Tampere Summer School: Courses

Courses in Summer School 2019 are now published! Application period is April 1 - May 15, 2019.

Tampere Summer School offers inspiring courses covering various academic fields and up-to-date topics. Our course teachers are top professionals in their fields, and the courses employ multidisciplinary and experimental approaches.

The courses are organised by Tampere University and Tampere University of Applied Sciences. All courses are taught in English. 



Business & Management

  • Applied and Effective Project Management, Leadership and Communication (5 ECTS)
  • Business starts in Russia (3 ECTS)  
  • Cross Cultural Marketing and Management (5 ECTS)
  • Knowledge Management and Arts Driven Innovation for Organizational Development (5 ECTS)

Communications & Computer Science

  • Introduction to Programming I (5 ECTS)  
  • Fundamentals of Human-Technology Interaction
    (5 ECTS)

Education & Health Sciences

  • Introduction to Social Circus Pedagogy (5 ECTS)  
  • Popular Adult Education and the Struggle for Democracy (5 ECTS)
  • Families in Health and Social Care (5 ECTS)
  • Health and the Environment (3 ECTS)

Engineering & Architecture

  • Urban Sense - Exploring and Designing Multi-Sensory Cities with Advanced Tool (3 ECTS)


  • Basics of Finnish (3 ECTS)
  • Finnish Survival Course (2 ECTS)
  • Dialogue: Constructive Talk at Work (2 ects)

Mathematics & Statistics

  • Introduction to R (2 ECTS)
  • Introduction to Statistics (5 ECTS)

Social Sciences

  • Global Challenges to the Future of Welfare States 
    (5 ECTS)
  • Global Terrorism: Political Violence in a Global Age 
    (5 ECTS)
  • Nordic Welfare Model and Social Services in Transition (5 ECTS)
  • The Politics of Emotions in Environmental Protection and Sustainability Actions (5 ECTS)