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

Master application application period extended!

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

There is a separate application to our Master’s Degree Programmes from 17 March to April 14 2021 on

Joint Application to Higher Education

The application period 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 2021, ended on January 20. The results will be published by June 4.

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.


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.