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Nature as a part of every day wellbeing

Nature offers many benefits and possibilities for maintaining and enhancing individual's physical and mental health.

Bachelor level Summer School by School of Health and Social Studies focuses on giving the participants an insight to various nature activities and understanding of the positive impacts of nature for individuals physical, emotional and social wellbeing.

Why
participate?

To experience the positive impacts of nature environments and nature connection.

To learn the possibilities how to use Green Wellbeing in the health care and social services sector.

Programme

Take a sneak peak at the programme. The programme with detailed schedule will be published later on.

Monday

Orientation to week: Theories and research

Tuesday

Forest experience: Photography and nature materials

Wednesday

Nature activities indoors: Multi Sensory Stimulation

Thursday

Nature activities outdoors: Relaxation and empowerment

Friday

Presentations and closing

Administration fee

€ 200/student. Administration fee includes course programme, administration, tutoring and some social activities.

Insurance

JAMK does not provide any insurance. Students coming to JAMK from abroad must take adequate insurance covering:

  • medical
  • liability
  • property
  • accident
  • repatriation in case of accidental death

If you are travelling outside of Finland as well, be sure that your insurance is valid in the countries you are visiting. It would be a good idea to check if your vaccinations are up to date (Tetanus etc.).

Further information

Jylhä Maija

Lehtori, Senior Lecturer
HYVI Kuntoutus- ja sosiaaliala, Rehabilitation and Social Studies
Hyvinvointi, School of Health and Social Studies
+358400989468

Lundahl Raija

Lehtori, Senior Lecturer
HYVI Kuntoutus- ja sosiaaliala, Rehabilitation and Social Studies
Hyvinvointi, School of Health and Social Studies
+358408337316
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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!