Our Approach

Our training approach acknowledges state-of-the-art research-based evidence in adult learning. Progress is based on the cumulative learning of individuals and organisations. We have a strong focus on a committed learning process, and this commitment is actively built through collaboration and co-creation.

Although based on solid research, our training programmes are designed to serve practice. Theory is put into practice by actively finding connections and applying the learned content into the participants’ own working environment.

Our students are high-level experts that are looking for deeper understanding in their course domains. Knowledge sharing and reflective practices are in the core of our approach as they allow our participants to find the best solutions to their own particular challenges through a working combination of active interaction and self-reflection.

We believe in empowerment, collaboration and knowledge sharing.


University of Helsinki Ranking

International rankings consistently place the University of Helsinki amongst the 20 best universities in Europe and within the top 100 universities in the world. The main strength of the University of Helsinki is considered to be scientific research and teaching. All teachers are researchers and all researchers teach.

In 2016, the University of Helsinki was ranked in 56th position in the Shanghai Ranking and the 91st position in both the Times Higher Education World University Ranking as well as the QS World University Ranking. We belong to the exclusive club of top 1% research universities in the world.


Research

The University of Helsinki is among the leading multidisciplinary research universities in the world, and it has a high profile in the forefront of research and doctoral education. As the founding member of the League of European Research Universities (LERU), the University promotes science and research together with Europe’s top research-intensive universities.

The University of Helsinki is aiming at building a better, more sustainable world by involving itself actively in the resolution of global problems. Multidisciplinary research, teaching, and learning of a high standard generate new knowledge and know-how for the benefit of humankind.

The high-quality research carried out by the University creates new knowledge for educating diverse specialists in various fields, and for utilization in social decision-making and the business sector.


Who We Are

Dr. Jan-Markus Holm

Director, Head of Transnational Operations
+358 50 318 3449
jan-markus.holm @helsinki.fi

Dr. Kirsi Kettula

Head of Transnational Education
+358 50 317 5573
kirsi.kettula @helsinki.fi

Riina Johansson

Development Expert, Head of Univisit Operations
+358 50 547 6505
riina.johansson @helsinki.fi

Anna Rantapero-Laine

Director, Head of Open Education Programmes
+358 50 448 0652
anna.rantapero-laine @helsinki.fi

Pirjo Silfversten

Head of Transnational Back-office Support
+358 40 520 12709
pirjo.silfversten @helsinki.fi

Johanna Lipponen

Director, Head of Sales
+358 400 613 540
johanna.lipponen @helsinki.fi

Ilkka Kurkela

Director, Head of Customised Education Programmes
+358 50 318 9823
ilkka.kurkela @helsinki.fi

Dr. Arja Haapakorpi

Head of Transnational Evaluation
+358 50 415 0548
arja.haapakorpi @helsinki.fi

Päivi Virtanen

Development Manager
+358 50 388 0685
paivi.s.virtanen @helsinki.fi

Anja Loikkanen

Development Coordinator, Invoicing
+358 50 588 0754
anja.loikkanen @helsinki.fi

Minna Saadé

International Project Manager
+358 50 311 58143
minna.saade @helsinki.fi

Marja Juhola

Senior Expert
+358 50 311 6608
marja.juhola @helsinki.fi

Dr. Marjaana Suutarinen

CEO, Centre for Continuing Education HY+
+358 50 448 8788
marjaana.suutarinen @helsinki.fi

University of Helsinki Centre for Continuing Education HY+

Univisits

Univisits are targeted to professionals in diverse fields wishing to learn state-of-the-art know-how in their own area. Based on the expertise of the eleven faculties of the University of Helsinki, we design customised programmes to meet the needs of each visit group.


To learn more, pay a visit to our Univisit pages:

Eduvisit.fi

Medicalsciencevisit.fi

University of Helsinki Centre for Continuing Education HY+

P.O. Box 53 (Fabianinkatu 32)

FI-00014 University of Helsinki


Switchboard: +358 294 1911

Don't hesitate to contact us

Our training approach acknowledges state-of-the-art research-based evidence in adult learning. Progress is based on the cumulative learning of individuals and organisations.

We believe in empowerment, collaboration and knowledge sharing.

Contact us!