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 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 30 July 2021 at 3:00pm (Helsinki time).

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

Country-specific requirements

Admitted students who have a degree from a country listed in the country-specific requirements, must submit documentation in accordance with these requirements by 15 September 2021 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 10 August 2021

This page contains preliminary information and is subject to change until the signature of the EDISS consortium agreement.