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STP | Summer in Finland: Digital Business Master Class (Aalto)
Helsinki, Finland (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Winter
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Restrictions: RMIT applicants only
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Exchange Program (Semester/Year) applicants: Scroll down to the Program Description to view exchange application deadlines.

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RMIT College (AUS)/School (VTN): Business (BUS) RMIT School: Any compatible discipline
Study level: Postgraduate
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Program type: Global Winter Programs
About your Experience
About your Experience
Aalto STP DBMC 2018
Program details
  • Host institution: Aalto University School of Business
  • Program dates:  2 - 13 July, 2018 (NOTE: there is also online teamwork in June and August)
  • Availability: 5 exchange (tuition fee waiver) places for RMIT students
Discover the advantages of digital trends, emerging technologies, business design thinking and data-driven business, while enjoying the nightless summer nights, sauna with locals, beautiful beaches, buzzing start-up scene and Nordic superfoods in Finland's capital city Helsinki. See here for more information.  
This short-term program will be particularly attractive to Postgraduate Business students, running during the Melbourne winter mid-semester break, this will allow students to gain credit outside the main semesters.

  • Postgraduate students only
  • GPA of 2.0 or above preferred
Academic / course details at Aalto Learning outcomes:
  • Learn and explore key topics in digital business
  • Understand the constantly evolving digital business landscape both locally and globally
  • Plan projects and understand the project management life-cycle
  • Work in international multi-disciplinary virtual teams
  • Become familiar with typical digital business scenarios
  • Gain both theoretical and practical knowledge on digital business transforming industries
Academic credit at RMIT
This is an opportunity for you to gain credit for your degree during the RMIT mid-semester break.
  • The exact credit will need to be discussed with your RMIT Program Coordinator. You will need to complete a study plan as part of your application as per the application process below.
NOTE: this program is part of a reciprocal exchange agreement; if selected you will enrol into EXTL placeholder courses for which you will pay tuition fees to RMIT.

Program cost

Costs to consider (but not limited to):
  • Flights
  • Accommodation 450€
  • RMIT tuition fee
  • Host country visa (if applicable)
  • Personal expenditure
** RMIT student travel insurance:
Students are now covered by RMIT’s travel insurance, although you may require additional cover depending on your circumstances. For more info, please see here.
The cost of accommodation is 450€ in a shared 2-person room. Accommodation for July 1–14 is booked from Hostel Domus Academica, which is close to campus
Application and selection process
STEP 1: apply via Mobi by clicking the ‘Apply now’ button above by 15 April 2018
Your application must include:
  1. Academic Approval: your RMIT school-approved study plan. See here for more information about seeking study plan approval.
  2. A statement of purpose about why you want to participate in this program and how it will benefit you personally and academically.
STEP 2: Successful applicants will then be nominated to the host institution
STEP 3: If nominated, you will then be contacted by the Global Experience Office (GEO), who will advise you about the next stage of your application. You will need to complete an application to the host institution by 25 April 2018.
There may be alternative ways to fund your trip. Please check the Scholarships website and Global Experience website for funding options.

RMIT contact
Philippa Scott
Global Mobility Advisor (Short-Term programs)
Phone: +61 3 9925 9980
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Exchange Program (Semester/Year): scroll to the Program Description to apply.

All Other Programs: once application cycle opens, use the "Apply Now" button that will appear in this section.