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Humour Summer School 2012
12th International Summer School and Symposium on Humour and Laughter: Theory, Research and Applications


Apply now for a place!

In order to attend  the Summer School and Symposium, it is necessary to apply for a place.  This is done by an online application form  or by sending the application by post (application form paper) to the address

Pirjo Nuutinen

University of Eastern Finland

Savonlinna Campus

Kuninkaankartanonkatu 7

57100 Savonlinna


Places are limited, so it is advisable to apply early to ensure that you can attend.


The registration fee includes all materials and  refreshments during breaks and a free opera ticket.  You will be notified as soon as possible if you have been allocated a place at the Summer School and Symposium, and details of how to pay will be sent to you by email.

The fee is payable either in Euros (if paying by bank transfer) or in British pounds (if paying by credit card). The different rates are shown in the tables below.

Registration   Early €  Early   Late €   Late
Student    320   280   380   330
ISHS /AATH member    350   305   410   360
Former participants    350   305   410   360
Other    380   330   410   360


The participants are encouraged to find support from the various Science Foundations from their countries and apply for personal stipends that these may offer.

Here is a useful currency converter.


DEADLINE 1 for early registration:  March 31
DEADLINE 2  for registration cancellation with full refund: May 15
DEADLINE 3  for registration cancellation with 70% refund: June 1

Cancellations after  the  Deadline 3 receive no repayment of the fee.

START DATE : Summer School begins  July 2.

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