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International master programmes

Invest in your future! Choose Åbo Akademi University and one of our international master’s degree programmes!

We currently offer nine different programmes in a number of different fields. Our university is known for good teacher-student relations, small groups and good possibilities to get individual support within the studies.

Who can apply?

You are an eligible applicant for Master’s level studies if

  • you have a nationally recognized bachelor’s degree or equivalent to at least 180 ECTS or to three years of full-time study from an accredited institution of higher education,
  • you meet the language requirements
  • you meet the programme specific requirements; i.e. your degree is in a relevant field for the Master’s degree programme that you’re applying to

If you are graduating after the application deadline, you may apply on the condition that the required application documents are submitted and arrive at Åbo Akademi by 31 July 2023 at 3:00 pm (Helsinki time).

If you are required to take the TOEFL, IELTS, PTE Academic test, C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency test in order to meet the language requirements (most applicants have to take one of these tests), please sign up for the test immediately.

The next application period for the International Master’s Degree Programmes taught in English is from January 4th 8:00 am to January 18th 3:00 pm (Helsinki time) 2023.

There is only one intake per year and the application form will be available online at Studyinfo only during the application period.
In the same online application you can also apply for our scholarships. Studies always start in August.


For information on deadlines and step-by-step instructions on how to apply please see Apply to an international master’s programme .

Updated 18.1.2023