International Summer School in Human Sciences
24 May - 11 June 2021
The University of Jyväskylä is pleased to welcome you to our 17th International Summer School in Human Sciences in May-June 2021. The Summer School in Human Sciences comprises of 15 interdisciplinary courses for undergraduate and/or graduate students interested in e.g. language and culture studies, communication, education, music, psychology, sport and health sciences, business and marketing and social sciences.
Please note that the Summer School in Human Sciences will be arranged according to the Covid-19 pandemic regulations. In case the pandemic situation does not allow us to arrange the summer school physically on campus, most of the summer school course programme can be offered online. We will keep the applicants informed about the situation. You can follow our website for updates: www.jyu.fi/hs-summerschool
Week I: 24 - 28 May 2021
Finnish Language and Culture
Education in Finland
Introduction to Intercultural Communication
Music, Mind & Well-being
How to make a successful application for Erasmus+ Sport programme
Week II: 31 May - 4 June 2021
Visual Communication as a Way to Improve Working Life Skills
National Education Systems: Foundations, Frameworks, Structures and Experiences
Physical Activity, Sport, Health and Health Promotion - International Perspectives
Nordic Working Life Model: Past, Present and the Future of Work in Light of Institutional Theories
Ear Training & Blended Learning
Week III: 7 - 11 June 2021
Managing Customer Relationships with Digital Marketing
Multilingual Communication in Multicultural Teams
Greek Political Thought and its Modern Echos
Adapted Physical Activity
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 2021. 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.
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.
The University of Jyväskylä does not charge tuition for the courses from students of partner universities collecting eventual tuition fees of their own. If the Summer School can be arranged physically on campus, students are expected to pay for their travel to and from Jyväskylä as well as living expenses and accommodation while in Jyväskylä. We may also collect small participation fees for individual events of the social programme.
The teaching staff of the Summer School consists of professors, researchers and experts from the University of Jyväskylä and from partner universities.
Summer school participants may reserve accommodation in the apartments of Soihtu Kortepohja Student Village at about 2.5 kilometres / 1.5 miles from the University. They will each have a furnished study-bedroom (with a shared kitchenette and bathroom) which also include a blanket, pillow, bed linen and some basic kitchenware. Also included in the room price is breakfast and the possibility to use the gym.
Summer School in Human Sciences
University of Jyväskylä