Finland, Joensuu

Active Citizenship and Non-formal Education

when 12 August 2019 - 23 August 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 500

1) Introduction to Finnish adult education, free, non-formal education and the concept of active citizenship. 2) Students should be conversant with the free, non-formal education and active citizenship in their own country and culture by doing presentation on the subjects. 3) Visitation program includes field work visits to institutions promoting free, non-formal education and active citizenship.

Course leader


Target group

Master (and Bachelor)

Course aim

Students should

be familiar with the position and status of adult education as part of the Finnish education system, especially the significance of free, non-formal education in Finnish society
be conversant with the tradition of free, non-formal education and the different forms of the mani-festation of active citizenship in Finland and abroad
be familiar with operations of institutions offering active citizenship and free, non-formal education

Credits info

5 EC

Fee info

EUR 500: Course fee. There is a 20 % discount for the UEF partner university students
EUR 200: Course fee for exchange students starting in autumn 2019.


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