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Admissions Services

Admissions Services guide and help applicants with all tasks concerning the application process.

Student Services

Student office is helping the students in matters related to study affairs, for example, guidance and degree certificates.

Students in Kokkola old town

International Office

International Office is responsible for student mobility (incoming and outgoing students), internationalisation at home and relations with partner universities abroad.

Research and development

We invest in strong research, development and innovation expertise, spread across four different teams.


Centria has campuses in three towns: Kokkola, Ylivieska and Pietarsaari. Our main campus Talonpojankatu Campus is located in Kokkola.

Education Export

Education export and export of educational skills are competence-developing and for-profit activities being sold outside Finland.

Open UAS

Open UAS makes it possible to study at the University of Applied Sciences for everyone, as you can complete studies without being enrolled as a degree student.

IT services

IT services help with issues related to computer networks and students’ digital tools.