Summer School in University of Jyväskylä, Finland

International Summer School in Human Sciences 2013

Detailed information below:


20 - 24 May

    Organization and Role of Sport in the EU and its Member States

    Finnish Language and Culture

    Collaborative leadership trough coaching


27 - 31 May

    Educational Cultures

    Cultural Literacy

    Emotions and Athletic Performance

    Creating and leading communities of learners


3 - 7 June

    Physical activity, Sport, Health and Health Promotion - International perspectives

    Responsible Leadership with Ethics of Care and Caring

    Social Sciences and Global Responsibility

    Social Networks and Interpersonal Relations in a Multicultural World


10 - 14 June

    Sport Marketing

    Basics of Argumentation and Rhetorics

    Music and Encountering a Foreign Culture


Course descriptions


How to apply?

Applications should be submitted online at no later than 1 March 2013. You are welcome to apply for the full summer school programme or parts of it. Each course lasts one week (2-4 ECTS credits).



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


Participation fee

The University of Jyväskylä does not charge tuition for the courses from students of partner universities collecting eventual tuition fees of their own. There will be a small fee for the social programme. Students are expected to pay for their travel to and from Jyväskylä as well as living expenses and accommodation while in Jyväskylä. 


Teaching staff

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 will be accommodated in the apartments of the 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.


Further information:

International Office

University of Jyväskylä


Tel. +358 50 376 1206