Students from universities and professionals from sport organizations all over the world are invited to apply for the Winter School in Sport Sciences. The programme is intended for undergraduate and graduate students as well as non-students from sport organizations interested especially in Social Sciences of Sport or Sport Management.
The distinctive quality and solid reputation of the Finnish education system brings thousands of international students to the country every year. Among many internationally highly ranked study programmes offered by the University of Jyväskylä, the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences offers a top-quality intensive Winter School in Sport Sciences. In December 2021, the Winter School programme is organised in Vuokatti, surrounded by the unique Nordic nature and landscape. Vuokatti is an ideal location to experience winter activities and sport in a snowy scenery.
Winter School courses
Three different courses are organised during the Winter School. During the 1st week of the Winter School, the participants will concentrate on foundations in sport marketing, such as branding and consumer behavior in winter sport. The 2nd week’s primary focus is on sport event management with special interest in winter sport. Event management will be discussed from the viewpoints of different stakeholders who represent for example international events, volunteers, and the public sector. The course subjects will be discussed and applied to specific cases, with a particular focus on winter sports.
The third course is organised during both of the theoretical weeks. The students get to participate in traditional Finnish winter sports and this way experience the amazing Nordic nature and climate. Also, an attractive social programme will be organized, offering participants a possibility to network and to get to know some of the Finnish lifestyle and free-time activities.
The Winter School in Sport Sciences is conducted fully in English. The participants are required to have good skills in academic English. NOTE: When selecting the students to the Winter School, applicants wanting to participate in the whole programme (3 courses) will be preferred. It is not possible to take ONLY the Winter Sports module!
Winter School in Sport Sciences is free of charge for the degree and exchange students of the University of Jyväskylä. The registration fee for applicants from outside of the University of Jyväskylä is 350 euros.
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