Staff Visits

JYU Open University hosts Staff Visit Weeks several times throughout the academic year.

Application instructions

To make the most of your visit with JYUOpen, we advise you to plan out how you wish your visit to contribute to your professional development.

Please notify us in advance of the desired content and targets for your visit.

Do note that we will need to negotiate and confirm the details of your programme together with you before you send us the Erasmus + Mobility Agreement.

Staff Visit Weeks for the academic year 2022–2023

  • 5–9 September 2022 (week 36)
  • 28 November – 2 December 2022 (week 48)
  • 30 January – 3 February 2023 (week 5)
  • 24–28 April 2023 (week 17)
  • 29 May – 2 June 2023 (week 22)

Our signature on the Erasmus+ Mobility Agreement functions as the confirmation of our approval of the dates and content of the mobility. A separate invitation letter is not required.

Please note that applications are welcomed and processed all through the year. For more information, please contact Päivi Kananen (see contact information below).

Programme draft

Monday 
Afternoon: Welcoming reception at the Ruusupuisto Building

Tuesday
Morning: Presentation on the Higher Education sector in Finland (Historical overview)
Afternoon: Presentation of the JYU and JYUOpen
Evening: Welcoming dinner offered by the Open University

Wednesday
Morning: Visitors' presentations on their own organisations
Afternoon: International projects and possible cooperation options

Thursday
Morning: Presentation on E-xcellence label, the utilisation of Moodle, guidance practices and pedagogical background at JYUOpen
Afternoon: Possibility to organise your own meetings at JYU

Friday
Morning: Programme will be planned based on visitors' requests
Farewell coffee/tea

How to get to Jyväskylä

The city of Jyväskylä is located in Central Finland. You can get to Jyväskylä by plane, bus or train. See more instructions: https://visitjyvaskyla.fi/en/arriving/

Hotels

There are hotel options of various levels of quality in the Jyväskylä area. Please browse and book an option that suits you best: https://visitjyvaskyla.fi/en/stay/hotels/

B&B, hostels and apartments

Jyväskylä has B & Bs, apartments and hostels of various standards. Please check the selection here: https://visitjyvaskyla.fi/en/stay/bb-hostels-apartments/?fwp_attractions_location=jyvaskyla

Explore the Finnish education system

Ministry of Education and Culture, Higher education and science: https://okm.fi/en/higher-education-and-research
Study in Finland: https://www.studyinfinland.fi/universities

Interested in visiting at JYUOpen?

Please contact our International Coordinator:

Päivi Kananen paivi.kananen@jyu.fi +358 50 443 2350