Fact Sheet

Metropolia, Finland’s largest university of applied sciences, educates the professionals of tomorrow in the fields of Culture, Business, Health Care and Social Services and Technology. Welcome to join us as a student or a partner!

Semester Dates

Courses for Exchange Students

Application Information

Application periods for incoming exchange students are following:

  • Autumn Semester and Full Academic Year: 15 March - 1 May
  • Spring Semester: 15 September - 1 November

Application guideline STEP-by-STEP


The application periods for exchange student housing at the Foundation for Student Housing in the Helsinki Region (HOAS) are:

  • 1 April - 5 May for students applying for the autumn semester/full academic year
  • 1 October - 5 November for students applying for the spring semester.

NB! Due to the limited number of furnished exchange student rooms, please note that applying by the deadline does not guarantee housing at HOAS.

Other accommodation options can be found from the private market and through temporary housing options.

Contact Information