Summer 2020 is going to be amazing!

Hope to see you in Turku 7.-21.8.2020

We invite students and life-long learners from all over the world to take part and create their own Turku Summer School experience!

Turku Summer School is organised jointly by University of Turku, Åbo Akademi University and Turku University of Applied Sciences, in cooperation with Study in Turku.

We all warmly welcome You along!

Application is open!

Courses organised in 2020

  • Application is open 20.1.-15.4.2020
  • All courses are taught in English
  • We offer -20% price for partner university students and degree students of organizing universities.

Click here to read more about the Biodiversity course

Biodiversity research under changing climate
Dates: 10.8.–21.8.2020
Price: 900 €
Credits: 5

This course deepens the students’ understanding of biodiversity and its connection to climate change, as well as current research methodologies. The course introduces students to ecological interdependencies, ecosystem dynamics and trophic levels.

Click here to read more about the Circular Economy course

Circular Economy
Dates: 10.8.–21.8.2020
Price: 750 €
Credits: 5

Student will develop skills which are needed in working life and learn the basics of circular economy, that can be applied into practice when encouraged to learn in a new way.

Click here to read more about the Finnish in Working Life for Beginners course

Finnish in Working Life for Beginners
Dates: 10.8.–21.8.2020
Price: 750 €
Credits: 5

During the two weeks period you will learn basic Finnish and also get lot of information how Finnish Working Life operates.

Click here to read more about the Developing Wellness Tourism Destinations course

Developing Wellness Tourism Destinations and Customer Experiences
Dates: 11.8.–21.8.2020
Price: 850 €
Credits: 5

The course introduces students to the increasing global wellness trend by focusing on wellness tourism, e.g. its determinants and market trends. By combining theoretical knowledge to concrete industry cases, the course increases students ability to design and develop holistic, sustainable, and competitive wellness tourism destinations and emotional, memorable, and self-enhancing tourism experiences.

Click here to read more about the Game Development course

Game Development
Dates: 10.8.–21.8.2020
Price: 920 €
Credits: 5

The crash course on Game Development is designed to give unique opportunity to have hands-on-experience in game design, programming, game graphics and audio design.

Click here to read more about the Innovation Pedagogy in Action course

Innovation Pedagogy (Innopeda®) in Action
Dates: 10.8.–21.8.2020
Price: 750 €
Credits: 5

Developed at Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS), the concept of innovation pedagogy (Innopeda®) contributes to the development of new generations of professionals, whose ways of producing, adopting and utilizing knowledge make innovative thinking and creating added value possible. This course helps you to you get to know the best ways to learn and support learning, and how to develop the competences expected in the future

Click here to read more about the Service Design Process and Methods course

Service Design Processes and Methods
Dates: 11.8.–21.8.2020
Price: 850 €
Credits: 5

The students will learn the basics of service design and a service design process as well as the most central methods of service design. The course will be completed as a project work – developing of an existing service for a client.

The Sea – Solving wicked problems of the future ocean

Dates: 10.8.–21.8.2020
Price: TBA
Credits: 5

The aim or the course is to introduce the students to some of the ocean-related wicked problems and to discuss solutions that enable coexistence between marine and maritime life and the modern society that promotes sustainability.

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Click here to read more about fees and housing

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