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Weekly themes 2020

Weekly themes 2020

EUDAPA 2021 programme will be published in December 2020!


Week 5 (Monday 27.1.- Friday 31.1.) Start of the programme. Grouping. Environmental Issues. Autisms. Adapted Sports.

  • Mr. Jyrki Vilhu, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences
  • Ms Delaran Jamshidi, Kajaani University of Applied Sciences
  • Ms. Nea Kujala, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences
  • Mrs. Tuuli Tukiainen, Vierumäki Infra Ltd.
  • Dr. Erwin Borremans, Live Vocational Institute, Helsinki

Week 6 (Monday 3.2.- Friday 7.2.) Legislation. Sherborne&Psychomotor Therapy. Social-haptic communication. Alpine Skiing.

  • Dr. Dilara Özer, Kent University, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Dr. Stefka Djobova, Bulgarian National Sports Academy
  • Dr. Riitta Lahtinen, Finland
  • Mr. Russ Palmer, UK / Finland
  • Mrs. Tiina Laiho, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences

Week 7 (Monday 10.2.- Friday 14.2.) Prison project. Adapted artistic gymnastics. Visits. Adapted skiing.

  • Mr. Erkki Tervo, Artic Gymnastics Legend
  • Mr. Jari Saatsi, Municipality of Lahti
  • Mr. Patrik Heimala, Municipality of Lahti
  • Mrs. Tiina Laiho, Haaga-Helia UAS


Week 8 (Monday 17.2.- Friday 21.2.) Philosophies & functioning bodies of apa. History. Inclusion. Prison project part 2. Exam 1.

  • Dr. Gunrun Doll-Tepper, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
  • Dr. Ondrej Jesina, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic


Week 9 is Winter Holiday.


Week 10 (Monday 2.3.-Friday 6.3.) Adapted sports including swimming. Health promotion and apa.

  • Dr. Ursula Barrett, IT Tralee, Ireland
  • Dr. Kwok Ng, Eastern University of Finland

Week 11 (Monday 9.3.-Friday 13.3.) Promoting physical activity in people using wheelchairs through accessibility, technology and design for all. Exercise management. Social inclusion. Assisting a wheelchair user. Special Olympics. Skiing.

  • Ms Kati Karinharju, Lecturer at Satakunta University of Applied Sciences. PhD candidate at University of Queensland (Australia)
  • Dr. Joeri Verellen, Thomas More University, Belgium
  • Dr. Aija Saari, Finnish Sports Association of Persons with Disabilities (Finnish Paralympic Committee)
  • Ms Tiina Siivonen, Finnish Sports Association of Persons with Disabilities (Finnish Paralympic Committee)
  • Ms Jenni Häkkinen, Special Olympics Europe, Eurasia

Week 12 (Monday 16.3.-Friday 20.3.) Creativity and adapted physical activity. Adapted games & actions. Physical activity for the elderly. Exam 2.

  • Dr. Claire Boursier, Paris Nanterre University, France
  • Dr. Laurence Kern, Paris Nanterre University, France
  • Dr. Pedro Ruiz, University INEFC-Lleida, Spain
  • Ms Aysegul “Rosa” Aksoy, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

Week 13 (Monday 23.3.-Friday 27.3.) Inclusive wintersport week in northern part of Finland.

Week 14 (Monday 30.3.-Friday 3.4.) Experience experts. Project "Seniors". Parasports: Goalball in Lithuania.

Week 15 (Monday 6.4.-Friday 9.4.) Week is free for travelling from Lithuania and compensation days for Sat-Sun 4.-5.4. and Sat 18.4. or Sun 19.4.



Here you can have a look at EUDAPA 2019 programme.

Week 16 (Monday 15.4.-Thursday 18.4.) Project ID (Kaarisilta). Project Mikkeli Prison part 3. Exam 3.