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How to apply

Application process is easy! Any Aalto University student can apply according to these steps:

  1. Go to the list of courses
  2. Sign in to the system. Use your existing account or create a new one if you don’t have one yet
  3. Choose 1-3 interesting courses
  4. Write a Motivation Letter to every course separately. In the letter tell the organizers why they should pick you. You can find tips here and behind the link below.
  5. After the application period we validate your account. For that, send best-h(a)list.ayy.fi a message from your Aalto email (xx.xx@aalto.fi)
  6. If you were selected to a course or a leisure event pay the 50€ deposit fee according to the instructions below. If you were extra accepted, same thing. You’ll receive your deposit back after the course.
  • FI78 3131 1001 1779 34
  • Account holder: BEST
  • Reference number: 3625
  • Amount: 50e

7. Read the instructions from the course organizers, see Survival Guide and book your tickets to the
8. Pay the participation fee (max 55 € for academic courses) in the beginning of the course
9. Evaluate the course here afterwards. You can’t get the deposit back before completing the evaluation.

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Example Motivation Letters