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

Students accepted during autumn 2023 are required to enrol as present or absent for the spring term 2024 by Friday the 1th of December, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. Finnish time, or by the later date and time given to an applicant accepted from the waiting list.

You can accept the study place and enrol 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 Friday the 1th of December, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. Finnish time.

If you can’t accept the study place and enrol electronically, please contact Admissions Office by email: admissions@samk.fi

According to the Polytechnic act 1st year student can enrol 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 the spring term 2024, 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 or by email to the Admissions Office by Friday the 1th of December, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. Finnish time if no other date and time are given.

As present student you can carry out studies: enrol 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 enrol for the spring term 2024, you will lose your study place. Once non-confirmed and lost study place will not be returned.