Get involved & join as a member

Actual membership

You can join OSA by signing up as an actual member. Actual members can be students of any degree, postgraduate students or exchange students at the University of Helsinki. Actual members can vote during general meetings and run for Board positions. The annual membership fee for 2022 is 10 euros.

If you are not a student at the University of Helsinki, you can still support our work! See the “Support Membership” section below.

Three easy steps to become an OSA member:

  1. Fill in the form below to subscribe to our newsletter (this is important because you want to hear about all the amazing events we are organising!
  2. Pay the membership fee.
  3. Enjoy your OSA membership: social events, career developments and a lot more!

Part 1.

Fill out the sign up form here

Part 2.

Pay your membership fee of 10 euros to the account below and make sure you remember to add the reference number:

Name: One Step Ahead ry

IBAN: FI34 4730 0010 5576 18

Reference number: 20213

It’s as easy as that! We are very excited to have you as a member!

If you’re a teacher, researcher, administrator, educational professional, or simply interested in education, and you want to support the activities of OSA, you can now become a support member! As a support member, you receive attending and speaking privileges at the General Meetings of the association. At the same time, you support our work, such as the Changing Education Multimedia Platform, educational projects, seminars, and other events. You can find out more about our activities here.

Follow these two steps to become a support member of OSA:

  • Sign up as a support member via this form, it only takes a minute!
  • Pay the support membership fee.
    • The supporting membership fee is divided into three categories: 20 euros/30 euros/50 euros. Supporting members can decide themselves which category they want to pay. Support memberships are valid for the calendar year. Supporting members paying the fee in 2021 will have a valid support membership for the duration of 2022. IMPORTANT: supporting members receive the same rights irrespective of the fee category they choose.

Please pay your membership fee using the following information (make sure you remember to include the reference number):

Name: One Step Ahead ry

IBAN: FI34 4730 0010 5576 18


Reference number: 3337

Thank you for becoming a support member! We at OSA really appreciate your support!

Joining the board

Elections are held at our Autumn General Meeting. Follow us on social media (Facebook or Instagram) to receive updates on upcoming meetings!


Check out our current activities and how you can get involved, for example by publishing your blog post on our Changing Education platform.