Basic information

Name of institution

Metropolia University of Applied Sciences

Metropolia Ammattikorkeakoulu (FIN)

Erasmus code

SF HELSINK41

Erasmus University Charter Number

242663-EPP-1-2014-1-FI-EPPKA3-ECHE

PIC

997340033

President

Ms Riitta Konkola

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!

Academic Calendar

Field of business

Semester 1, Autumn 2018

International Business and Logistics
European Business Administration

  • 20 August, 2018 – 14 December, 2018
  • Orientation for exchange students 21 August - 24 August, 2018 

Business Informatics, Master's

  • 13 August - 14 December, 2018
  • Orientation for exchange students 16 August, 2018

NOTE! Degree programme specific dates will be confirmed in the acceptance letters

Semester 2, Spring 2019

  • 7 January, 2019 - 17 May, 2019 - final dates to be confirmed 
  • Orientation for exchange students: during the week of 7 January - 11 January, 2019

Field of culture and creative industries

Semester 1, Autumn 2018

  • 22 August, 2018 - 21 December, 2018 (Design students: 17 August - 21 December, 2018)
  • Orientation for exchange students: 22 August - 24 August, 2018  (Design students: 17 August, 2018)

Semester 2, Spring 2019

Dates will be confirmed

Field of health care and social services

Semester 1, Autumn 2018

  • 22 August, 2017 - 21 December, 2018
  • Orientation for exchange students: 20 August - 21 August, 2018 

Semester 2, Spring 2019

  • 24 January, 2019 - 24 May, 2019
  • Orientation for exchange students: 24 - 25 January, 2019

Field of technology

Semester 1, Autumn 2018

Information Technology

  • 16 August, 2018 - 14 December, 2018
  • Orientation for exchange students: 16 -17 August 

Industrial Management, Automotive Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

  • 24 August, 2018 - 14 December, 2018
  • Orientation for exchange students: 24 August 

Electronics, Laboratory Sciences, Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering and Degree programme in Energy and Environmental Technology

  • 7 September, 2018 - 14 December, 2018
  • Orientation for exchange students: 7 September 

Semester 2, Spring 2019

  • 10 January, 2019 - 24 May, 2019
  • Orientation for exchange students: 10 - 11 January

Courses for Exchange Students

Business

Business

Check first what you need to know when selecting courses.

Courses for Incoming Exchange Students

The following course list is available for exchange students from an institution the Business school has and exchange agreement with and who have been nominated to the Business school by their home institution.

Curricula and course information for incoming Double Degree students for the academic year 2018-2019

Technology

Technology

Check first what you need to know when selecting courses.

Courses for Incoming Exchange Students

Bachelor's Degree Programmes conducted in English:

  • Electronics, Albertinkatu unit/Helsinki: autumn 2018 / spring 2019
  • Sustainable Building Engineering, Myllypuro unit/Helsinki: spring 2019
  • Information Technology, Leppävaara unit/Espoo: autumn 2018 / spring 2019 (list being updated, confirmation for some courses pending)
    • Majors in:
      • Major in Software Engineering (autumn and spring)
      • Major in Smart Systems (autumn and spring)
      • Major in IoT and Cloud Computing (autumn and spring) (NOTE! Very limited number of places during spring 2019)
      • Major in Mobile Solutions (only 3rd year courses during autumn semester)
    • Minors in:
      • Minor in Media Technology (only in spring, to be confirmed)
      • Minor in Software Engineering (only in spring, to be confirmed)
      • Minor in Game Applications (only in spring, to be confirmed)
      • Minor in Mobile Solutions (only in spring, to be confirmed)
      • International Semester in Health Technology (only in spring, teaching at the Leppävaara unit)

International Semesters conducted in English:

Study opportunities for exchange students in Degree Programmes in Finnish

  • Automotive Engineering: Project in Metropolia Formula-team (10-30 ECTS), see more information. Students applying for a project in Metropolia Formula-team will be interviewed via Skype before acceptance.
  • Degree Programme in ICT, major in Health Technology: Innovation Project (10 ECTS, only in autumn)
  • Mechanical Engineering: Innovation Project (10 ECTS)

Exchange Student Intake

Please note that some degree programmes have limitations to the intake for incoming exchange students.

