Apply to the Summer School in Human Sciences 2023 at JYU!

We are pleased to welcome your students to our 19th International Summer School in Human Sciences offered on 22 May - 9 June 2023. The Summer School comprises of 14 interdisciplinary courses for students interested in e.g. language and culture studies, communication, education, music, sport and health sciences, business and marketing and social sciences.

The summer school of 2023 will be held as a physical event on campus. The University of Jyväskylä constantly monitors the Covid-19 pandemic situation and is prepared to make changes and adjustments to the programme if necessary. You can also check our website for any updates: www.jyu.fi/hs-summerschool

Please be advised that the courses “Visual Communication as a Way to Improve Working Life Skills” (week 1) and “Nordic working life model: past, present and the future of work in light of institutional theories” (week 2) are offered as Erasmus+ blended short term mobility periods. If your institution offers Erasmus+ funding for students to participate in blended short term mobility periods (and our inter-institutional agreement includes blended mobility), your students may be able to apply for it to take part in these courses and to cover travel and accommodation costs. We would be grateful if you can inform your students about this possibility, if applicable.

More information on the Summer School can be found below and at www.jyu.fi/hs-summerschool.

In addition to high-quality teaching in a multicultural setting, we look forward to providing students with an extensive free-time programme, networking opportunities and a taste of the Finnish summer!

In case you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at: hsss@jyu.fi.

 

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International Summer School in Human Sciences

22 May - 9 June 2023

The University of Jyväskylä is pleased to welcome you to our 19th International Summer School in Human Sciences in May-June 2023. The Summer School in Human Sciences comprises of 14 interdisciplinary courses for undergraduate and/or graduate students interested in e.g. language and culture studies, communication, education, music, sport and health sciences, business and marketing and social sciences.

 

The distinctive quality and solid reputation of the Finnish education system brings thousands of international students to the country every year. Jyväskylä is an exceptionally attractive study destination with its combination of top-quality education and research, technologically advanced campus, safe and stable society, unique Nordic nature and landscape, and a wide range of sports and cultural events and activities.

The summer school of 2023 will be held as a physical event on campus. The University of Jyväskylä constantly monitors the Covid-19 pandemic situation and is prepared to make changes and adjustments to the programme if necessary. You can also check our website for any updates: www.jyu.fi/hs-summerschool

Courses available:

Week 1 (22. - 26.5.2023)

  • Finnish Language and Culture
  • Visual Communication as a Way to Improve Working Life Skills*
  • International Summer School in Sport Event Management
  • Current Perspectives on New Business Development and Corporate Entrepreneurship

Week 2 (29.5. – 2.6.2023)

  • Education in Finland
  • Social Marketing
  • Nordic working life model: past, present and the future of work in light of institutional theories*
  • Music, Mind & Well-being
  • Digital Business Strategy

 

Week 3 (5. - 9.6.2023)

  • Multilingual Communication in Multicultural Teams
  • Mindfulness in the Modern World
  • Doing business in Finland, in Chile and in Peru – similarities and differences in business environment
  • Introduction to Intercultural Communication
  • Physical activity, Sport, Health and Health Promotion - International Perspectives

Course descriptions

http://r.jyu.fi/hs-summerschool/courses

*Note that the courses “Visual Communication as a Way to Improve Working Life Skills” (week 1) and “Nordic working life model: past, present and the future of work in light of institutional theories” (week 2) are offered as blended short term mobility periods. If your home university offers Erasmus+ funding for students to participate in blended short term mobility periods, you may be able to apply for it to take part in these courses. The grant can be used to cover travel and accommodation costs. Please check from your home university coordinator if this grant is available at your institution.

How to apply?

The online application form and instructions for completing the application are available at http://r.jyu.fi/hs-summerschool/apply. The application deadline is 1 March 2023. You are welcome to apply for the full summer school programme (one course per week) or parts of it. Each course lasts one week and they are 2-5 ECTS credits.

 

Participants

Students from partner universities all over the world are invited to apply to the Summer School. Also the degree and exchange students of the University of Jyväskylä are welcome to join the courses.

 

Costs

The University of Jyväskylä does not charge tuition or course fees from students of partner universities collecting eventual tuition fees of their own. Students are expected to pay for their travel to and from Jyväskylä as well as living expenses and accommodation while in Jyväskylä. Small participation fees may be collected for individual events of the social programme.

Teaching staff

The teaching staff of the Summer School consists of professors, researchers and experts from the University of Jyväskylä and from partner universities.

 

Arrival service and student tutors
Summer School participants arriving from abroad are assisted by student tutors (fellow students of the University of Jyväskylä). The student tutors will help international Summer School participants with practical matters and finding their way around Jyväskylä.

 

Free time programme
The summer school offers an extensive free time programme, which allows participants to get to know Jyväskylä and the Finnish summer, as well as their fellow students. The programme includes various activities such as cultural evenings, get-togethers, excursions, Finnish sauna evenings, picnics etc. The social programme is mainly free of charge.

 

Accommodation

The summer school has reserved a tentative quota of rooms for summer school students. Detailed information about accommodation during the summer school, reservation and payment instructions will be sent to students who have been granted admission to the Summer School. Information about accommodation options is available on the accommodation website: http://r.jyu.fi/hs-summerschool/housing.

 

Further information:

Summer School in Human Sciences

University of Jyväskylä

E-mail: hsss@jyu.fi

www.jyu.fi/hs-summerschool