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January 2021 application period has now started

In 2021 Centria University of Applied Sciences organizes two application rounds for bachelor’s degree programmes. The first one is the January 2021 application round which is meant for applicants who have completed their qualification outside Finland. The application round is arranged between 4 – 22 January, 2021.

In the January 2021 application round, Centria UAS offers the following English-conducted Bachelor's degree programmes:

Bachelor of Business Administration, Business Management

Bachelor of Business Administration, Business Management Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Bachelor of Business Administration, International Business (part-time studies)

Bachelor of Engineering, Business Intelligence Technologies

Bachelor of Engineering, Environmental Chemistry and Technologies

Bachelor of Engineering, Information Technology

Bachelor of Engineering, Industrial Management

Bachelor of Health Care, Nursing

For this specific direct application round, the following education gives applicants eligibility to apply for Bachelor's programmes:

  • International Baccalaureate completed outside Finland
  • Reifeprüfung completed outside Finland
  • European baccalaureate completed outside Finland
  • Foreign education that gives eligibility to apply to higher education in the country in question


The student selection is done based on an online entrance examination and either a video made by the applicant according to the instructions or a valid IELTS result equal to or greater than 6.0.

Online entrance exams will be based on pre-reading materials. The materials are published on our website. There are three pre-reading materials, one per each field. If an applicant applies for programmes from different fields (for example Nursing and Business Management), he or she needs to read two pre-reading materials and participate in two entrance exams. The online entrance exams are arranged as follows:

  • 26 January 2021 Bachelors of Business Administration (Business Management, Enterprise Resource Planning, International Business)
  • 27 January 2021 Bachelors of Engineering (Business Intelligence Technologies, Environmental Chemistry and Technology, Information Technology, Industrial Management)
  • 28 January 2021 Bachelor of Health Care (Nursing)

More information about applying in January 2021

More information about 2021 application rounds


January 2021 application timeline


Further information:

Admissions Services, admissions@centria.fi, tel. +358 40 808 6604

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