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Professional Summer School

Professional Summer School

Open innovation is the stairway to excellence. As a student, you will now have an opportunity to create innovations together with other students, companies, public sector and the third sector.

Join the Professional Summer School 2016 – enrolment starts by February 1, 2016

Digital Wellbeing co-creation and Start-up Summer School, Espoo, Helsinki, Vantaa 2016


Because you will

  • develop your competences in open innovation, user-centered design and rapid-prototyping
  • work in  multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural professional teams
  • join and co-create digital solutions for health and well-being, based on real-life challenges, together with private and public sector actors and digital tool providers
  • connect & network with future professionals, companies and public players
  • study in June and gain 5 ECTS
  • compete at the upper edge and win a prize for the best team.

For whom?

  • Finnish and international Bachelor’s and Master’s degree students, Exchange students, Alumni
  • Fields: health care, social services, business, technology, media and design ...

When and where?

May 30 – June 10, 2016. Espoo, Helsinki and Vantaa.

What is expected from you?

  • Commitment to participate actively throughout the two-week Professional Summer School. Be prepared for 10-hour days and having fun!
  • Adequate English proficiency
  • Open-mindedness
  • Willingness to work in multicultural and multidisciplinary environment.

How much?

Two weeks of intensive co-creation summer school with supporting lectures and clinics.

  • Haaga-Helia, Laurea and Metropolia degree and exchange students free of charge. Enrollment closed 24th of April.
  • Others 650 € attendance fee. Enrollment closed 24th of April.

Are you interested only in the lectures held during the co-creation summer school? Participation to the lectures only:

  • Pop Up participation to daily lectures 50€ per person per lecture.
  • Pop Up participation to daily lectures by Company card (2-3 persons and as many lectures as wanted) 300 €.

Interested to bring your development challenge idea to the student groups? Please contact

Do it real, do it properly. With new entrepreneurship and an entrepreneurial spirit!

Haaga-Helia, Laurea and Metropolia students who are participating the Digital Wellbeing Co-Creation and Start-up Summer School can deepen their knowhow and take these additional courses free of charge as part of the Professional Summer School:

Enrollment by May 8th, 2016 and studies have to be completed by August 31, 2016. For further information, please contact Mira Myllärinen: mira.myllarinen @

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