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Finland, Island of Seili, Nauvo

Training course on zooplankton identification

This 5-day long course on Baltic Sea zooplankton identification builds upon the more than 50 years of experience the organizing institute, Archipelago Research Institute of the Uni...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Finland, Turku

Professional Services and Productization

This course gives you the overview, knowledge and skills for marketing and productizing professional services, utilizing the innovation pedagogy method.

language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 600
Finland, Joensuu

The Future of Global Media

Presentations by and discussions with teacher and classmates of a wide spectrum of cutting-edge information and reports from global experts on the latest developments in, and futur...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Finland, Joensuu

Food Law and Policy

The course works from the idea of aligning food policies in an effort to improve food security worldwide. Finnish and international experts in fields of food security, food safety...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Finland, Joensuu

Joensuu Summer School on Optics: Optical Engineering: Understanding Optical System by Experiments

Twelve different modules are available divided in two classes: basic knowledge and optical systems. Each experiment can be characterizes by a set of keywords where the list is g...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Finland, Joensuu

Comparative Perspectives of Early Years Education

Comparative perspectives of preschool and early elementary education are examined through relevant studies, articles and observations of Finnish classes. In the beginning of the co...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Finland, Joensuu

The Schools of Tomorrow - Global Education Sauna

Presentations by and discussions with teacher and classmates of information and reports from global experts on the latest developments in, and future of, global media. Focus will...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Finland, Joensuu and Kuopio

Machine Learning Applied to Bioinformatics and Speech Technology

Basics of machine learning (common lectures for two days + practices) Speech technology (common lectures for two days + practices) Bioinformatics (common lectures for two...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Finland, Kuopio

Advanced Course on Environmental Data-Mining (ADM)

Basic concepts of time-series modeling and classification, pre-processing and visualizing the time-series, classification, evaluating the performance of the model, traditional meth...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Finland, Kuopio

Future of Public Health in the Post-2015 World

This Summer School will cover the following topics: - Tracking the Sustainable development goals - Future of non-communicable diseases - Ageing populations and public healt...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Finland, Joensuu

Insiders and Outsiders: everyday bordering processes along the Finnish-Russian border and beyond

Besides an introduction to borders as changing phenomenon and to border studies, the lectures include those on the historical construction of Russian and Soviet borders; people’s e...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Finland, Kuopio

Smartups in Health

Providing basic knowledge about health innovation, sustainability, team building and start up finance. Creating entrepreneurial mind-sets through peer-to-peer and bench learni...

language English
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Finland, Kuopio

International Migration Studies in Child, Youth and Family Welfare

The unprecedented migration of young political refugees from Middle Eastern to European Union countries, and the internal economic pressures forcing Indian rural labourers to leave...

duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Finland, Joensuu and Kuopio

Conference English

Conference presentations are videoed and discussed together in the feedback sessions. The participants will also practise how to chair paper sessions and introduce speakers. Studen...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Finland, Joensuu

Current Trends in Education

The course is based on group work, where international student groups search information about latest research, policy or development themes within the field of Lifelong Learning i...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Finland, Tampere

Fundamentals of Finance

Valuation methods, characteristics of derivatives, and short-term financial planning of corporations. The role of financial markets in economy.

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Finland, Helsinki

21st digital century storytelling

This course aims to provide multiple channels for learner-driven knowledge creation by using digital storytelling as a tool. The course participants will be engaged in authentic ex...

Finland, Turku

Finnish in Working Life for Beginners

The course focuses on understanding and using basic sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of everyday life and especially in working life. Students will als...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 600
Finland, Turku

Memories and generations of feminism in Northern Europe

The course explores the history and contemporary forms of feminist struggles in Russia and the Nordic countries. It brings together feminist scholars, journalists and activists of...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Finland, Helsinki

Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience

The human brain and its ability to adapt to the demands of the environment is at the core of our course. This course is useful for students who wish to gain knowledge about the mos...

