How to Apply

All applications are sent through the national joint application system 20.2.-13.3.2018. 

The General Stream

You can apply to the General Stream through the joint application system (www.opintopolku.fi) 20.2. – 13.3.2018. Enter ”Kulosaaren yhteiskoulu / Lukio” as your choice.The selection for the General Stream is based on the academic grade point average of the lower secondary diploma.

The English Stream

You can apply to the English Stream through the joint application system (www.opintopolku.fi) 20.2. – 13.3.2018. Enter ”Kulosaaren yhteiskoulu / Lukion englanninkielinen linja” as your choice. 

The selection for the English Stream is based on

- the academic grade point average of the lower secondary diploma: max. 10 points

- the entrance exam: max. 5 points

The English Stream Entrance Exam will be held on Wednesday 25.4.2018 at 2.30pm. No registration or invitation is necessary to take part in the exam. You must carry a valid identification card, with the holder’s photo. Participation in the entrance exam is required for acceptance into the English Stream. To be successful in the exam, in addition to basic Finnish an excellent command of the comprehensive school English syllabus is required.

The Science and Technology Stream

 You can apply to the Science and Technology Stream through the joint application system (www.opintopolku.fi) 20.2. – 13.3.2018. Enter ”Kulosaaren yhteiskoulu / Lukion tiede- ja teknologialinja” as your choice.

 The selection for the Science and Technology Stream is based on

- the academic grade point average of the lower secondary diploma: max. 10 points

- the entrance exam: max. 5 points

The Science and Technology Stream Entrance Exam will be held on Monday 23.4.2018 at 2.30pm. No registration or invitation is necessary to take part in the exam. You must carry a valid identification card, with the holder’s photo. Also take your own calculator. Paricipation in the entrance exam is required for acceptance into the Science and Technology Stream. The exam is in Finnish and it measures the applicants’ skills in science subjects and mathematics.

The Society and Economics Stream

You can apply to the Society and Economics Stream through the joint application system (www.opintopolku.fi) 20.2. – 13.3.2018. Enter ”Kulosaaren yhteiskoulu / Lukion yhteiskunta- ja talouslinja” as your choice.

The selection for the Society and Economics Stream is based on

- the academic grade point average of the lower secondary diploma: max. 10 points

- the entrance exam: max. 5 points

The Society and Economics Stream Entrance Exam will be held on Friday 27.4.2018 at 1.30pm. No registration or invitation is necessary to take part in the exam. You must carry a valid identification card, with the holder’s photo. Participation in the entrance exam is required for acceptance into the Society and Economics Stream. The exam is in Finnish and it measures the applicants’ knowledge of civics and current political and economic affairs both in Finland and abroad.

One entrance exam point can be granted in advance if the applicant provides a written document of his/her activites related to the above fields. The document must be sent to the office preferably by 27.4.2018 (in order to inform the applicant whether he/she is granted the point before taking the entrance exam) or at the latest by 11.5.2018.

Activities which can give the applicant one point

- holding a position of trust in a political or economic organisation (acting as the chairperson, vice chair, treasurer or secretary) for at least for a year

- acting as the chair of the lower secondary student council for at least a year

- taking part in a two-day or longer conference on international politics or economy

- other similar activities can be accepted by the principal (lauri.halla@ksyk.fi), inquiries by 25.4.2018

The results will be published 14.6.2018 on the school website. The students will also receive a letter of acceptance. New students register and select their courses for the first year at the school 14.-19.6.2018 between 9am and 3pm. Students must accept their study place by 28.6.2018 or the offer will be cancelled.