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Summer studies 2017

1. Lapland UAS

Summer studies (1.6.-31.8.) arranged by Lapland UAS are mainly free-choice electives, Implementation plans and more details about summer courses are found in SoleOps system. 


You must enrol for study unit implementations in SoleOPS via ISP or Study implementation plan during the study unit enrolment period.

--> Enrolment period is 15.3. - 15.4.2017.

--> Summer studies 2017 distance and e-learning info page (on May).


Reserve a place for summer studies!

In the portal, you can select summer studies from the provision of 21 universities of applied sciences. Save the dates: The portal opens on 1 March 2017 à Check out the courses à Enrolment starts on 15 March 2017.

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Reserve a place for summer studies!

*What can I study in the summer?

The portal includes the summer study provision of 21 universities of applied sciences. You can select courses from the provision of all participating UASs. The courses are mainly organized online. 

*When can I enrol for the summer studies?

You can check out the course provision from 1 March 2017. Enrolment for the summer courses starts mainly on 15 March 2017. The most popular courses fill up fast, so remember to enrol early enough.

”I wanted to speed up my studies by studying also in the summer”  TUAS implemented a feedback survey on the summer studies last year. 

60% of the respondents studied in the summer, because they wanted to speed up their studies.  40% of the respondents also mentioned the opportunity to study on the courses of other universities of applied sciences.

77% considered the course supply of summer 2016 extensive.

The portal has been developed in many ways during the past year. The course provision is more high-quality and versatile. The operational idea is however the same: you can study wherever you want, on the courses of whichever UAS you want and whenever you want. 

Reserve a place and boost your studies in the summer !  courses are free of charge for degree students. Open UAS students pay a fee in accordance with the Open UAS fees.

The portal contains basic information on the courses. Each course has a link to the website of the UAS in question, where you can find more specific information on the implementation and enroll on the course. After having completed the course, you will receive a transcript of records with which you can have the course included in your degree according to the practices of your own UAS, or the evaluation information is transferred to your UAS.

In different UAS's summer study credits needs to do normal e-Services in SoleOps (substitution or inclusion to studies).

Applying for financial aid for summer studies
Students may apply for financial aid for summer studies, also. Summer financial aid months are June, July and August (1.6.-31.8.).

Students may receive summer financial aid if their summer studies amount to an average of 5 cr per month. Present you plan for summer studies in the application.

For foreign studies and practical training students may receive summer financial aid if their summer studies amount to an average of 5 cr per month or if their summer studies amount to at least 18 days of study per month.

You can file the application for financial aid electronically on Kela’s web site (only in Finnish/Swedish): English information

You can also apply for summer financial aid using Kela’s OTM form. For foreign studies, a Learning Agreement must be enclosed. You can return the application directly to Kela. The OTM form can be printed out from the link OTM form

You should submit your application for summer financial aid on time. Financial aid is not paid retroactively; it is only paid beginning from the month when the application is submitted.

Financial aid months used during the summer are subtracted from your total financial aid months and they are taken into account in both income monitoring and study progress monitoring. Progress in summer studies is monitored in September in conjunction with monitoring of annual progress in studies.