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International partners

We have nearly 130 partner universities in Europe, Asia, Africa, the United States, Canada and South America.

Exchange programmes

Listed below are the study exchange programmes that are currently available to students at Centria:


Centria has bilateral student exchange agreements with several universities.

Mechanical Engineering

Environmental Chemistry and Technologies / Chemical Engineering

Electrical Engineering and Technology

Information Technology

Industrial Management

Business Management, Business Management Enterprise Resource Management (ERP) and International Business


Social work

Music pedagogy

Humanities and education

For a Master’s student it is possible to go to Germany, France or Canada for an exchange.

Introduction videos of partner universities

Channel Islands California State University
DHBW Mosbach, Germany
Emden Leer University of Applied Sciences
ESAIP Graduate School of Engineering
In Holland University of Applied Sciences
Management Center Innsbruck
Universidad de Montevideo
Universidad Del Desarrollo
University of Central Arkansas

Virtual Exchanges

Want to have an opportunity to study courses and gain international experience by studying virtually at a foreign University from the comfort of your home?

Virtual Exchange combines the deep impact of intercultural dialogue and exchange with the broad reach of digital technology. Virtual Exchange also fosters the development of what has been recognized as employability skills such as digital competence (the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively online), foreign language competence, communication skills, media literacy, and the ability to work in a diverse cultural context.

Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia

Universidad del Desarrollo, Chile

More information

Timo Viitala

Female student at an airport

How to apply for exchange

Before the exchange, think about where you want to go, when you want to go, and what you intend to study during your exchange.