Finland, Helsinki

Challenges of Democratic Development in Eastern Europe

This course offers an overview of the current challenges of social and political development in Eastern Europe. Taught by a group of area studies experts in history, political scie...

Finland, Helsinki

Co-operative Enterprise Law

Cooperative enterprise law is only rarely part of teaching curricula, even if about one billion members around the world are involved in this special form of enterprise with an eco...

Finland, Helsinki

Diversities of Religions and Worldviews in Public Education

The main purpose is to provide a multidisciplinary academic summer school course with a main focus on the diversity and pluralism of religions and worldviews in education. To do th...

Finland, Helsinki

English as a Lingua Franca: Changing Language Practices

English has become a global language of intercultural communication and is used worldwide as a contact language between people who do not share a common native language. Non-native...

Finland, Helsinki

Environmental Ethics in a Global Context

This course is an introduction to environmental ethics as a philosophical discipline helpful to analyse environmental case studies. It aims to raise awareness about the fundamental...

Finland, Helsinki

Environmental Impacts of Catchment from Headwaters to the Sea

This course introduces students to the overall picture of environmental impact on the Baltic Sea. It will do so by analysing the role of catchment area and inland waters in the wat...

Finland, Helsinki

Faith and Globalization

This Helsinki Summer School course addresses some of the key issues of religion and violence as well as religiously inspired ethics in the face of secular modernity and globalisati...

Finland, Helsinki

Games and History: Playing with Time and Culture

This course takes a look at the continuously evolving field of board and video games from a historian’s viewpoint. Working with lectures, workshops and student presentations, it ex...

Finland, Helsinki

Heavy Metal Music in Contemporary History and Society

This course explores the development of the popular music style of Heavy Metal. The primary focus will be on the musical elements of the genre, its historical features and its rela...

Finland, Helsinki

Humour and Power in Media Society

Humour, media and power are intertwined in many different ways. Publicity of politics is more entertaining-oriented than before, and our entertainment deals with politics more expl...

Finland, Helsinki

Introduction to Conceptual History

In August 2017 “An Introduction to Conceptual History” will be offered by the Centre for Nordic Studies, University of Helsinki, as part of the Helsinki Summer School. Now in its t...

Finland, Helsinki

Introduction to Modern Atmospheric Science I – Look on air quality in China

What is good air quality and what determines the quality of the air that we breathe? This course on modern atmospheric science examines the key themes and processes affecting air q...

Finland, Helsinki

Law and Society in China

This Helsinki Summer School course examines core issues in Chinese law and society. The aim of this introductory course is to provide students with a foundation of the legal system...

Finland, Helsinki

Managing Sustainable Forest Landscapes

This course seeks to enhance our understanding of forest ecosystem services, not least as the future of global forest resources is a daily concern in international policy debate an...

Finland, Helsinki

Populism in Europe and Beyond

This course offers a hands-on experience for students who are in equal degrees fascinated and confused by the persistence of populism in Europe and beyond. It is near impossible no...

Finland, Helsinki

Postfoundational Discourse Theory in Humanities and Social Science Research

In these turbulent times, it is important to focus on the founding processes and foundations of our social and political existence. Many structures, identities and ideas we have ta...

Finland, Helsinki

The Welfare City

This Helsinki Summer School course takes a look at the welfare city as a sustainable model of urban development. A welfare city, such as Helsinki, promotes the wellbeing of its cit...

Finland, Tampere

Introduction to Programming

Programming

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Finland, Turku

Game Development

Dreaming of a career in game industry? Want to learn to develop games of your own? The course is designed to give unique opportunity to have hands-on-experience in game design, pro...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 800
Finland, Lappeenranta

Solar Economy and Smart Grids

Perspectives on the future of bioenergy use.

