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This term’s application period for the Bachelor’s degree in adventure and outdoor education ended on 22 January at 15.00 (EET). Humak University of Applied Sciences would like to thank all applicants and wish them luck in the upcoming student selection!

The number of applicants saw a marked increase from the previous year. Adventure education studies evidently generates interest on an international level.

People from all over the world applied to study adventure education specifically at Humak. Besides Finland, Humak received applications from the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Lithuania, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Syria, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Student selection

There are two ways that applicants can become adventure and education students at Humak UAS: the standardized aptitude test (SAT) or the entrance exam.

If you have completed the SAT, you must request your test’s organizer to deliver your test results to Humak UAS. The SAT results must be submitted by February 14 2020. Please note that reports printed or submitted by the applicants themselves cannot be accepted.

All eligible applicants, who have passed the SAT with the minimum score requirements, will be invited to an online interview. Humak requires a minimum score of 350 from Evidence-Based Reading and Writing, and 250 from Mathematics.

More information about the interview will be provided in the invitation, which will be sent by email on February 21 2020.

Final admission is based on the total points of the SAT (40 %) and the interview (60 %). In order to be considered for admission, applicants must pass both parts (SAT and interview) of the examination. For more information, see Eligibility and Application.

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Adventure education students intern as safari guides in Lapland during their first year of studying. Photo: Alisa Denisov.

Entrance exam

If you have not completed the SAT, you need to participate in the entrance exam which is organized in Nurmijärvi (at the Nurmijärvi campus), Finland on March 10 2020.

Invitations to the examination are sent by email to all eligible applicants on 21 February 2020. 

The entrance examination consists of a written section(s) and an interview in English. Applicants must pass all the parts of the exam in order to be selected for admission. The applicant’s language proficiency is also assessed.

Please note that the result of the entrance exam is accepted only at Humak, not other UAS’s.

More information about the exam and practical arrangements will be provided in the invitation letter.

The results of the student selection will be announced on 31 March 2020 at the latest.

News and further information

Header photo: Aleksi Homanen

Thumbnail photo: Kamilla Fodor, Joni Laukkanen & Mari Kulovesi.

The next application period for the Bachelor’s degree in adventure and outdoor education begins in January 2021 (the date will be announced later).