All Bachelor's or Master's degree students who are not citizens of an EU/EEA country or a citizen of Switzerland and attends their studies in English in Finland are required to pay tuition fees. For EU citizens university education is free of charge.
The fee for non-EU/EEA students at Hanken is 12500 EUR/year.
The tuition fee is to be paid as following:
* First year students are only allowed to register as absent due to legal reasons.
Residence permits exempting from tuition fees
Tuition fees will not concern those non-EU/EEA students who posess:
Validity and requirements concering the residence permits
In order for a permit to be accepted as a ground for exemption from tutition fees, the residence permit needs to be valid on
Note! It is not sufficient to have a card renewal in process, but the student need to hold the sufficient residence permit on the above listed dates.
How is the permit's validity checked?
More information concerning the exemptions to the requirement of tuition fee is found in the national application portal StudyInfo.
Important aspects if you plan to renew your residence permit exempting from tuition fees
Continuing UK degree students are exempt from tuition fees even after the 1st of January 2021 as long as they change their EU registration in Finland to EU right-to-residence in accordance with the withdrawal agreement (with Migri). This change of status must be applied between the 1st of October 2020 and the 30th of September 2021.
- Proof of the EU right to residence (i.e. a relevant residence permit card), or proof that the student has applied for it (from Migri) is sufficient for exemption.
- New UK degree students who have arrived in Finland prior to 31st of December 2020 must have registered 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. Registration or application before the end of 2020 exempts the student from tuition fees even if they start their studies (in degree programmes taught in English) after the 1st of January 2021. Proof of registration (i.e a relevant residence permit card) or pending application (from Migri) is required.