For Admitted Students

Academic calendar

Åbo Akademi University, Finland

  • The autumn term: 1 August – 31 December
  • The spring term: 1 January – 31 July

The academic year starts with an Orientation week for new students in August. Teaching is given from September to May. During the summer term, June-August, EDISS students will carry out a compulsory internship.

Teaching periods:

  • Period 1: weeks 36 – 43
  • Period 2: weeks 44 – 51
  • Period 3: weeks 2 – 11
  • Period 4: weeks 12 – 21

(Rector’s decision 31/2020)

Conditionally admitted students

Students for the 2024-2026 intake that are admitted on condition (i.e. students that will graduate after the end of the application period) are required to submit a scanned (color) copy of their degree certificate and final transcript (+ their translations) by email at latest by 26 July 2024 at 3:00pm (Helsinki time).

  • Email address:
  • Subject of the email: full name_final documents

Country-specific requirements

Admitted students for the 2024-2026 student intake who have a degree from a country listed in the country-specific requirements, must submit documentation in accordance with these requirements by 26 July 2024 at 3:00pm (Helsinki time).

If the documents are to be sent by regular mail, please use the address below:

Åbo Akademi University
EDISS programme office
Dept. of Information Technology – Bldg. Agora
Tuomiokirkontori 3,
FIN-20500 Turku, Finland

Verification of original documents

All admitted students are required to submit their original documents to the EDISS programme office for verification upon arrival in Åbo Akademi University.

Last updated on 21 September 2023