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Contents and application information

Contents and application information



a) theoretical and practical lectures from the leading apa-experts in Europe and in Finland
b) some visits to Finnish institutions (e.g. rehabilitation center, prison, psychiatric hospital)
c) 3-4 practical projects, in which students will try the theoretical things they have learned in to practice (John Dewey: Learning by Doing).

EUDAPA Programme in Terms of Courses (total 30 credits):

The position of adapted physical activity in the society & the functioning bodies at this field 4 cr

Scientific database of adapted physical activity 9 cr

Adaptations of sports & pedagogy 6 cr

Multiculturality including alternative communication 3 cr

Adapted physical activity in practical projects 8 cr

Funding is based on Erasmus/Socrates agreements between Haaga-Helia UAS and the participating university. A special agreement for EUDAPA will be made. This will make it possible to the sending university to support financially the participating student (and teacher as well). Haaga-Helia UAS will provide the Finnish experts.

Costs for a student for accommodation from 29.1.-18.5.2018 in double rooms in a flat with 2 rooms + joint kitchen + joint bathroom is about 300€/month. Student lunch at the university is 2,60€. For the inclusive wintersports week some extra 100-200€ is needed for transportation & lodging. For the educational trip to another European country Haaga-Helia will subsidize 150€. The education itself is free.

You can find the programme of 2016 from this website (Weekly themes). EUDAPA 2018 programme will be published in November 2017.


Please return the application form by e-mail to EUDAPA secretary, Mrs. Noora Viljanen to address noora.viljanen(at)haaga-helia.fi. The application form will be published here in August 2017.
The last day for applications is 27.10.2017. We will inform the selected students before 10.11.2017.
Any questions or further information: elsa.havas(a)haaga-helia.fi

ELIGIBILITY for a student:

  •     at least 10 ects of apa (or apa-related) studies at home university
  •     sufficient/good knowledge of English
  •     the student's home university and Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences has to have a bilateral Erasmus/Socrates agreement