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Application period to Centria’s master’s degree programmes was successful

The application period to Centria’s master’s degree programmes ended at the end of February. There were two degree programmes open for applications: Master of Business Administration, International Business Management and Master of Engineering, Information Technology.

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Like the first joint application in January, there were plenty of applications, and the number of applicants increased about three times compared to last year. 934 students submitted an application to the Master of Business Administration degree programme (in 2022: 394 applicants) and 178 applied to the Master of Engineering degree programme (in 2022: 49). We received applications from different countries and continents, most from Asia and Africa.

– We are delighted about the growing attraction of our master’s education. The satisfaction of our international students has fueled positive development. Let us hope that the work-life in our region are aware of the opportunities that these international experts can offer. We want to develop new forms of working life cooperation in order to utilize this diverse potential in our region, says Marko Ovaskainen, Head of Centria Master School.

– The world is interested in Finnish higher education. It is great that we get experts going to companies in the region through higher academic degrees as well,” says Francesca Cucinotta, Director of International Affairs.

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Francesca Cucinotta



Marko Ovaskainen