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Tuition Fees and Scholarships

Tuition Fees

Here you can find information concerning the tuition fees and scholarships of Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK)

Tuition Fees

Tuition Fees for January 2020 intake and thereafter

Non-EU/EEA students

  • Tuition fee for Bachelor’s degree studies: €9700/academic year
  • Tuition fee for Master’s degree studies: €11 700 / academic year

Due to the Coronavirus-pandemic, we have changed our tuition fee policy for 2021/2022 academic year. Student who start their studies in Autumn 2021 can pay their first year´ tuition fee in three installments.

If you choose to pay your tuition fee in installments, the payments are due as follows:

Bachelor’s degree studies

16 July 2021 – 2425€ for Module 1
1 October 2021 – 2425€ for Module 2
1 December 2021 – 4850€ for the Spring Semester

Master’s degree studies

16 July 2021 – 2925€ for Module 1
1 October 2021 – 2925€ for Module 2
1 December 2021 – 5850€ for the Spring Semester

You can pay your tuition fee in full or in bigger installments if you wish.

Applicants who have been accepted study at HAMK will get detailed instructions how to pay the tuition fee.

Please notice: tuition fees are charged directly by HAMK and should never be paid through third parties (i.e. educational agents).

There will be no tuition fee for non-EU/EEA students

  • who have started their studies before 1 August 2017
  • who have accepted the study place in the 2016 joint application and have enrolled as absent
  • who study in degree programmes taught in Finnish
  • who have an EU Blue Card granted in Finland
  • who have a continuous residence permit card in Finland, type A permit
  • who have a permanent residence permit card in Finland, type P permit
  • who have an EU Family Member’s Residence Card in Finland
  • who have an EU residence permit for third-country citizens with long-term residence permit card in Finland (Type P-EU)
  • UK-citizens who have proof from the Finnish Immigration Services that they have registered, or applied to register, their EU right to residence in Finland . New UK degree students who have arrived in Finland prior to 31st of December 2020 must register their right to residence (in accordance with the withdrawal agreement) between the 1st of October 2020 and the 31st of December 2020 to be exempt from tuition fees.

If you are unsure about whether you need to pay tuition fees or not, check the ‘Am I required to pay tuition fees?‘ section at Studyinfo.fi.

Exemption from tuition fees

Students are required to provide one of the following documents to be exempted from paying tuition fees:

  • EU Blue Card granted in Finland
  • Continuous residence permit card in Finland, Type A permit
  • EU Family Member’s Residence Card in Finland
  • Permanent residence permit card in Finland, Type P permit
  • EU residence permit for third-country citizens with long term residence permit card in Finland (Type P-EU)

Please notice: if you receive one of the documents mentioned above at any point of the admission process, please provide us the document immediately.

EU/EEA students

There will be no tuition fee for EU/EEA citizens. Check the specific list of the EU/EEA countries here.

Students are required to provide one of the following documents to be exempted from paying tuition fees:

  • Passport or identity card to indicate the citizenship of EU/EEA/Switzerland (citizens of Finland are not required to provide proof of their citizenship as it will be verified from the population register)

We reserve the right to change these terms.

Tuition Fees for September 2019 intake and before

Please note, if you start your studies in September 2019 or before, this information will apply for the whole duration of your studies!

Non-EU/EEA students

  • Tuition fee for Bachelor’s degree studies: €8700/academic year
  • Tuition fee for Master’s degree studies: €9700/academic year

The tuition fee must be paid at the time of confirming the study place. The fee must be paid at once and cannot be paid in installments. Please notice: tuition fees are charged directly by HAMK and should never be paid through third parties (i.e. educational agents).

There will be no tuition fee for non-EU/EEA students

  • who have started their studies before 1 August 2017
  • who have accepted the study place in the 2016 joint application and have enrolled as absent
  • study in degree programmes taught in Finnish
  • have an EU Blue Card granted in Finland
  • have a continuous residence permit card in Finland, type A permit
  • have a permanent residence permit card in Finland, type P permit
  • have an EU Family Member’s Residence Card in Finland
  • have an EU residence permit for third-country citizens with long-term residence permit card in Finland (Type P-EU)

If you are unsure about whether you need to pay tuition fees or not, check the ‘Am I required to pay tuition fees?‘ section at Studyinfo.fi.

Exemption from tuition fees

Students are required to provide one of the following documents to be exempted from paying tuition fees:

  • EU Blue Card granted in Finland
  • Continuous residence permit card in Finland, Type A permit
  • EU Family Member’s Residence Card in Finland
  • Permanent residence permit card in Finland, Type P permit
  • EU residence permit for third-country citizens with long term residence permit card in Finland (Type P-EU)

Please notice: if you receive one of the documents mentioned above at any point of the admission process, please provide us the document immediately.

EU/EEA students

There will be no tuition fee for EU/EEA citizens. Check the specific list of the EU/EEA countries here.

Students are required to provide one of the following documents to be exempted from paying tuition fees:

  • Passport or identity card to indicate the citizenship of EU/EEA/Switzerland (citizens of Finland are not required to provide proof of their citizenship as it will be verified from the population register)

We reserve the right to change these terms.

 

Scholarships

Scholarships for January 2020 intake and thereafter

Scholarships for nationals of non-EU and non-EEA countries 

 HAMK’s scholarship programme is available for the nationals of non-EU and non-EEA countries who are studying for a degree in HAMK’s English-taught degree programmes. The nationals of non-EU and non-EEA countries are obliged to pay the annual tuition fee.  

 From 1.1.2020 onwards, HAMK grants scholarships based on Finnish language skills. The scholarship programme awards students who gain at least the basic skills of Finnish language during their degree studies at HAMK. The aim of HAMK’s scholarship programme is to support the future employment of international degree students in Finland by encouraging students to gain good level of Finnish language during their studies.  

 Students can be awarded with a scholarships two times during their studies, based on their level of Finnish language and provided that their studies progress with 60 ECTS credits per academic year at HAMK. The Finnish language skills are evaluated by exam results (see below: Finnish language tests)

 1. Scholarship: Basic User of Finnish language (CERF level-A2): 3200 € 

2. Scholarship: Independent User of Finnish language – (CERF level B1): 6500€ 

Please note: the students who have started their degree studies before 2020, will continue to be awarded with scholarship based solely on study progression. The scholarship programme, which applied at the start of their studies, will apply for the whole duration of their studies. 

Finnish language tests

Dates and venues

Finnish language tests are arranged twice a year at HAMK’s campuses.
1 October 2021
1 February 2022

Campuses: Forssa, Hämeenlinna, Riihimäki and Valkeakoski

Instructions

  1. Bring your own computer and headphones. You will also need a microphone.
  2. You will receive an email with a sign up link for the test about three weeks before the test day. After signing up you will receive a code for the test system about one week before the test.
  3. You will get your test result in three weeks.
  4. The first test is free of charge but if you need to retake the test you will have to pay 108 €. Retaking the test means you need to do the whole test.
  5. The test consists of four parts
    • Reading comprehension and writing (approx. 2 hours)
    • Listening comprehension and speaking (approx. 1 hour)

Contents of language tests in level A2 and B1

Reading comprehension (A2 and B1)
You will read approximately five texts and answer questions. The questions are either true/false, multiple choice, or open questions.

Writing (A2 and B1)
You will need to write three different texts.

Listening comprehension (A2 and B1)
You will be listening to messages, news, or dialogues, and answering a set of questions about what you hear. The questions are either true/false, multiple choice, or open questions.

Speaking (A2)
There are three tasks: an individual long turn (speaking at length about a given topic), an interview, and expressing an opinion. You will be interacting with a computer.

Speaking (B1)
There are three tasks: an individual long turn (speaking at length about a given topic), reacting in everyday situations, and expressing your opinion. You will be interacting with a computer.

Scholarships for September 2019 intake and before

Please note, if you start your studies in September 2019 or before, this information will apply for the whole duration of your studies!

Bachelor’s degree studies

HAMK will offer you a scholarship of 45% of your annual tuition fee if your studies at HAMK have progressed according to the schedule below.

In order to receive the scholarship, you need to complete:

  • 27 ECTS credits in the first academic semester (August – December)
  • 55 ECTS credits in each academic year (August – July)

The scholarship for Bachelor’s degree studies will be granted annually after the student has fulfilled the conditions of the scholarship. The scholarship can be granted at the earliest after studying for one semester.

The maximum duration of the scholarships is the estimated studying time: 3.5 years in the Degree Programme in International Business and 4 years in the Bachelor of Engineering degree programmes.

We reserve the right to any changes.

Master’s degree studies

HAMK offers a scholarship of 30% of the annual tuition fee to those students who have completed 45 ECTS credits each academic year.

The HAMK scholarship for Master’s degree studies will be granted once a year after the student has fulfilled the conditions of the scholarship.

We reserve the right to any changes.

 

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