According to the Finnish legislation every student is required to enroll for the next academic year as present or absent.

Students accepted during autumn 2018 are required to enroll as present or absent for spring semester 2019 by Tuesday the 11th of December, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. Finnish time, or by the later date and time given to an applicant accepted from the waiting list.

Enrolment can be done with the confirmation form attached to the acceptance letter by Tuesday the 11th of December, 2018, if no other date and time are given.

The return address is:
Satakunta University of Applied Sciences
Admissions Office
PL 1001
FI-28101 PORI

You can also accept the study place and enroll electronically. You can accept the study place electronically on My Studyinfo -service, if you have Finnish internet banking codes, Finnish electronic ID-card or mobile certificate. Enrolment has to be done by Tuesday the 11th of December, 2018.

According to the Polytechnic act 1st year student can enroll as absent only, if he/she:

  • is carrying out his military service or civilian service or her voluntary military service according to Finnish legislation
  • is on maternity, paternity or parental leave or
  • is unable to start one's studies because of sickness or injury.

If you are enrolling as absent in Satakunta University of Applied Sciences for spring semester 2019, you are required to provide a document about the statutory reason of your absence. The document (e.g. a copy of draft letter, decision on paternal grant or medical certificate) should be delivered personally or by post to the Admissions Office by Tuesday the 11th of December, 2018, if no other date and time are given.

As present student you can carry out studies: enroll to and participate in study modules, get them evaluated, participate in practical training, complete thesis, apply for the Degree Certificate and graduate. Finnish students with the present status are also entitled to Finnish study grant.

As absent student you cannot carry out studies or receive study grant.

If you don’t confirm the study place you have been offered and enroll for the spring semester, you will lose your study place. Once non-confirmed and lost study place will not be returned.