Direct application based on open UAS studies

If you have completed 30 credit points (ECTS) at an open UAS and will complete 60 credits by 10 January 2019, you can apply to become a degree student at Diak based on these studies.


Apply at from 1 November until 15 November 2018. The application closes on 15 November 2018 at 3:00pm.

You can apply if you have completed 30 credit points (ECTS) at an open UAS. The studies have to be specific to the degree programme you are applying to. You also need to have a suitable health status for the field.

You need to complete 60 credit points (ECTS) by 10 January 2019 so usually you can apply for the first time towards the end of your 2nd semester of your open UAS studies.

The required credit points can be completed at any open UAS, however they have to match our curriculum. Credit points completed at a university or university of applied sciences will not be accepted.

Degree programmes available in autumn 2018

In the autumn 2018 direct application it is possible to apply to various Finnish-taught degree programmes.

Please see a list of available degree programmes and more detailed instructions our Finnish webpage.

It is not possible to apply to our Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Social Services in the autumn 2018 direct application.

More information

For more information, please contact the Admission Services.