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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 the School of Health and Social Studies focuses on offering an insight into various nature based activities to support wellbeing. During the intensive week, participants also learn to understand the positive impacts of nature, supporting individual’s physical, emotional and social wellbeing.

The course is targeted to students and professionals in different study fields.

Please note that the Summer School course is carried out two times during the summer 2018: May 28 - June 1 and August 13 -17.

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

Please find the final course programme behind the link. The programme for the August course is similar to this programme.

Nature and Wellbeing_Summer School Programme 2018.pdf

The lecturers will contact the participants shortly for more information and instructions.

Administration fee

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

Accommodation

Jyväskylä offers different types of accommodation to suit varying preferences and budgets. Below you will find some recommendations with Summer School rates. Please note that the rates are subject to availability.

Forenom Hostel Jyväskylä

Stay of over 3 nights

  • Private Double Room with Shared bathroom for one person, 49€/night
  • Private Twin Room with Shared bathroom for two persons, 65€/night

Stay of over 7 nights

  • Private Double Room with Shared bathroom for one person, 45€/night
  • Private Twin Room with Shared bathroom for two persons, 60€/night

Stay of over 14 nights

  • Private Double Room with Shared bathroom for one person, 40€/night
  • Private Twin Room with Shared bathroom for two persons, 55€/night

Rates include bedsheet, cleaning at the end of the stay and wi-fi connection. Also spa and sauna is in free use during the stay.  

 

Omena Hotel Jyväskylä

  • Room for 1-4 persons (despite of the duration of stay) 75€/night. Use discount code JAMKSS2018 to get the Summer School rates.

 

Other hotels / hostels in Jyväskylä

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.).

Apply here to the course 28 May - 1 June 2018 Application to the summer school has finished!
Apply here to the course 13-17 August 2018 The application is open until 28 May 2018 Application form

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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