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 895
Finland, Lappeenranta

Simulation Modelling in Industrial Management

This course is designated to explore two critical aspects of simulation modelling to business management: - The analysis and development of already existing processes - The analy...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 895
Finland, Lappeenranta

Material Selection and Manufacturability Aspects of Energy Technology Applications

During the course the student will become familiar with the properties and application areas of different constructional materials.

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 895
Finland, Tampere

Finnish Survival Course

Basics of Finnish for situations in everyday life.

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 200
Finland, Tampere

Introduction to Web Publishing

The course presents the general concepts and techniques of web publishing. During the classroom teaching sessions, students follow guided exercises and short theoretical introducti...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Finland, Tampere

English as a Global Language

The course reviews linguistic as well as various socio-cultural aspects of English as a global language, paying attention to both theory and practice.

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Finland, Tampere

Dialogue: Constructive Talk at Work

The course aims to provide students with such communication skills that help further dialogue in the work place when using English as a lingua franca.

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 200
Finland, Tampere

Introduction to Game Research

The course takes both theoretical and practical look on games. Although the course focuses on video games, the concepts and methods learned during the course can be applied to any...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Finland, Tampere

Cultural Diversity in Education and at Work

During the course, the foundations, aims, and key concepts of multicultural and intercultural education will be explored. In addition, studies concerning multicultural study and wo...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Finland, Tampere

Education, Work and Culture

The course examines cross-cultural reflections on meanings of work and education, supported by relevant case studies from work-related educational praxis

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Finland, Tampere

Fundamentals of Human-Technology Interaction

Human-Technology Interaction

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Finland, Tampere

Workshop in Media Literacies: Film Literacy Education

During the course, participants will analyze movies from film studies’ perspective and learn several film theories and important elements of film such as genre, narrative and style

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Finland, Tampere

Nordic Welfare Model and Social Services in Transition

The course introduces the welfare state and especially the Nordic welfare state from historical and present day perspective.

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Finland, Tampere

Families in Health and Social Care

The aim of the course is to deepen the understanding about families, family theories, families in health and social care, and family nursing.

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Finland, Lappeenranta

Advanced Course in Strategic Management

Main schools of strategic management, the challenges and criticism of current strategic management theories, current development paths of strategic management theory, and linking s...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 895
Finland, Lappeenranta

Software Engineering for Sustainability

Course description will be available soon.

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 895
Finland, Lappeenranta

Computational Fluid Dynamics

- Conservation laws and general fluid dynamics equations. - Specific flow models valid for different flow configurations. - Basics of finite element methods. - Advanced numerica...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 895
Finland, Lappeenranta

Doing Business in Russia (+ trip to St. Petersburg)

Russia as a business context. Russia as a cultural context. Excursion to St. Petersburg, Russia

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 895
Finland, Lappeenranta

International Marketing of High Technology Products and Innovations

Course topics: - Strategy and corporate culture in high tech firms. - Partnerships and alliances. - Marketing research in high tech markets. - Understanding high tech customer...

language English
duration 5 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 895
Finland, Lappeenranta

Inventive Product Design and Advanced TRIZ

Optimization and Invention. Design roadmaps.

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 895
Finland, Lappeenranta

Additive Manufacturing – 3D printing

- terminology used in additive manufacturing - most common methods, processes and equipment - principles of utilisation of additive manufacturing in product design - economical...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 895
Finland, Lappeenranta

Doing Business in/with Latin America

The main topics of the course: - Understanding Latin America as a business environment; Latin America as a cultural context, Latin American business culture. - Modes of entry in...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 895
Finland, Lappeenranta

Creativity and Entrepreneurship in New Product Development from the Silicon Valley's Perspectives

This course is designed to explore two critical business topics related to product management strategy in marketing: - the design and development of new ideas for product/service...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 895
Finland, Lappeenranta

Systematic Creativity - TRIZ Basics

Core content: why modern economy is innovation driven and what part of innovation is the invention.

