Finland: Helsinki Summer School – Call for applications

Helsinki Summer School is a three-week academic event organised every August by the nine universities in the Helsinki area. Each year advanced degree students from over 60 countries get an experience that combines high quality academics with a wide range of cultural and social activities. The multidisciplinary courses, all of which are taught in English, aim at stimulating thought and intellectual development in an open and diverse environment. This summer the Helsinki Summer School will be offering sixteen fully accredited courses covering a wide range of academic fields - from Customer Equity to Behavioural Sciences and Conceptual History to the Planning and Management of Urban Green Space.

Helsinki Summer School is a three-week academic event organised every August by the nine universities in the Helsinki area. Each year advanced degree students from over 60 countries get an experience that combines high quality academics with a wide range of cultural and social activities. The multidisciplinary courses, all of which are taught in English, aim at stimulating thought and intellectual development in an open and diverse environment.
This summer the Helsinki Summer School will be offering sixteen fully accredited courses covering a wide range of academic fields - from Customer Equity to Behavioural Sciences and Conceptual History to the Planning and Management of Urban Green Space.

Helsinki Summer School provides a limited number of scholarships for talented students. Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic performance, personal achievement and financial need. Scholarships are awarded only to applicants currently enrolled at a university or college. Scholarships are not granted to students living in Finland or studying at a Finnish university. Scholarship recipients are obliged to participate in all course meetings and activities. They are also obliged to complete a final essay and/or a final exam depending on the requirements of the course in which they are enrolled. Full scholarships cover the registration fee, tuition and accommodation.

Deadline for applications: April 10, 2009
For more information go to www.helsinki.fi/summerschool or contact summer-school@helsinki.fi.

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