Taking courses not offered by your home university
You are welcome to apply for Joo study right. All Finnish universities are signatories to an agreement whereby both undergraduate and postgraduate students are permitted to apply to take courses at other Finnish universities, provided that those courses are approved options within the student's degree program. This agreement is known as the JOO Agreement (a Finnish acronym for 'Flexible Study Rights' agreement) .
Students from another university interested in taking courses at Hanken through the JOO-agreement should check with their own university on how to apply for approval and how that application should be sent to Hanken. Students should be able to find all the relevant information at www.joopas.fi. Students should send their approved application and their transcript of records to Hanken's Office of Study Affairs no later than one month before the course/courses begin/s.
More information is given on Courses open for Joo studies at Hanken in Helsinki. you will find the same information concerning Vasa campus on Courses open for Joo studies in Vasa Enquiries should be directed to Ava Engström at the Office of Study Affairs in Helsinki and Britt-Marie Siironen in Vasa. Both will help with questions concerning the JOO-agreement and assist students in creating a study plan.
See also for information on flexible study right
Students at Hanken
As a student at Hanken You may take courses not offered by Your home university at another university in Finland on condition that the courses will fit in Your degree programme. Attach both a detailed description of the JOO courses and your personal study plan including the planned Joo courses. the study plan has to be approved by your study counsellor at Hanken. All files has to be in pdf-format in order to be attached to the application.
If the Joo courses can be included in Your degree programme at Hanken, You may apply for Joo study right via the electronic application system Joopas.
Please take a note that both the University of Jyväskylä and the University of Oulu no longer are included in the electronic application system, the same as the the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts and the Theatre Academy Helsinki were from before. Information about JOO courses offered and instructions JOO application is found on the universities´web pages.
Read more about applying for Joo studies on flexible study right