Apply to the Summer School in Human Sciences 2022 at JYU!

The University of Jyväskylä is pleased to welcome your students to the 18th international Summer School in Human Sciences offered on 30 May - 17 June 2022.

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.

Courses available:

Week I: 30 May - 3 June 2022

  • Finnish Language and Culture
  • Education in Finland
  • Adapted Physical Activity
  • Visual Communication as a Way to Improve Working Life Skills
  • Physical Activity, Sport, Health and Health Promotion - International Perspectives

Week II: 6 - 10 June 2022

  • Introduction to Intercultural Communication
  • Managing Customer Relationships with Digital Marketing
  • Multilingual Communication in Multicultural Teams
  • Mindfulness in the Modern World
  • Climate Change, Migration and Crisis Preparedness in Social Work

Week III: 13 - 17 June 2022

  • Music, Mind & Well-being
  • Nordic Working Life Model: Past, Present and the Future of Work in Light of Institutional Theories
  • Learning and Teaching in Growing Diversity
  • Sport (Tourism) Marketing

Course descriptions

How to apply?

The online application form and instructions for completing the application are available at The application deadline is 1 March 2022. 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.

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 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.

Please see more information on accommodation at: 

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 the university to arrange the summer school physically on campus, most of the summer school course programme will be offered online. The University of Jyväskylä will keep all applicants informed about the situation. You can also check their website for any updates:

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

More information on the Summer School can be found at

In case of questions, please contact the university at: