The Bachelor's Programme in Science has two separate admission processes with different application periods. The correct application period is determined by your previous education.
The application period for Admission group 1 is now open. The deadline to apply is on 4 Jan 2023 at 15:00 (UTC+2). After reading the instructions on this page carefully, you can submit your application online at the Finnish national application system Studyinfo.fi where also the admission requirements can be found.
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The Bachelor's Programme in Science offers an interdisciplinary education that will enable you to work on the cutting edge of exciting basic research and application development in chemistry, computer and data science, mathematics and physics.
The admitted students have the right, after completion of their BSc degree, to continue in one of the nine MSc programmes of the Faculty of Science at the University of Helsinki.
The Bachelor's Programme in Science has two application periods. The correct application period depends on your previous education. Please note that you cannot select a preferred application period, nor can you submit an application during both application periods.
Have you completed, or will complete by summer 2023, one of the following diplomas?
If yes, you are in admission group 2 and must submit your application during the application period between 15–30 March 2023 (application period closes at 15.00 UTC+3). The admission is based on the matriculation examination or equivalent.
If not, you are in admission group 1 and must submit your application during the application period between 1 December 2022 – 4 January 2023 (application period closes at 15.00 UTC+2). The admission is based on the scores of SAT Subject Tests or SAT section tests.
You cannot select the application period of your preference even though you would have two certificates. For example, holders of the Finnish matriculation examination certificate must always apply during the application period for admission group 2.
Check out the admission requirements and procedures more in detail at Studyinfo, the Finnish national application portal.
When applying to the Bachelor’s Programme in Science, you have to submit all the required documents as instructed and within the deadlines.
Ensure that the required educational documents are correctly certified and can be submitted as instructed by the University of Helsinki.
If your educational documents require translations, use official translators.
You need to meet the English language requirements. Find out how to prove your English language skills.
If you must apply in the Admission group 1 on 1 Dec 2022 – 4 Jan 2023, you are ranked based on the total score for two SAT Subject Tests or two SAT section tests. Make sure to register for the SAT in time! Please note that College Board does not organise SAT Subject Tests anymore, but you may apply with your previously completed SAT Subject Tests. In such case note that the tests cannot have been completed more than two years prior to the application deadline. Please also note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic there might be limited testing capacity in certain areas. Dates and deadlines of SAT tests on the College Board website.
Please take into consideration that it might take time to complete a language test or get your educational documents certified. Also, if you need to take SAT tests, you need to register for them before the application period starts. Therefore, it is highly recommended to start preparing your documents well in advance.
When the correct application period for you starts, you must submit your application online at the Finnish national application portal Studyinfo. Please note that the online application form is open and can be submitted only during the application periods.
Submit your application well in advance. The application period always ends at 15.00 Finnish time, which is also when the online application form at Studyinfo will close.
If you applied to the Bachelor's Programme in Science, please read the guide for accepted and rejected applicants.
The applicants are informed about the admission results by email to the address submitted on the application form. The admission results will also be available at the My Studyinfo service.
The letter with the admission results will also include information about how to accept the study place. If you are offered a study place, you must accept it no later than 14 July 2023 at 15.00 local Finnish time.
If your admission was conditional, remember to submit the required documents by deadline.
In addition to accepting the study place, you will also have to register as an attending or non-attending student.
However, please remember the one place rule. If you are offered more than one study place, you may accept only one right to pursue studies leading to a higher education degree starting the same term. More information about the provision of one student place.