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 895
Finland, Lappeenranta

Computational Engineering and Technical Physics

- Nanophysics - Applied superconductivity - Ferroelectrics - Other advanced topics in material science connected to nanophysics

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 895
Finland, Lappeenranta

International Human Resource Management

This course focuses on the following aspects: - the influence of culture on the design and efficiency of HRM practices - expatriate management - international recruitment and bu...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 895
Finland, Lappeenranta

Code Camp

Brainstorm and bring out your most creative ideas! Develop for all sorts of gadgets from Arduinos to brainwave scanners. We will bring pile of the exotic gadgets. What's the most c...

duration 1 week
credits 1 ECTS
fee EUR 895

Courses 2016

Finland, Jyväskylä

Longitudinal Data Analysis

We first present linear mixed models for continuous hierarchical data. The focus lies on the modeler’s perspective and on applications. Emphasis will be on model formulation, param...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Designer Coordination and Organometallic Chemistry for Single-Molecule Magnet Applications

Single-molecule magnets (SMMs) are coordination complexes that display slowly relaxing magnetization in the absence of an applied magnetic field. This course summarizes the importa...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Theoretical Description of Molecular Magnetism

The aim of these lectures is to introduce the quantum mechanical description of magnetism of molecular materials. The course is divided in two modules: • Basic magnetic properties...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Fate of Organic Chemicals in the Environment

Why Study Fate of Organics as a Group? Partitioning of Chemicals Fate of Chemicals Transport Bio concentration Degradation

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Bioinformatics for Microbial Ecologists

Are you drowning in high-throughput amplicon (marker gene) sequence data? How to filter it, cluster it, classify it and extract some ecological information from those hundreds of t...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Sequential Experimentation and decision making by Anytime Randomized Search Heuristics

This course on sequential experimentation will collect together work from a number of areas of modern science and engineering (from quantum control to synthetic biology), and show...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Online Social Media Analytics

Online social media analytics is an emerging field in modern science, thanks to the growing abundance of data. Seeking to enhance our understanding of the principles and patterns o...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Topics in Random Planar Maps

Random planar maps, which are random graphs embedded in a given 2-dimensional surface, are a natural model for a random 2-dimensional geometry. In this course, we will focus on som...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Resolution of Singularities

In 1964, Heisuke Hironaka published his famous work on Resolution of Singularities, for which he was awarded the Fields Medal. This beautiful theorem in complex algebraic geometry...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Dark Matter in Astroparticle Physics

Only about one sixth of the total matter in the Universe is composed of known particles. The remaining fraction is unidentified and behaves like a dissipation-less fluid called dar...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Finland, Espoo

Transportation

The 2016 theme will be Embracing the Complexity of Mobility. The lectures will focus on emerging mobility and data technologies, social dimension and values, ethics, and planning a...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 700
Finland, Jyväskylä

Superconducting Quantum Computer

The superconducting quantum computer is the most advanced quantum computer to date. Due to the recent breakthroughs in implementing quantum error correction in this platform, the l...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Homogeneous Catalysis

• Fundamentals: coordination chemistry (metal-ligand bond, structure, 18- and 16-electron rules, types of reactions) • Introduction to Catalysis • Alkene Hydrogenation • Carbony...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Molecular Electrochemistry

• Introduction • Redox potential and structure relationships o Models and applications in coordination compounds • Methods o Cyclic voltammetry o Digital simulation o Control...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Introduction to Quantum Computing

Elementary aspects of quantum computing are outlined. Emphasis is put on "how to build and manipulate a quantum computer" rather than purely theoretical aspects. 1. Quantum Theory...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Multigrid Methods

Multigrid (MG) methods provide optimal complexity algorithms for the iterative solution of various classes of discrete elliptic boundary value problems as they arise in the simulat...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Complex Dynamics and Mating Habits of Polynomials

I will give an introduction to the iteration of complex polynomials, focusing on quadratic polynomials. I will give a short tour of the parameter space for quadratic polynomials (w...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Lévy and Feller Processes and Applications

