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International Week 2023

The international week at Laurea will be organised 20th - 24th March 2023. 

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Laurea International Week 2023: "Co-creating International Learning" 

Laurea International Week 2023 "Co-creating International Learning" will be organised on the campus of Tikkurila (in the city of Vantaa), 20th - 24th March 2023. The week is open for both teaching and non-teaching staff from Laurea´s partner institutions.

We will offer a common programme and networking opportunities for all participants as well as classes for teaching staff and workshops for non-teaching staff.

Practical information regarding your visit

We will gather an info package where you can learn about the transportation options and hotels during your visit. You can learn about the practicalities here. 

There will be individual programmes for teaching and non-teaching staff.

Guidebook for international visitors contains information about our campuses, accommodation and other useful information.

There is no participation fee. All participants pay for their own flights and accommodation from the Erasmus+ funds of their own university. 

A joint programme for teaching and non-teaching staff

On Tikkurila Campus there is ongoing programme for anyone to take part in. The program on Monday and Friday especially are for all participants. Lecturers/teachers can meet Laurea lecturers on Tue, Wed and Thu on all campuses and can also teach then. You can also request to meet a specific Laurea staff member of any expertise (HR, IT, finance etc.). Please specify all your wishes in the registration form. You will get the details of the people to meet later. We will provide a list of Laurea teaching in English which you can also attend during the week.

Preliminary programme (possible changes can occur, the final progamme will be published after the registration closes January 30, 2023)

Monday March 20th, 2023  

9.00-10.00 Registration at Tikkurila campus lobby   
10.00-11.30 Welcome session by Jouni Koski Laurea President, international team & unit directors 
11.30-13.00 Lunch  
13.00-14.15 Keynote speaker Minna Huotilainen 
14.30-15.30 Campus tour in Laurea Tikkurila & simulation hospital presentation 
15.30 Meet&Greet Afterwork @Tikkurila 2nd floor lobby  

Tuesday March 21st, 2023  

9.00-9.30 Education Export 
9.30-10.00 Laureamko, student union 
10-10.30 Motion-project presentation by Jami Riihihuhta 
10.30-11.30 Presenting Laurea services: Wellbeing Services, special education services, L160, learning some Finnish  
11.30-13.00 Lunch  
13.00-14.30 Best Practices of Double degrees   
15.30 Helsinki city centre tour or Suomenlinna sea fortress tour 

Wednesday March 22nd, 2023  

9.00-10.00 Hospitality Management and Service Design programme presentation by Mia Vakkuri and Heidi Vähänikkilä
9.00-11.30 Inclusion and Diversity workshop, initialization by Anna Ylitalo Specialist, Ministry of Education and Culture & workshop hosted by Karoliina Nikula                                                                                   10.00-15.00 LbD- Showroom open

10.15-11.15 Journey from Classroom Teaching Towards “Onlife” Learning: Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) approach in pedagogical and study offering practices in higher education by Paresh Rathod  
11.30-13.00 Lunch  
13.00-15.00 International Fair: partners will present their UAS/universities for Laurea students and staff, 2nd floor lobby                                     
16.15-18.30 Visit to Fazer Experience Visitor Centre  

Thursday March 23rd, 2023  

9.00-9.30 Pioneer partnership presentation 
9.45-11.30 Micro credentials: how to create and manage them by Gianluca Zucconelli, Università Iuav di Venezia   
11.30-12.30 Lunch  
12.30-16.00 LbD in Practice by Sanna Ketonen-Oksi 

In the evening: Farewell dinner   

Friday March 24th, 2023  

9.00-9.30 Key Partner Concept introduction 
9.30-11.00 Workshops for international office staff/others interested 
11.00-11.30 Certificates, feedback 
11.30-13.00 Farewell Lunch 


Sign up here: Laurea International Week 2023 ( before January 30, 2023


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