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University of Lapland - Rovaniemi, Finland

University of Lapland
University of Lapland
University of Lapland
University of Lapland
University of Lapland

Experience modern living in the Arctic Circle!

At the University of Lapland, you can spend the fall or spring semester taking courses in:
  • Art and Design
  • Education
  • Law
  • Social Sciences
  • Tourism Management
The main language on campus is Finnish, but many classes are offered in English.  Check the university's international website for current English offerings.

As an exchange student, you will be matched with a University of Lapland student to help orient you to living in Finland.  They will contact you before you arrive, help you with the formalities of the university, as well as practical issues.  There is also a three to five day orientation for new exchange students each semester.  Download the international student guide book HERE.

You will live off-campus near the University of Lapland or near the city center.  Apartments are usually shared with one or two other students, and the rent varies from 120-362€ per person.

All inquiries should be directed to DAS housing foundation.  The University of Lapland offers a housing scholarship, which will help pay for your accommodation.

Students are responsible for the purchase of their own meals.



Program Advisor

Amber Bollinger

     Amber Bollinger 


Program Costs

Payable to your Kent State Bursar’s Account

  • *12-15 credit hours of KSU Tuition: $4,836 (Ohio residents)
                                                      $8,816 (Non-Ohio resident)
  • Program/Admin Fee: $250
  • Insurance: $42.25/month
* For the most up to date tuition rates, please click HERE

Costs expected while abroad (estimates)
  • Rent 20-362€ per month
  • Food 220€
  • Transportation 50€
  • Leisure and other expenses 130€

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