Summer School in Human Sciences

Summer School in Human Sciences
The University of Jyväskylä is pleased to welcome you to its International Summer School in Human Sciences in May-June 2021. The programme comprises of 15 interdisciplinary courses in language and culture, communication, education, music, psychology, sport and health sciences, business and marketing, and social sciences.


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

  • Sport Marketing
  • Managing Customer Relationships with Digital Marketing
  • Multilingual Communication in Multicultural Teams
  • Greek Political Thought and its Modern Echos
  • Adapted Physical Activity

Course descriptions


Application deadline: 1 March 2021

Application platform

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.


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.


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.

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