International LUMA Summer Camp 2017 in Finland on August 2017

*** Cancelled, due to the participant cancellations ***

Discover Finnish excellence in science: Join International LUMA Summer Camp 2017 in Helsinki, Finland on August 2017.

University of Helsinki has a long experience in arranging popular international summer camps. Our LUMA Summer Camps are a meeting venue for students between 16 – 19 years of age and who are interested in natural sciences, mathematics, and technology. The LUMA Summer Camps provide a unique opportunity to get to know Finnish excellence in this field, as well as a wonderful chance to get together with other like-minded young people from all around the world.

In 2017, Finland is celebrating its 100th anniversary of independence. The theme of Finland’s centenary celebration year is ‘Together’, which will also be honored as the theme of the International LUMA Summer Camp 2017.

The International LUMA Summer Camp 2017 will take place in Helsinki, Finland from 5th to 10th of August (both for girls and boys) – arrival is possible on 4th of August.

The camp is designed to be a fantastic opportunity to meet Finnish students and explore the Finnish knowledge and one of the best universities in the world, the University of Helsinki. During the camp the participants will work on state-of-the-art scientific projects dealing with global issues and explore Helsinki and its surroundings.

Applications and acceptance

All applications are to be done online, please find the link below. This year we accept applications from students born in the years 1998 – 2001. The application period will close on 2nd of May 2017 at 4 pm CET.

Online application form » *** Cancelled, due to the participant cancellations ***

The selection of the students will be based on the application form. When filling in the application we kindly ask you to select your favorite topic from the available camp themes, which are Mathematics, Computer Science, and Natural Sciences. There is a limited number of places available.

The list of students selected as participants will be published on 3rd of May 2017.

Once the participants for the LUMA Summer Camp 2017 have been selected, they will have an opportunity to influence themes and content of the camp.

Price and cancellation

The camp fee is 1 860 EUR (incl. VAT). The price does not include international travelling to and from Finland.

We require a 60-day cancellation notice prior to your scheduled arrival, otherwise you will be charged 50% of the total fee.

The fee includes the program for the camp, all meals during the camp (breakfast, lunch, dinner), accommodation, and local transportation in Finland. The camp fee also includes insurance coverage while in Finland, sightseeing, and evening programs during the camp week.

The organizers can not provide participants with any grants to cover the price.


University of Helsinki LumA Science Education Centre

University of Helsinki Centre for Continuing Education


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