School of Tourism and Sports
In the School of Tourism and Sports studies offered for the exchange students specialize in Activity Tourism
. The courses related to the Activity Tourism are aimed both Tourism and Sports students which gives a fruitful combination of different skills to learn something new. The courses often include experimenting outdoor activities according to the season, for example canoeing, climbing, trekking, husky safari and different winter sports. Please note that if you choose courses from different groups and study years,the lessons will most likely overlap.
We also offer a beginner's course in Finnish, Finnish for Exchange Students (3 ECTS) which is recommeded for all exchange students.
1 Finnish credit (cr) is equal to 1 ECTS credit. This equals to approx. 27 hours of a student's work. The lists of courses offered for each academic year is available by the end of May each year. Please note that there might be changes in the timing and courses offered also later.
For one semester, the recommended amount of credits to choose is 30 ECTS.
Tourism students can choose courses also from the School of Business. However, it should be noted that if you choose courses from different years and schools, the courses may overlap. Choose courses from other fields or several years only if the timetable allows. The timetables will only be available at the beginning of each semester.
There is a course "St. Petersburg Study Trip" available for all students. The course includes a one-week study trip to St. Petersburg, Russia. Read more about the trip