We provide a self-contained introduction to Lévy processes (i.e. stochastic processes with independent and stationary increments). This class of processes is the simplest class of...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Viscous Relativistic Hydrodynamics

Fluid dynamical modeling has become one of the cornerstones in understanding the dynamics and the properties of the strongly interacting system formed in heavy-ion collisions at ul...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

QCD Kinetic Theory And Thermalization

Non-equilibrium physics of strong interactions offers an interesting playground of quantum field theory in extreme conditions. In particular, one of the major open theoretical ques...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

The Science of Atomic Clusters

Atomic clusters, with sizes from a few to thousands of atoms, represent a fascinating cross-disciplinary field of research on the border between chemistry, physics and materials sc...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Data Mining for Data Science

Data science is an emerging interdisciplinary area that studies how to develop and use methods for extracting useful information and knowledge from data. Patterns and models mined...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Finland, Kuopio

Nature and Activity

this Summer school programme includes following study modules: Language Module: This module is available for students with all levels of language knowledge. Our teachers are expe...

language Finnish
duration 5 weeks
credits 4.5 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä, Konnevesi Research Station

Methods in Community Ecology

The course will provide an outline of the concepts and methods one must master to understand ecological communities and the factors affecting them. We start with a dive into the ba...

Finland, Jyväskylä, Konnevesi Research Station

Boreal Winter Ecology

The course deals with dynamics in physical and biotic environment in boreal and subarctic winter, individual and population level adaptation to cold environment and effects of clim...

Courses 2015

Finland, Turku

Turku Game Lab - Game Development

A three-week (6 ECTS) intensive summer programme in game development. The course provides you with a unique opportunity for both theoretical and hands-on knowledge in game design,...

duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 890
Finland, Tampere

Entrepreneurship Summer School

The Entrepreneurship Summer School is a week-long entrepreneurship camp for researchers and BA/MA students. It takes place in a countryside location outside the city of Tampere....

duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 900
Finland, Turku

International Summer School in Innovative Work Organizations

The course increases students’ innovation competencies and understanging of the reasons why innovations are needed in contemporary society. The course prepares the students to be a...

duration 3 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 400
Finland, Turku

International Summer School in Mental Health, Crises and Recovery

The student will be able to: -deliver endeavors of mental health promotion on community and individual level -give information about mental health service systems in Fi...

duration 3 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 400
Finland, Tampere, Finland - St. Petersburg, Russia

Tampere - St. Petersburg Summer School

"See the other side" at the Tampere – St Petersburg Summer School! What is actually going on in Russia these days? This course will present some of the political, economic, soci...

duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 900
Finland, Helsinki

Managing Sustainable Forest Landscapes

This course seeks to enhance our understanding of forest ecosystem services, not least as the future of global forest resources is a daily concern in international policy debate an...

Finland, Helsinki

Introduction to Bioethics

Research on biosciences and biotechnologies has evolved vastly during the past decades. Biosciences and their novel applications now have an enormous impact on society in shaping o...

Finland, Helsinki

The Welfare City

This Helsinki Summer School course takes a look at the welfare city as a sustainable model of urban development. A welfare city, such as Helsinki, promotes the wellbeing of its cit...

Finland, Helsinki

Co-operative Enterprise Law

Co-operative enterprise law is only rarely part of teaching curricula, even if about one billion members around the world are involved in this special form of enterprise with an ec...

Finland, Helsinki

Science Fiction in Literature and Culture

This course offers a concise view of the birth of science fiction as a literary genre, its development and its increasingly ambitious themes which both connect with and propose to...

Finland, Helsinki

Intensive Finnish

This intensive basic course in Finnish offers incoming students the opportunity to study the Finnish language before the beginning of the University's autumn term. The course inclu...

Finland, Helsinki

Ecology and Management of Urban Green Space

This course introduces students to the theory and practice of ecology and management of urban green areas. The course will tackle urban sustainability, the ecosystem services appro...

