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Intensive, three-week study tracks have been designed to challenge and inspire you in your business studies. JAMK Summer School includes lectures, workshops, get-togethers and interesting site visits. Each year JAMK Summer School gathers around 200 students and lecturers from e.g. Argentina, Canada, Singapore, the USA, plus students and experts from all around Europe.

Excellent combination of theory and practice

Studies at the School of Business are a practical-oriented alternative to traditional university education and give the students an excellent combination of hands-on skills along with a strong theoretical knowledge base. For the summer 2016 we have tailored a special Creativity and Communication Programme. We recommend choosing four courses from the topics listed below.

Contact hours are between 9 am - 4 pm on weekdays. The Summer School is aimed at students from our partner institutions and JAMK students.

Both Bachelor's and Master's level courses available. Registration and payment takes place online.

Creativity and Problem Solving Programme (using Concept Lab methods) 8 ECTS

The Creativity and Problem Solving Programme 8 ECTS is an alternative to the courses above. The program is taught in English and contains 80 contact hours including exploration of concepts of User centricity and Innovation, hands-on innovation and concept development work through problem-solving of a real life business case, creativity workshops using e.g. art and theatre conventions and prototyping activities as well as a business visit and seminars.

The program is multidisciplinary and aims to enable student with hands-on skills with problem solving and creativity and experience through exploration of the impact of creative methods in business development. The program opens new perspectives for professional personal development and creates understanding of value of multidisciplinary teams.

Enrol for Creativity and Problem Solving Programme

Campus life

JAMK has a very lively multicultural campus life. There´s a lot of services at your disposal.

Cultural and social activities

The Summer School offers a great opportunity to take part in various cultural and social activities in Jyväskylä, Finland. We will organize an evening cruise on Lake Päijänne, traditional Finnish Sauna-night with barbequing and swimming in a lake, various sports and cultural activities with student tutors, city tours in Helsinki and in Jyväskylä, get-together and farewell parties ect. 


 This is a great opportunity to earn credits to your degree and experience e.g. Sweden and Russia and the lovely Finnish summer time while making many international friends and memories to last for a lifetime!

Optional Study Tours

Optional study tours organised by different travel agencies. St Petersburg, Russia 23- 27 June (enrol by 10 May, NB! No visa needed when travelling by ferry). See the programme.
Stockholm, Sweden 17-19 June, 2016 (enrol by 9 May). See the programme.

You can also travel on your own with other students to Tallinn, Estonia or any cities in Finland. 

More information

Summer School Office is open during weekdays to help international students. During the Summer School JAMK staff is also reachable on weekends via phone, email and Facebook.

Korkia-Aho Risto

Kansainvälisten asioiden koordinaattori, International Coordinator
Hallinto, Administration
Liiketoiminta, School of Business
+358405215687

Lietonen Ani

Koulutussuunnittelija, Education Planner
Matkailu ja palvelut, Tourism and hospitality
Liiketoiminta, School of Business
+358 40 809 8391