Survival box

As an exchange student you can rent a starting package/ survival box for your stay in Finland. This box contains of necessary items as a pillow, a blanket, a sharp cutting knife, a dinner plate and a soup plate and so on. The Student Union Novium provides this service in Vasa/Vaasa and Åbo/Turku. If you are an exchange student at another campus, please be in contact with Novium (

Do you want a box?

  • Vasa/Vaasa (Survival box)

If you want to rent a box, please contact at least two weeks before your arrival. The rent is (from January 2019) 80 € (contains a 60 € deposit which is refunded if everything is returned in good order).  Send an e-mail to  to receive the rental agreement and more information.

You can also rent a Survival Kit from the company Student Survival. Prices from 19 €. Check their website for more information.


  • Åbo/Turku (Starting packages)

From the link below you get updated information about the starting packages and you can also be in contact with Novium if you have any questions (