To avoid the risk of time-table clashes the incoming exchange students are recommended to take courses mainly from one degree programme. Please also note that certain courses are organised only if there are enough registrations for the course.

For International Semesters, it is only possible to choose the whole package of approximately 30 ECTS.

ICT Summer School

The ICT Summer School mentioned in the above section Studies for all exchange students is particularly suitable for students in technology programmes. It is held in August and is open to exchange students from partner institutions free of charge. See more on the ICT Summer School website.

Projects

Incoming exchange students are advised to primarily choose courses from the field of technology degree programmes where tuition is organised in English. Project opportunities are available only in a few programmes.

If you are interested in a project, please indicate it clearly in your application. Include your CV in the application and propose a topic or a theme for the project. The international coordinators will contact you on whether the project is possible.

Culture and Creative Industries

Culture

Check first what you need to know when selecting courses.

Courses for Incoming Exchange Students (course lists for spring 2019 will be updated by 15 September)

Health Care and Social Services

Health Care and Social Services

Check first what you need to know when selecting courses.

International Semester Programme 2018-2019

The degree programmes in health care and social services welcome exchange students to apply for the International Semester Programme. The International Semester Programme is offered in most degree programmes during autumn and spring semesters.

The International Semester programme (30 ects) includes:

Degree Programme in Elderly Care co-operates with the degree programme in Social Services. Incoming Exchange Students may select courses from Social services professional studies. 

Degree Programme in Osteopathy welcomes Students From partner universities and networks for International Week organized during spring semester.

Biomedical Laboratory Science, Emergency Care, Midwifery, Nursing, Oral Hygiene, Public Health Nursing, Radiography and Radiotherapy course offering coming soon

Studies for all Exchange Students

Language courses

Finnish Language Courses

Exchange students studying at Metropolia can familiarise themselves with Finnish language and culture by taking the course Finnish for Exchange Students (3-5 ECTS). The course is offered free of charge for exchange students. Several Finnish courses are organised on different campuses each semester.

Spring semester 2019: Several courses will be organised during spring semester 2019. Course information will be updated soon.

Autumn semester 2018:

  • Finnish for exchange students XX00CL91-3007, 3 ects
    • 22.8.-9.10. at 12.30-15.30 at Bulevardi campus
  • Finnish for exchange students XXXAB02-3041, 3 ects
    • 11.9.-4.12. at 16.30-18.45 at Bulevardi campus
  • Finnish for exchange students, XXXAB02-3042, 3 ects 
    • 30.8.-14.12. at 14.00-15.45 at Leppävaara campus
  • Finnish for exchange students,  XXXAB02-3040, 3 ects
    • time to be confirmed, at Myyrmäki campus
  • Finnish for Foreigners, LX00DC60-3002, 5 ects (NOTE! this course is primarily for Business school students, but students from other fields can also participate if there are places left)
    • 27.8.-10.12. at 14-17 at Myyrmäki campus

Other language courses

  • TANDEM Deutsch-Finnisch (XX00AC19-3003) on Bulevardi campus, TBC
  • A selection of language courses (French, German, Spanish) are offered by the Metropolia Business School and organised at the Leiritie campus. Courses are available for exchange students if they have free places.

Study Tour to St. Petersburg (3 ECTS)

This 8-day/5-day study tour is organised twice a year (to be confirmed for academic year 2018-2019). The tour is designed to introduce the students to Russian business and academic culture. The detailed course information and instructions for enrolment will be announced in the intranet OMA at the beginning of each semester. 


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


Accommodation

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 are Private Market and Temporary Housing Options.



