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University degree, university of applied sciences degree

Degree completed at university of applied sciences or university after upper secondary qualification.



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

In the statistics on the educational structure of the population, tertiary degrees comprise all lower, higher and doctorate level tertiary degrees.

Up to the end of 2001, only degrees obtained at universities and experimental or permanent university of applied sciences in accordance with the decree on universities (464/1998) were included in tertiary degrees.



Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

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