Finland, Helsinki

English as a Lingua Franca – a New Language?

English has become a global language of intercultural communication and is used worldwide as a contact language between people who do not share a common native language. Non-native...

Finland, Helsinki

Globalisation, Media and the Cosmopolitan Citizen

This course critically interrogates common understandings of globalisation (of our own as well as of others). We start from the idea that, even though there are clearly actual mate...

Finland, Helsinki

Environmental Ethics in a Global Context

This course is an introduction to environmental ethics as a philosophical discipline helpful to analysing environmental case studies. It aims to raise awareness about the fundament...

Finland, Helsinki

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Nations and Nationalism in Contemporary Europe

This course takes an interdisciplinary approach to questions of nations and nationalism in contemporary Europe. It offers an in-depth review of the main research traditions and app...

Finland, Helsinki

Museums and Memorial Sites: Displaying and remembering minorities

The objective of this multidisciplinary course is to teach how different minorities have been taken into consideration in museums and memorials and to advance the students’ underst...

Finland, Helsinki

Games and History

This course takes a look at the continuously evolving field of games from a historian’s viewpoint. Working with lectures, workshops and student presentations, it examines games as...

Finland, Helsinki

Heavy Metal Music in Contemporary History and Society

This course explores the development of the popular music style of Heavy Metal. The primary focus will be on the history of the genre and its importance in contemporary western soc...

Finland, Helsinki

Gender, Culture and Politics

This course is an overview of Finnish gender studies today, both in the humanities and the social sciences. As such, the course also provides insights into contemporary society, de...

Finland, Helsinki

Cognitive Neuroscience

The human brain and its ability to adapt to the demands of the environment is at the core of our course. This course is particularly useful for students who wish to gain knowledge...

Finland, Helsinki

Intercultural Communication and Multilingualism

What is meant by Intercultural Communication? What are the contexts in which Intercultural Communication typically occurs and what are its distinguishing features? Which factors co...

Finland, Helsinki

Developing Intercultural Awareness of Selfness and Otherness

During this course participants will reflect on self- and otherness, and critically review the supposedly culturally determined differences usually highlighted in intercultural com...

Finland, Helsinki

Understanding Finnish Education: From Myths to Realities

Finnish education is famous worldwide, especially thanks to the PISA tests. Thousands of specialists and students have visited the country to witness its educational 'miracle'. Thi...

Finland, Helsinki

Challenges of Democratic Development in Eastern Europe

This course offers an overview of the current challenges of social and political development in Eastern Europe. Taught by a group of area studies experts in history, political scie...

Finland, Southern Finland

Environmental Impacts of Catchment from Headwaters to the Sea

This course introduces students to the overall picture of environmental impact on the Baltic Sea. It will do so by analysing the role of catchment area and inland waters in the wat...

Finland, Tampere

Basics of Finnish

Contents: - pronunciation - basic structure of Finnish - day-to-day language: greetings, introductions, shopping, asking the way - Finnish food, habits, education...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 30
Finland, Tampere

Experience Nature Tourism Product Development and Gastronomy

The course is conducted in cooperation with TAMK students and a local partner company. Contents: - principles of experience economy - method of experience product deve...

duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Finland, Tornio

Arctic Cooperation and Cross-Border Expertise

Lapland University of Applied Sciences in Tornio is organizing a “Summer School on Arctic Cooperation and Cross-Border Expertise.” Through the co-operation with our partner univer...

Finland, Tampere

Game Design Workshop

This Summer School takes place in TAMK's newest campus Mediapolis, which also houses Finnish Broadcasting Company's TV2 studios and various other media-related companies! Conten...

duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 880

Courses 2012

Finland, Oulu

Flexible Solar Cells

This summer school, like no others, will provide the great opportunity for students and researchers to learn and get familiar with the recent trends and achievements in the field o...

duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 150