August 4 to 20, 2015Last update: 13 July, 2015


We have a great pleasure to welcome you to  Helsinki Summer School!


"The University of Helsinki is one of the leading research universities in the world. Our strength is the multidisciplinary teaching and research that generates new knowledge and expertise for the benefit of society at large. We encourage our students to innovative thinking and creative interaction with the surrounding world. The Helsinki Summer School courses offer you a great possibility to get to know our diverse range of study fields and to participate in the academic life in Helsinki.

Helsinki Summer School has established itself as a highly valued academic summer event. Now is the perfect chance for all of you to learn more, make new friends, and, above all, experience everything Helsinki has to offer!"

Anna Mauranen
Vice Rector
University of Helsinki

Courses in 2015

  1. Challenges of Democratic Development in Eastern Europe
  2. Cognitive Neuroscience Course full!
  3. Co-operative Enterprise Law
  4. Developing Intercultural Awareness of Selfness and Otherness
  5. Ecology and Management of Urban Green Space
  6. English as a Lingua Franca – a New Language?
  7. Environmental Ethics in a Global Context
  8. Environmental Impacts of Catchment from Headwaters to the Sea
  9. Games and History
  10. Gender, Culture and Politics
  11. Globalisation, Media and the Cosmopolitan Citizen
  12. Heavy Metal Music in Contemporary History and Society
  13. Intensive Finnish Course (only for new master's students of the University of Helsinki)
  14. Intercultural Communication and Multilingualism
  15. Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Nations and Nationalism in Contemporary Europe
  16. Introduction to Bioethics
  17. Managing Sustainable Forest Landscapes Course full!
  18. Museums and Memorial Sites: Displaying and Remembering Minorities
  19. Science Fiction in Literature and Culture
  20. Understanding Finnish Education: From Myths to Realities Course full!
  21. The Welfare City



All rights reserved.