Social Programme - Business Summer School

Take part in cultural and social activities in Jyväskylä: e.g. an evening cruise on Lake Päijänne and a traditional Finnish Sauna-night with barbequing and swimming in a lake.

Please note that these are the preliminary dates for the Summer 2023

Tuesday 6 June - Traditional Finnish Summer Eve Experience
at 16:30-21:00

We are thrilled to invite you to join us for a Traditional Finnish Summer Eve Experince at Varjola! You'll have an opportunity to experience Finnish luxury smoke saunas, hot jacuzzis, grilling sausages, a dip into the lake and simply enjoying the Varjola surroundings. All this is included in the admin fee. For the daredevils Varjola offers an opportunity to go rafting for 20€/person.

Departure from FORUM bus stop (2 buses)
Buses leave from Varjola back to Jyväskylä at 20:30
Cost: Included in the admin fee (Optional rafting 20€)
What else: Casual clothing, towel and swimsuit

Thursday 8 June - Jyväskylä Sightseeing tour by bus at 18:00-20:00

On this guided tour you can see Jyväskylä’s most important sightsees and get to know the city and the highlights of the history.Departure from Forum bus stop
Cost: Included in the admin fee

Friday 9 June - Beach Picnic in Tuomiojärvi from 17:30 onwards

Come and join us to hang out on Friday evening and get to know better your fellow students!

Departure from Rajakatu campus.

Important information: bring the swimsuit and a towel. If the weather is not good, we will do another activity. We will keep you informed.

Saturday 10 June – Nature trail hike & BBQ from 12:00 onwards

The difficulty of the trail is beginner friendly, and we are going to grill some sausages at some point. Keep in mind that this activity is for a limited amount of people. More information will be disclosed closer to the date

Departure: yet to decide.

Important information: Dress accordingly to the weather and wear suitable shoes for walking in the woods. We will send the allergies and food restrictions form beforehand.

Tuesday 13 June - Cruise on Lake Päijänne at 18:00-21:00

Join us for a lovely evening cruise on the Lake Päijänne. The cruise includes a buffet dinner, which you can enjoy with your fellow students while experiencing the unique Finnish lakeside scenery. Cruise and dinner included in the admin fee.

Departure from Jyväskylä harbour
Cost: Included in the admin fee

Thursday 15 June – Scavenger Hunt in the city from 18:00 onwards

Do you want to explore the city while having to accomplish different tasks? Join us, race the other teams, and win a prize! Are you ready for a challenge?

So join us in the beautiful city of Jyväskylä

An unforgettable summer experience awaits you. Time to dive in!


More information

Risto Korkia-Aho

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

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