Exchange (Bilateral) Finland: University of Jyvaskyla Summer School in Human Sciences
Jyvaskyla, Finland (Outgoing Program)
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|Restrictions:||UW-Whitewater applicants only|
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|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Summer||2021||03/15/2021 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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|English and Foreign Language|
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|Freshman, Graduate, Junior, Senior, Sophomore||
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|Anthropology, Arts, Business, Communication, Cultural Studies, Dance, Education, Foreign Language (other), Health, International Business, International Relations, International Studies, Management, Marketing, Physical Education, Political Science, Psychology, Race & Ethnic Studies, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Science, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Women's Studies|
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University of Jyvaskyla
Summer School in Human Sciences
|Credits||1-3 UW-W credits per week-long course (1-9 credits total).|
|Dates||May 21 - June 15, 2018.
Students can choose how many weeks (1, 2, 3, or 4) they would like to attend and will take one course per week.
AcademicsThe Jyväskylä Summer School in Human Sciences comprises 16 interdisciplinary courses for undergraduate and graduate students interested in e.g. art and cultural studies, education, sport and health sciences, social sciences, and related fields.
Participants may participate in the full summer school program (one course per week) or parts of it. The courses offered in Summer 2018 are:
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
AccommodationSummer School participants will be accommodated in the apartments of Kortepohja Student Village at about 2.5 kilometres / 1.5 miles from the University. Students have a furnished study-bedroom (with a shared kitchen and bathroom) which also includes a blanket, pillow and bed linen. Some of the apartments may also include basic kitchenware.
For a good description of the accommodation level in Kortepohja, see the summer school group accommodation info at their webpage: www.kortepohja.fi/en/tenant/tenancy-guides/instructions/group-accommodation/.
Student Life and SurroundingsThe Jyvaskyla Summer School organizes a variety of informal free-time activities to allow Summer School participants to get to know each other and explore their surroundings and Finnish culture. These activities include hiking, sauna, barbeques, movie nights, and pub crawls.
Jyväskylä is a vibrant city of 130,000 placed along majestic Lake Jyväskylä. Located in south-central Finland, Jyväskylä allows students easy access to the capital city of Helsinki, and to the rest of Europe.
Finland is a great location for students who enjoy playing sports or enjoying the outdoors. Although it may be famous for its winter activities, Jyväskylä provides outdoor entertainment all year round.
Cost of AttendanceExchange programs are affordable study abroad options that allow students to pay UW-W tuition while studying abroad. As with all approved study abroad programs, UW-W financial aid can be used on this program. UW-W and external study abroad scholarships are available.
UW-W tuition, as well as the UW-W Administrative Fees and CISI International Insurance, are billed to the student’s UW-W account. Other expenses are paid individually (e.g. living expenses) or to the host university (e.g. accommodation).
Estimated Cost of Attendance (for 4 week session)*
|BILLED BY UW-W|
|Tuition* (credit equivalent to 6-9 credits)||1,912|
|Additional Estimated Expenses|
*Fees listed here are for the entire 4-week session based on Summer 2017 tuition fees. Subject to change for Summer 2018. Participation for 1-3 weeks of the program may involve reduced fees for insurance, tuition, housing, meals, and personal expenses - please contact the Center for Global Education for further information.
**Accommodation rate is determined is on a weekly basis. Price reflects a 4-week stay.
***Tuition rate listed is for undergraduate Wisconsin residents for 6-9 credits. Non-resident and graduate tuition rates apply, and tuition rate will also depend on the number of credits a student chooses to take.
ContactOffice of Global Experiences
Office: McCutchan 204