Contact Information

Business

Business

Ms Terhi Topi, International Coordinator (outgoing student exchange)
address: Leiritie 1, 01600 Vantaa, Finland
tel +358 (0)40 652 7661
e-mail: terhi.topi(at)metropolia.fi

  • Degree Programmes (Bachelor’s): Business and Administration, International Business and Logistics (tuition in English), European Management (tuition in English), European Business Administration (tuition in English)
  • Degree Programmes (Master’s): Business Informatics (tuition in English), Entrepreneurship and Business Competence

Ms Kaisa Meghjee-Salminen, International Coordinator (incoming student exchange)
address: Leiritie 1, 01600 Vantaa, Finland
tel +358 (0)40 673 8443
e-mail: kaisa.meghjee-salminen(at)metropolia.fi

Culture and Creative Industries

Culture and Creative Industries

Ms Kaisa Meghjee-Salminen, International Coordinator (incoming student exchange)
address: Hämeentie 135D, 00560, Finland
tel +358 (0)40 673 8443
e-mail: kaisa.meghjee-salminen(at)metropolia.fi

  • Degree Programmes (Bachelor’s): Film and Television, Live Performance Technology, Media (3D Animation, Digital Media, Graphic Design)
  • Degree Programmes (Master’s): Media Production and Management

Ms Tia-Maria Sjöblom, International Coordinator (outgoing student exchange)
address: Hämeentie 135D, 00560 Helsinki, Finland
tel +358 (0)50 597 3249
e-mail: tia-maria.sjoblom(at)metropolia.fi

  • Degree Programmes (Bachelor’s): Conservation, Cultural Management, Design (Industrial, Interior and Textile Design), Fashion and Clothing, Music
  • Degree Programmes (Master’s): Conservation, Cultural Management, Fashion and Clothing, Music

Health Care and Social Services

Health Care and Social Services

Ms Katariina Alava, International Coordinator
address: Tukholmankatu 10, 00290 Helsinki, Finland
tel +358 (0)40 653 3345
e-mail: katariina.alava(at)metropolia.fi

  • Degree Programmes (Bachelor’s): Biomedical Laboratory Science, Emergency Care, Nursing (Nursing, Public Health Nursing, Midwifery), Nursing (tuition in English), Oral Hygiene, Radiography and Radiotherapy
  • Degree Programmes (Master’s): Clinical Expertise, Development and Leadership in Health Care and Social Services, Emergency and Critical Care Nursing (tuition in English), Health Business Management (tuition in English)

 

 

Technology

Technology

Ms Tiina Piipponen, International Coordinator (Leppävaara campus)
address: Vanha maantie 6, 02650 Espoo, Finland
tel +358 (0)40 772 2847
e-mail: tiina.piipponen(at)metropolia.fi

  • Degree Programmes (Bachelor’s), in Espoo: Information Technology (tuition in English), Building Services Engineering, Construction Site Management, Industrial Management, Information and Communication Technology (Espoo and Helsinki), Land Surveying Technology
  • Degree Programmes (Master’s), in Espoo: Information Technology (tuition in English); Business Informatics (tuition in English); Building Services Engineering

Ms Anna-Liisa Auramo, International Coordinator (Myyrmäki)
address: Leiritie 1, 01600 Vantaa, Finland
tel +358 (0)40 356 3775
e-mail: anna-liisa.auramo(at)metropolia.fi

  • Degree Programmes (Bachelor’s), in Helsinki: Automotive Engineering (Helsinki), Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering (Vantaa), Civil Engineering (Helsinki), Construction Architecture (Helsinki), Construction Site Management (Helsinki), Electrical Engineering and Automation Technology (Helsinki and Vantaa), Electronics (tuition in English, Helsinki), Energy and Environmental Engineering (Vantaa), Environmental Engineering (tuition in English, Vantaa),Laboratory Sciences (Vantaa), Mechanical Engineering (Helsinki), Sustainable Building Engineering (tuition in English, Helsinki)
  • Degree Programmes (Master’s): Construction and Real Estate Management (tuition in English, Helsinki), Electrical Engineering and Automation Technology (Helsinki and Vantaa)

 

 

Central Office

Central Office

Ms Elina Värtö, Head of International Relations
address: Bulevardi 31, 00180 Helsinki, Finland
tel +358 40 480 6914
e-mail: elina.varto(at)metropolia.fi

Ms Marika Antikainen, Erasmus Institutional Coordinator
address: Bulevardi 31, 00180 Helsinki, Finland
tel +358 (0)40 681 1244
e-mail: marika.antikainen(at)metropolia.fi

Ms Jenni Leppänen, Planner
address: Bulevardi 31, 00180 Helsinki, Finland
tel +358 (0)50 331 4588
e-mail: jenni.leppanen(at)metropolia.fi