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University rectors recommend that the whole university community start to use the Koronavilkku app – “In this way we can work together to create a safe study and work environment”

During the week commencing 31 August, the Department of Health and Welfare (THL) will launch the Koronavilkku mobile app, which is…

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Universities call on European Parliament: Adequate research funding needed to promote sustainable development and well-being

The Rectors’ Councils of 23 countries have signed a joint statement to prevent the planned cuts in the EU’s multiannual budget…

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Joint Statement of National Rectors’ Conferences to the Members of the European Parliament on the budgetary decisions of the European Council of 21 July 2020

The undersigning National Rectors’ Conferences strongly regret that, in the Council’s conclusions of 21 July 2020 on the European budget for…

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Universities prepare for the next stages of the corona pandemic – ‘The decisions made by the government will enable universities to operate safely in exceptional circumstances’

On Monday 4 May, the Finnish government announced how the control measures necessitated by the coronavirus will continue. The recent decisions…

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2020 Student Admissions: Questions and Answers

Page updated 4 May Questions and answers related to the universities’ decisions regarding student admissions that have been published as of…

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Universities decided on changes to spring student admissions

It is important that applicants keep preparing for the admissions and take care of their wellbeing. Their long-term preparations have not…

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University entrance exams to be replaced by alternative admissions procedures this spring

The Finnish universities have concluded that, due to the coronavirus situation, organising traditional entrance examinations is not possible without compromising the…

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Safety first as universities prepare for student admissions – any entrance exam changes reported by 15 April

The Finnish universities are following up on the spread of the coronavirus pandemic and are carefully preparing for the practical arrangements…

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Finnish universities call for EU Member States to secure sufficient budget for Horizon Europe – “We need this investment in order to build a sustainable future for us all and the coming generations”

Universities Finland UNIFI supports the campaign started by the Initiative for Science in Europe (ISE) asking Member States to keep their…

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Investment in research, education and innovation must be secured in the EU’s next long-term budget

Investing in research, education and innovation is extremely important for the future of Finland and the whole of Europe. Otherwise we…