You will find information on the impact of coronavirus on Metropolia's operations on this page. Updated 31 March 2020 11:51.
If you are a student or a member of staff, you will find information in Oma intranet.
Campuses are closed: 18 March -13 May 2020
All Metropolia Campuses are closed over a period of 18 March -13 May. Contact teaching is discontinued on campuses and customer services are on hold. Student services are provided online. As a rule, the staff have shifted to teleworking.
To an applicant
Joint Application I
In order to comply with the Finnish government recommendations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Metropolia’s entrance examinations for degree programmes conducted in English will not be arranged as planned. See the updated entrance examination insructions (applied from 18 March 2020 onwards).
Joint Application II
Universities of Applied Sciences strive to arrange the entrance examinations as planned. Coronavirus situation development and government guidelines are followed nationally, backup plans are made and information is updated as needed. In case of updates, applicants will be notified with updates by email and on Metropolia's website.
All Metropolia campuses will be closed as of March 18, 2020. As a result, it is not possible to submit pre-assignments in person to the Admission Services. Follow the pre-assignment specific instructions (in Finnish).
To a customer
Metropolia´s customer services, such as the Well-being and Health Village learning environments are on hold from 18th March until 13th May 2020. Those who have booked an appointment are contacted personally.
Concerts and events, except webinars, have been canceled or postponed.
Professional Development Studies, Continuing Higher Education and open UAS courses will be converted into online implementations where possible. Registrees are contacted personally.
To a student
Contact teaching on Metropolia Campuses is discontinued from 18th March until 13th May 2020. Teaching is provided through distance teaching in various digital learning environments and as independent studying.
All teaching information is provided to students directly from their degree program and from their teachers.
Internships will be continued if the internship provider considers it possible and if the internship post is judged together with the internship provider to be safe for the student.
The exchange students in Metropolia have been contacted and procedures have been agreed upon.
Metropolia seeks to ensure that, despite the exceptional arrangements, studies will progress according to a normal schedule as well as possible and that students can graduate in the spring semester of 2020. Please contact your Head of Degree Programme for more information.
To a staff member
If it is necessary for a member of staff to carry out their duties on Campus, this will be specifically agreed with the supervisor.
The use of the facilities for research, development and innovation will be specifically agreed with the RDI Director.