PARTNER INFORMATION 2011 - 2012
LAUREA University of Applied Sciences - Helskinki Metropolitan Area
Business Studies - Campus Espoo Leppavaara
STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAMME Business Studies Campus Leppavaara
Bachelor Programme in Vanha maantie 9
Business Management FI – 02650 ESPOO Finland
Fax +358 9 8868 7401
Master Programme in Service Innovation
and Design (SID) Website: http://www.laurea.fi International Students/
Head of International Relations Tia Douthwaite
Student Advisor Maarit Pirttineva
Bachelor Programme in E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Administrative Assistant (Exchanges Bachelor) Inka Kling
Administrative Assistant (Exchanges Master) Tuulia Laaksonen
LAUREAMKO Student Union Heidi Salo
International Student Tutors E-mail: email@example.com
ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2011 - 2012
SEMESTER 1 Fall Application deadline May 15, 2011
Recommended Arrival Days: August 29-30
Enrolment/Orientation: Aug 31-Sept 2
Lectures commence: September 5
Semester ends (exams included): December 16
Application deadline October 31, 2011
Recommended Arrival Days: January 23-24
SEMESTER 2 Spring
Enrolment/Orientation: January 25-27
Lectures commence: January 30
Semester ends (exams included): May 31
EXCHANGE RELATED INFORMATION
Studying at Laurea and living in Helsinki Area http://www.laurea.fi >
Quicklink Information for International Students
Student Union http://www.laureamko.fi
Accommodation http://hoas.fi > Exchange
APPLICATION PROCEDURE - NEW SPRING 2011!!!
NEW effective Academic Year 2011-2012:
STEP 1 Partner University sends a list of nominated
May 15 Semester 1 students with the following information:
October 31 semester 2
Date of Birth (dd.mm.yyyy)
On Online Application Form – select:
Semester (fall/spring/full year)
STEP 2 Laurea feeds in the information into the online
STEP 3 The student will receive an automatic e-mail
message with user ID and password with
STEP 4 The student submits the online
exchange application form.
Online Application for Student Exchanges to Laurea
2011-2012 available from March 1.
Deadline attachments to online application: Study Plan/ECTS Learning Agreement
Transcript from Home University
June 6 Semester 1 1 photo
Dec 15 Semester 2 (electronically or by post)
Letter of Acceptance Official Letters of Acceptance will be sent out to students’
home address first half of June 2011.
Language of Instruction English. Laurea does not require TOEFL or IELTS. We rely on
our partner institutions to nominate students who will be
successful in taking advanced level courses in English.
Number of Credits 30 ECTS credits per semester
Course Information Detailed Course Information will be sent electronically to
nominated students by personal e-mail in May or in December.
The information also includes the time-table. Students are
asked to prepare their Study Plan/Learning Agreement based
on this information.
Study Plans Students are asked to send in their Study Plans/EU ECTS
Learning Agreements by:
June 6 - Semester 1
Dec 15 - Semester 2
Laurea will register students in their courses of choice.
Course Descriptions BACHELOR PROGRAMME IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
YEAR 1 and YEAR 2:
www.laurea.fi English/Quicklink SOLEOPS/
Academic year 2011-2012/Education Leading to Bachelor
Degree Youth Education/Degree Programme in Business
Management.in English (Laurea Leppävaara LIKO/Curriculum.
www.laurea.fi English/ Quicklink SOLEOPS/
Academic year 2009-2010/Education Leading to Bachelor
Degree Youth Education/Degree Programme in Business
Management.in English (Laurea Leppävaara LIKO/Curriculum
MASTER PROGRAMME IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Service Innovation and Design
www.laurea.fi - Studies/Degree Programmes
Transcripts Official Transcript of Records will be issued after one month
from the end of semester and will be sent to Home University
Academic Counselling Nominated member of staff is available to assist with questions
concerning courses and studying.
International Student Tutors Exchange Students are each assigned a Laurea International
(Buddy Programme) Student Tutor who will be available before the departure to
assist with practical questions on living in Finland and who will
help with settling into the studies.
Airport Pick-Up Laurea International Student Tutors are at Helsinki-Vantaa
airport on recommended arrival days to meet the incoming
LAUREAMKO Student Union Orientation Programme (City Tour, Orientation Camp)
Trips - eg to Lapland, Stockholm, Tallinn, St Petersburg
Nurse The campus has a Nurse’s Station.
Accommodation is assisted through the Student Application to HOAS can be submitted after receiving an
Housing Organisation HOAS. HOAS will send an e-mail confirmation of the exchange.
offer of accommodation directly to the student.
Accommodation Application Form Online Application www.hoas.fi > Exchange
Non-EU Citizens Student Visa through the Embassy of Finland after receipt of
Letter of Acceptance. Health Insurance compulsory. Please,
consult the Embassy/Consulate or visit their website.
EU students EU Medical Insurance Card
Non-EU students Private Health Insurance with a coverage of costs of medical
treatment up to €100 000.
Accommodation HOAS Appr. €400 per month (includes water, electricity, heating and
www.hoas.fi > Exchange internet)
School Cafeteria Lunch € 2.75
Local Transportation Exchange students are eligible for a Student Travel Card.