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Tuition fees

Tuition fees

International master’s degree programmes

Citizens of non-EU/EEA countries, who do not have a permanent residence status in Finland, are liable to pay tuition fees. If you are unsure about whether you are subject to tuition fees, please check the FAQ of the Studyinfo website or contact admission@abo.fi.

 Programme  Fee/year for 2023
MDP in Advanced Practice Nursing
10 000 euro
MDP in Biomedical Imaging  12 000 euro
MDP in Governance of Digitalization  10 000 euro
MDP in Information Technology  12 000 euro
MDP in International Law and Human Rights  10 000 euro
MDP in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research  10 000 euro
 MDP in Social Exclusion  10 000 euro
MDP in Sustainable Chemical and Process Engineering  12 000 euro
MDP in Teaching and Learning  10 000 euro

The individual student’s fee will remain the same throughout the completion of the programme. Fees are not charged of students who began their studies before 1 August 2017.

The tuition fee can be paid in one or two installments, the deadline is usually by the last day of registration to each term.

Exempted from the tuition fee
  • exchange students
  • PhD students
  • citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland and individuals with permanent Finnish residence permit or long-term resident’s EU residence permit in Finland.

Åbo Akademi University will waive the tuition fees from asylum seekers living in Finland who have been admitted to a programme where the language of instruction is English.

British citizens, Brexit and tuition fees

During the transition period British students were not liable to the tuition fees. The transition period ended 31 December 2020.

Tuition fees will not be charged

    • from British citizens or their family members who currently reside in Finland and have applied for the right of residence by 30 September 2021.
      Proof of right to residence, or proof that the student has applied for it (from Migri) is sufficient for exemption.
    • from British citizens or their family members who have arrived to Finland between 1 October 2020 and 31 December 2020 and have applied for the right of residence by 31 December 2020. Proof of registration or application (from Migri) is required.

Tuition fees will be charged

    • From British citizens and their family members who arrive to Finland after 1 January 2021.
      Tuition fees will be charged in the same way as from all non-EU/EEA citizens. British citizens may also apply for scholarships.

For instructions on how to apply for the right to residence in accordance with the withdrawal agreement please see https://migri.fi/en/brexit/en
For more information on the Withdrawal agreement please see https://vnk.fi/en/information-about-brexit/withdrawal-agreement
For questions please email admission@abo.fi.

Double Degree programmes

Programme Fee/year
EDISS – Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) Programme on the Engineering of Data-intensive Intelligent Software Systems
  • Students from Partner Countries
  • Students from Programme Countries

9000 euros
4500 euros

The participation cost (i.e. tuition fee) for the double degree EDISS master’s programme is charged from all admitted students (incl. students from the EU/EEA area).

The tuition fee can be paid in one or two installments, the deadline is usually by the last day of registration to each term.

The Programme Countries are: all EU Member States, North Macedonia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey and Serbia.
The Partner Countries are all countries not listed in the programme countries. For an exhaustive list of programme and partner countries as defined in the Erasmus+ Programme Guide please see https://erasmus-plus.ec.europa.eu/programme-guide/part-a/eligible-countries

Updated 30.9.2022