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Nordic Master's Degree Programme in Environmental Changes at Higher Latitudes (EnCHiL)

The EnCHiL Nordic Master programme is a two-year Master’s degree programme (120 ECTS) offered jointly by the EnCHiL consortium. The programme has a compulsory mobility scheme, where all students will at least spend one semester at another EnCHiL university.

The EnCHiL consortium is formed by three main partners and four associated partners. The main partners are Agricultural University of Iceland, University of Helsinki, and Lund University. The associated partners are Greenland Institute of Natural Resources, Aarhus University, University of Oulu, and Estonian University of Life Sciences.

The University of Helsinki offers some online courses to the students of the EnCHiL Master's Degree Programme.
Read more about the courses, the application process, study facilities and other practical matters below.

List of courses and who can apply?

Application Period: 27 September - 10 October 2022.

Who can Apply?

Only the degree students of the EnCHiL Master's Degree Programme.

ATM302 (5 op) 1.11.–13.12.2022

ATM308 Statistical tools for atmospheric science (5 op) 1.11.–16.12.2022

ECGS-031 Arctic climate change (5 op) 31.10.2022–14.12.2022

Step-by-step application guide

The deadline for submitting your application to the University of Helsinki is October 10th 2022. We do not accept late submissions.

Please note that our online application system is not mobile phone friendly, so please use a computer to submit your application. The registration is done through the Mobility Online portal of the University of Helsinki

  1. Start the application process by registering online using the Mobility Online portal:
  2. Click the "ISEP, NORTH2NORTH.." banner in the upper right corner and then select the programme Tailor-made courses. You can then fill in the registration form. If you do not see the registration form, check that you have clicked on the link in the upper right corner (do not use the menu).

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  3. Start filling in the form by filling in your personal details and choosing:
    - The faculty at the University of Helsinki which you apply to: Choose according to the Faculty of the course you are applying to (For the courses of atmospheric sciences choose Faculty of Science)
    - degree programme at the University of Helsinki: Fill in N/A (Master's Programme in Atmospheric Sciences)
    - course name: The name/s of the courses you are applying to. If you apply to more than one course, please list the order you wish to prioritize the attendance of the courses. Please write also the code of the course (e.g. ATM373)
    - duration of the study period: 20.10. 2022 - 31.1.2023
  4. When you have completed the registration form, you will receive an email in which you’ll find a link to your application account where you must finalize your application.
  5. Create a username and a password that both have a minimum of 8 and a maximum of 12 characters, at least one number, at least one upper case letter and no special characters. For example: Username1, passWord1.
  6. In order to finalize your application, complete your personal details and upload the required documents (your transcript).
  7. Required attachment to be submitted with your application:
    -  transcript or student certificate from your home university in English, Finnish or Swedish
  8. When you are ready, click on the link "Confirm that you have uploaded all required documents".  Tick the small box. Save your confirmation with the “Create” button. This completes your application (there is no separate submit/send button).

When your application has been reviewed, you will receive an acceptance e-mail from the University of Helsinki. Your acceptance to the course(s) will be confirmed in your acceptance e-mail.

Contact information


Our service email address about the application process is:
For student exchange and visiting student applicants:

When sending an e-mail please mention "EnCHiL virtual courses" in the subject field.

Contact by phone
You can reach us by calling our phone number +358 2941 22401 on weekdays between 12–14 (EET).

Information about the course
You can find contact information for each course on the respective courses' website