Expenses for EU/EEA/Swiss students
A transportation and equipment fee of 1000 € per study year will be charged from students who are citizens of the EU/EEA area and Switzerland.
EU countries are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Gibraltar. (Please note: during the Brexit transition period (i.e. until the end of 2020), students from the UK are not subject to a tuition fee. However, this may change in early 2021, depending on the contract between the EU and the UK. The information will be updated later.)
EEA countries are: Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.
Students, who are not liable to pay the tuition fee, are charged a transportation and equipment fee of 1000€ per each academic year attended. The fee for the first academic year should be paid by 13 September 2020 at 15.00 at the latest.
The 1000€ fee includes:
– Transportation to and from the campus to external locations where teaching is arranged, such as indoor and outdoor climbing locations, excursions, and hiking locations.
– Facility rents for external teaching locations.
– Group equipment, such as tents, kayaks, and climbing equipment.
– Other equipment, such as first aid equipment.
– In addition, students are allowed to borrow group equipment for independent training.
The transportation and equipment fee does not include the following:
– Personal camping and hiking equipment, such as outdoor clothing, backpacks, eating utensils, sleeping bags or sleeping pads.
– Personal travel costs to and from campus, training locations, or locations for independent training.
– Accommodation (please see Learning Environments).
Expenses for non-EU/EEA/Swiss students
Tuition fee of 9000€ per academic year is charged from students coming outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland area. For more information, please see who is required to pay the tuition fee.
The transportation and equipment fee (1000 € per academic year) is included in the tuition fee.
Students must accept the student place in Studyinfo and pay the fee for the first academic year by 10 July 2020 at 15.00. Students cannot register for the autumn semester 2020 before the fee is paid in full and all necessary documents have been submitted to Admission Services.
You don’t have to pay the tuition fee if you have one of these documents:
- Passport or identity card to indicate the citizenship of EU/EEA/Switzerland
- EU Blue Card in Finland
- Continuous residence permit card in Finland, Type A permit
- EU Family Member’s Residence Card in Finland
- Permanent residence permit card in Finland, Type P permit
- EU residence permit for third-country citizens with long-term residence permit card in Finland (Type P-EU)
Students are required to pay tuition for each academic semester or year attended. First year degree students need to pay the tuition fee in full when they accept their student place. No scholarship available. Continuing degree students need to pay the tuition fee before registering for the next academic year. The scholarship scheme rewards students who complete 55 ECTS per academic year as follows:
The tuition fee entitles the student to study and to use the normal support services available for students. However, all students must buy the necessary books (if not available in libraries) and other educational material themselves, get an insurance, and take care of their own commuting, travelling and other living costs (accommodation, food, clothing, leisure activities). Average monthly living cost for a student is estimated at about 600–800 euros.
According to Finnish Immigration Service, in addition to the amount of the tuition fee, the student has to have at least 6 720 euros per each academic year available to cover the living costs. For more information, see the Finnish Immigration Service website: https://migri.fi/en/means-of-support
General information about the tuition fees on Study in Finland website.
Other Costs of Studying
The studies require using a personal laptop. At Humak, students are entitled to substantial benefits in acquiring different software. The commonly used Office software are free of charge for students: students are able to download and install the Office365 software package on their computers.