Apply to Diak – a higher education institution for common good

Are you interested in working in the fields of health care and social services? Get to know our degree programmes and find out about the application process on the subpages.

Application periods in spring 2021

Joint Application to Higher Education

You can apply to our Bachelor’s degree programme in Social Services and Bachelor’s degree programme in Health Care, Nursing in the First Joint Application to Higher Education, Spring 2020, on 7–20 January 2021.

During the Joint application to Finnish/Swedish degree programmes, spring 2021 in March you can apply to our Finnish-taught Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree programmes in social services and health care. Please see our Finnish website for information on this application period.

Master application

Starting in the fall 2021 Diak offers two new Master’s Degree Programmes:

There is a separate application to our Master’s Degree Programmes on 17-31 March 2021 at


Apply to study social services!

Student testimonials

Our students see Diak as a learning community that provides diverse skills for the world of work. Our students learn to encounter people who are in difficult life situations on an equal basis and tackle social injustice.

According to our students, studying at Diak gives them opportunities to make the world a better place.

Read our students’ testimonials.