Academy of Fine Arts Admission Results 2019

Admission for 5.5-year studies leading to Bachelor and Master of Fine Arts degree

The following 25 applicants are admitted and the following 8 applicants are on reserve:

Alanko, Onni

(Applicant has not authorised publication of their name on the website) 

Etelävirta, Johanna

Falaileh, Mariam

Feinik, Niklas

Gabaud, Romain

Hallenberg, Meri

Hatakka, Alvi

Heikkilä, Elsa

Heiskanen, Inkeri

(Applicant has not authorised publication of their name on the website)

Karppinen, Saara

Kontiainen, Lassi

Lehtomaa, Tuomas

Leppänen, Tuure

Letincic, Leon

Liwata, Liisa-Irmelen

Noroila, Mikki

Pellikka, Essi

Peltonen, Elias

Ristilä, Ukko

Rotts, Alexandra

Saikkonen, Johanna

Villodas Palpa, Daniel

Vornanen, Mira


  1. Siivonen, Felix
  2. Uljas, Jaakko
  3. Pärnänen, Antti
  4. Riihimäki, Iiris
  5. Vääriskoski, Liisa
  6. Ström, Tove
  7. Korpua, Totti
  8. Kettunen, Antti 

You can also get the information about the results by calling +358 50 44 88 540 or by e-mail: .

The admitted applicants will receive more information about the procedure, on accepting the study place, and on how to enroll for the academic year by e-mail.

The sample works and works done during the admission course are to be collected on Tuesday 11 June 2019 or Wednesday 12 June 2019. During both days the place is open between 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Address: Mäkelänkatu 58-60 (entrance through Elimäenkatu 29, 2nd floor), Helsinki, Finland. Any uncollected works or works without sufficient reply postage will be destroyed.

Applicants who partook in the admission course, but were not admitted, can get feedback from members of the Admission Jury, on Monday 10 June 2019. Instructions will be sent by e-mail to the applicants who can ask for feedback.

New students are to accept their study places by 3.00 pm Finnish time on 8 July 2019.


How to request for rectification

Applicants can apply for rectification of this decision from the University of the Arts Helsinki under the Universities Act (558/2009), section 82.

The right of appeal means that the applicant has the possibility to request for rectification if there is a reason to believe that there has been an error in the decision-making process. The right of appeal is not intended as a means for receiving feedback or asking for further information about the application process. A written request for rectification should be submitted to the university within 14 days of the publication of the final admission result.

Content of the request for rectification

The admission decisions are based on the information that the applicant has delivered to the University of the Arts Helsinki by the given deadline. The request for rectification must specify the subject matter of the rectification as well as the grounds for it. The request for rectification should contain the applicant’s name, Finnish social security code/date of birth and contact information and be signed either by the applicant or by the applicant’s authorised representative. The request should specify the target programme (or programmes) that the request concerns. If you are sending the request for rectification by e-mail, please write the name of the academy in the subject field.

Delivery of the request for rectification

The request for rectification must be in writing and it must be submitted to the University of the Arts Helsinki Registry. The request for rectification must arrive to the Registry within fourteen days of the announcement of the final admission results. The sender is responsible for the delivery of the request for rectification. The request is sent to the following address:

University of the Arts Helsinki / Registry
P.O. Box 38 / Töölönlahdenkatu 16 C

E-mail: kirjaamo(at)

Ban on appeals

A decision, for which a rectification may be requested under the Universities Act Section 82, may not be appealed against in the administrative court before the rectification process has been completed. An appeal against a decision concerning a rectification request shall be lodged with the administrative court.