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International weeks at Laurea

Laurea organises International weeks on different campuses with different profiles yearly. Information about the weeks is gathered on this page and updated regularly.

Laurea International Week 2017

The Laurea International Week 2017 will be organised 3-7 April 2017 on the campuses of Lohja, Porvoo and Hyvinkää. Both teaching and non-teaching staff are welcome to participate on the week.

Teaching staff are invited to give lectures on the following fields of study:

  • Business Management, e.g.
    • Professional Communication in English
    • Leadership
    • Legal English
    • Customer-centered business development and marketing
    • Entrepreneurship and innovations
    • Wellbeing as competitive advanage
    • Developing e-services
    • Future/Idea/Business StartUp
    • Project Management
    • B2B Customer Relations & Sales Management
  • Nursing, e.g.
    • English for Health Promotion and Wellbeing
    • Family nursing
    • Leadership in nursing
    • Svenska inom vårdbranschen
    • Developing services to promote health and wellbeing
  • Social Services, e.g.
    • Multicultural Social Work
    • English in Social Services

Non-teaching staff are invited from the following fields of work:

  • Student Affairs / Education Planning
  • Library / Information and publication services
  • International Affairs

Fill in the registration form for the week at by Jan. 6th 2017.

Please note that we are able to take only a limited number of participants, we will inform about the selections in February.

More information about accommodation and other practicalities will be published on this page later on.

Materials from previous International Weeks

Laurea International Week 2016

Laurea International Week with the theme "Crossing Borders" was organised on 18-22 April 2016 on the campuses of Kerava and Tikkurila. The week iwas intended for both teaching and non-teaching staff.

Please see pictures and videos from the Laurea IW 2016.

Teaching staff were invited to give lectures on the following fields of study:

  • Business Management
  • Correctional Services
  • Cosmetics Science
  • Nursing
  • Public Health
  • Social Services

Please see the teaching staff programme for the international week.

Non-teaching staff were invited from the following fields of work:

  • Digi services: people who deal with virtual education, online courses, digital pedagogy and support services related to them in their work
  • Information and publication services: people who work in libraries and/or deal with publishing activities in their work
  • International affairs: people who deal with international affairs in  their work

Please see the non-teaching staff programme for the international week.

For further details and practical info please see our Practicalities document.

The registration for the week ended on 31.1.2016.

Leppävaara and Otaniemi campuses (in the city of Espoo)

Timing: 4. - 8.5.2015

Overall theme: Learning by Developing (LbD)

More information: see the event page.

Kerava campus

Timing: Nov 3-7, 2014.

The theme of the week was Networking Locally & Globally.

Please see the video compilation of the International Week.



​Laurea IW 2017 poster:

Map of Laurea's campuses:

Preliminary outline of the programme:

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