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 Opportunities for Studies in Finland

OM INTERNATIONAL VISA CONSULTANCY brings you complete information on studying, working and settling in Finland with many aspects of making your family life better with great earning opportunities.

Here are some of the benefits that one has to understand before making their first step towards getting the Finland Student visa.

Finland being the world's #1 happiest country, yet grappling with an increasing youth population is now actively looking forward to recruiting students from India and the sub-continent. There are several benefits of studying in Finland, to name a few:

  • PR in just 4 years.
  • No Age Limits. Dependents (Spouse and Child) can fly with the main applicant.
  • English Proficiency tests like IELTS, PTE, TOEFL or Duolingo are not required.
  • Finland has the best life index and has been ranked #1 as the world's happiest country for the 5th year in a row by the UN.
  • Tuition Fees of Finnish universities range from as low as €8000 up to €11,500 per year and have many opportunities of scholarships.
  • Students can work 30 hours a week while studying & full-time during vacations.
  • Finland has one of the highest-quality education systems in the world, as shown by consistently high rankings in third-party international studies.
  • Finland's Passport ranks 3rd in the world and makes a person eligible to travel 191 countries.
  • Finland provides the opportunities to international students to WORK | STUDY | SETTLE.
  • No language Barrier as English is the Second Language.

Finland is the attraction of every second individual and that’s why a wide range of candidates prefer to study in Finland. The beauty of Finland is mesmerising, its unique architecture, historic and distinct culture, and fascinating living style attracts the students towards it. Finland is the home of many prestigious universities with multiple degree programs. Finland is a Nordic nation located in the geographical region of Northern Europe, it is also the 8th largest country. Future Prospects and Industries in Finland are very solid. Most of the industries in Finland are engineering and manufacturing, which fosters job perspectives which include paper product production. In the last few years, Finland has become one of the most successful countries in information and technology systems. The communicational languages of Finland are Sweden and Finnish.

Om International has got the superb experience of 23 years to place you in one of the best countries in the world and shape your careers with proper student or work visa for many countries across the world. At OM International visa consultancy, we have tie ups with more than 300 universities of the world and some of the best universities in Europe in Spain, Finland, France, Germany, Lithuania, Latvia and many more for student visas and settle down in Europe with the help of OM International.

Finland study visa requirements and eligibility criteria

 Finland has remarkable universities that offer a variety of degree programs. Candidates who want to study in Finland and don’t belong to any EEU or EU countries then they must file a visa. You need to apply for a student visa, which is a short-term temporary visa or you can say a temporary visa only if the tenure of your course is less than 90 days but if the course tenure is more than 90 days then you must have to apply for a PR which means Permanent Residency. Moreover, the Permanent Residency allows you to stay and study in Finland for 1 year and can also renew it once it expires. 

Eligibility requirements

 Ø You need to be enrolled at any Finnish University, which means before filing for a visa application you first need to enroll in any study program. 

Ø You must be free from any travel restrictions from any Schengen Area

Ø You must not have any prior criminal records.

Ø You must not portray a danger to Finland’s national interest..  

 Courses to study in Finland

  • Finland assures you to provide an outstanding quality of education. It holds several Universities that provide English-taught courses that will be provided to the locals as well as International candidates, which means coming students don’t need to study the Finnish Language to study in Finland. Moreover, the degree from Finland is highly recognized in the neighbouring countries of Europe. 

There are a variety of popular courses to study in Finland such as EngineeringNursingBusinesscomputer science, etc. Depending on the universities and the type of program students opt even those from different countries are eligible for various scholarship opportunities for brilliant students. 

Because of its outstanding qualities, the Universities of Finland attract 20,000 abroad students among the different universities from all over the world. Reputable Universities also have multiple established documents with the different countries aside from the EU, allowing abroad candidates to visit on an exchange course for 1 or 2 semesters

There are numerous courses to look forward to in Finland whether it is a bachelor’s or master’s. There are more than enough programs available for international students for bachelor’s, master’s, as well as for Ph.D. courses in Finland. There is a wide range of fields to apply like ManagementEngineeringInternational Business, or IT coursesFinland Universities have everything to look forward to.

 *  What are the best courses to study in Finland?

 Here is the list of best courses in Finland for international students, who want to pursue a course in Finland. There are also short and vocational courses available in Helsinki that numerous students prefer to do. Every program is goal-oriented and research-based, so let’s have a look into it:

Ø Study Business and management in Finland

Ø Study Law in Finland 

Ø Study Natural Sciences in Finland 

Ø Study Social Sciences in Finland

Ø Study Medicine in Finland

Ø Study Engineering in Finland

Ø Nursing study in Finland in Finland

Ø Study Computer Science & IT. in Finland


*   Requirements for Indian students to apply for a Finland study visa

Admission requirements may vary from university to university and the program you opt for if you study in Finland. Here is the list given below which provides the basic requirements if you want to study in any of the Finland Universities

Ø Acceptance letter from the college or university of Finland

Ø Your documents of secondary and senior secondary education

Ø Copies of the degree certificates awarded by the university

Ø Certificate of the GRE/SAT/GMAT

Ø Recorded transcript awarded by the university. 

Ø Resume 

Ø Essay 

Ø Statement of Purpose 

Ø Letter of Recommendation

Ø Bank receipt to prove that you have enough expenses. 

Ø Medical certificate to prove that you are physically fine.

Ø Certificate of English Professience test like IELTS/PTE/TOEFL/Cambridge

· Also, submit your portfoliowork samples, etc. only in case of some specific programs like architecture and design.

Therefore, students must note that there are 2 intake seasons in the universities of Finland, which include autumn intake (central intake with lots of course options) and then spring intake (extension of autumn intake or secondary intake). Make sure to arrange all the documents and you must meet all the deadlines to save yourself from last-minute hassle. 

 How to get PR in Finland after studying?

If you are a student and want to apply for Permanent Residence in Finland after completing your graduation then your visa status must be in the category of “B”. To get a permanent residence, you need to file an “A” category visa. However, you can change the type from “B” to “A, but the condition is that you must have a permanent job of at least 20 hours per week 

You might be granted permanent residence if you constantly stayed in Finland for 4 years with a permit of “A” category visa. Moreover, the tenure of 4 years begins:

· At the time when you entered Finland and stayed there constantly for 4 years.

· On the first day when you came to Finland with a permanent residence permit as a subsidiary protection or as a refugee.

· During the first day of your permit as a permanent resident, but only if you applied for it in Finland. 

Moreover, as per the recently amended law, if you stayed in Finland with a “B” category visa for 4 years, it will be converted to an “A” category visa for 2 more years. Also, living with a “B” category visa for 8 years will correspond to four four-year “A” category visas.


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