Applications by 22nd of April

In order to apply for the Summer School, please fill in the electronic application form and send us the following two documents.

1. A letter of intent of active participation in the Summer School
2. A short CV (one page)

Please send the documents to us by e-mail -

The deadline for the applications is 22 April 2016.
Decision notification will be sent 28 April 2016.
We will ask for binding registrations by 6 May 2016.



Participation fee for the Summer School is 620 euros. The participants are also expected to cover their travel costs to and from Helsinki, as well as any other expenses during their stay (e.g. accommodation in Helsinki, meals, local travel costs, etc.). In Turku and Kotka students are offered basic sleeping quarters free of charge. Students who require a visa for their stay in Finland will be assisted with the formalities.


Organization and Contact Information

The Summer School is organised in cooperation with YTK / Land Use Planning and Urban Studies Group at Aalto University and Tampere University of Technology / Department of Architecture. Teachers responsible for the course are Professor Panu Lehtovuori from Tampere University of Technology, and University Teacher Tuomas Ilmavirta from Aalto University. During the Summer School participants will be taught by several experts of planning education and research as well as the planners of the workshop cities.

For further information, please contact:
Coordinator of the Summer School

Johanna Lilius:

Tampere University of Technology / Dept. of Architecture
YTK - Land Use Planning and Urban Studies Group
IFHP - International Federation for Housing and Planning


Some Useful Links

Virtual Finland
Hostels in Helsinki
Helsinki Summer School (another Summer School in Helsinki in August)
Finnish Architecture