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15th International Summer School in Human Sciences

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University of Jyväskylä
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Undergraduate students
Ciencias Sociales, Educación, Salud


On the framework of the partnership with University of Chile, the University of Jyväskylä invites students from partner universities worldwide to participate in the 15th International Summer School in Human Sciences, comprising 21 interdisciplinary courses for students interested in e.g. cultural and communication studies, education, business & economics, sport and health sciences and social sciences. It is important to consider that applications to the International Summer School must be directly done through the University of Jyväskylä website, according to their requirements and procedures. Accommodation, travel expenses and flights to and from Finland must be covered by the applicants. The University of Chile will finance health insurance to students selected to the International Summer School by the University of Jyväskylä.

The International Summer School will be held in May – June 2018. Students are welcome to apply for the full programme or parts of it. Each course lasts one week and they are 2 -5 ECTS credits.

Courses available:

Week I: 21 - 25 May 2018

• Finnish Language and Culture
• Education in Finland
• Introduction to Management and Leadership
• Everyday Life in New Media – Online Ethnography as a Research Method
• Organization and Role of Sport in the EU and its Member States
• Approaches and Methods in Systematic Musicology
• Intrapreneurship: Current Perspectives on New Business Development and Corporate Entrepreneurship

Week II: 28 May - 1 June 2018

• Finnish Language and Culture
• Working Models in Domestic Violence Counseling
• National Education Systems: Foundations, Frameworks, Structures and Experiences
• Popular Culture and Identity Construction in the US and Finland
• Physical Activity, Sport, Health and Health Promotion - International perspectives
• Introduction to Dance Movement Therapy and other Arts Therapies

Week III: 4 - 8 June 2018

• Visual Research Methods
• Learning Environments Enhancing Student Interaction: Global Trends and Best Practices
• Sport Marketing
• Cultural Economy and Work

Week IV: 11 - 15 June 2018

• Press Photography: Theory, Practice and Interpretation
• Sports Economics
• Introduction to Intercultural Communication
• Learning and Teaching in Growing Diversity
• Introduction to Gender Studies

Course descriptions

Language requirements

The minimum requirement for students wishing to study at the Summer School in Human Sciences is level B1, but the applicants should preferably be B2 (or higher) level users of the English language in order to be able to follow university lectures in English, participate in seminar discussions and understand written material in their field. In addition, most courses require writing essays and written assignments in English. A language test certificate is not required from Summer School students.

Application procedure

The online application form and instructions for completing the application are available at The application deadline is 1 March 2018.


Students from partner universities all over the world are invited to apply to the Summer School. 


Students are accepted to the Summer School in the framework of the bilateral cooperation agreements between the University of Jyväskylä and University of Chile. Consequently, tuition or course fees will not be charged. The University of Jyvaskyla will collect small participation fees for individual events of 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.

The cost of accommodation is as follows:

4 weeks: 335 €
3 weeks: 295 €
2 weeks: 240 €
1 week: 165 €

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