  related to issues related to the content of the internship (What practice you should do)

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