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International Week

The Laurea International Week "Designing Sustainable Futures"  will be organised on 18th - 22nd March 2024.

Come to Laurea to get inspired by our inclusion, diversity and equity projects and our Living Labs concept. You will learn about our best practices and various other topics and themes in the international atmosphere!

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

On Leppävaara Campus (Espoo city) there is ongoing programme for all participants to take part in. There is joint programme for all participants on Monday and Friday. Lecturers and teachers can meet Laurea lecturers on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday on all campuses and teach on those days.

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.

There is no separate participation fee. Please note that registration is binding and there is a possible cancellation fee of 50 euros. There is a limited amount of participants that can attend. All participants pay for their own flights and accommodation from the Erasmus+ funds of their own university. Please do not buy any flights or make any bookings before you get a confirmation of attendance. The registration is open until 13th December 2023. 

General programme in Leppävaara 

Monday March 18th, 2024

  • 9:00-10:00 Registration at Leppävaara 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
  • 14:30-15:30 Campus tour in Laurea Leppävaara
  • 15:30 Meet & Greet Afterwork at Leppävaara Lobby

Tuesday March 19th, 2024

  • 9.00-10.30 InCITIES: Trailblazing inclusive, sustainable and resilient cities (Gathering for InCITIES and Pioneer networks) 
  • 9:30-11:30 Learning by Developing (LbD) Showroom Experience
  • 11:30-13:00 Lunch  
  • 13:00-15:00 Inclusion and Activity-Based workshops
  • 13:00-16:00 Online session
    • Exploring Varied Approaches to Master's Studies at Laurea UAS, Featuring Case Studies on Managidith and Education Export and traditional Master's Programs. 
  • Evening programme

Wednesday March 20nd, 2024

  • 9-11.30 Living labs
  • 11:30-13:00 Lunch  
  • 13:00-15:00 International Fair: visitors will present their UAS or universities for Laurea students and staff   
  • 13:00-16:00 Online session 
    • Research, Development, and Innovation (RDI) and Learning/Teaching. 

Thursday March 21st, 2024

  • Ethical Leadership & Management symposium, day 1
  • 9.30-11.30 Networking and Coffee event
  • 11:30-12:30 Lunch
  • 12.30-15:00 How to internationalize students at home
    •  Case studies and workshops
  • 13:00-16:00 Online session
    •   Insights into Digital Pedagogy and Microlearning.
  • 18:00 Farewell dinner at Laurea Leppävaara, by BarLaurea (only for preregistered participants)

Friday March 22nd, 2024

  • Ethical Leadership & Management symposium, day 2
  • 8.30-9.30 Key Partnerships
  • 9:30-11:00 Workshops
    • Partnership for Sustainable Blended Intensive programmes, Ideating and Networking Event
    • Teacher & staff mobilities
    • Development of Internationalization (for anyone to take part in)
    • Outgoing exchange students
    • Incoming exchange students 
  • 11:00-12:00 Certificates and feedback
  • 12- Lunch

Thank you and goodbye! 

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