Turku, Finland

Health and Well-being from Finnish Nature

blended course
when 5 August 2024 - 16 August 2024
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 75

Main contents of the course are health and well-being effects of nature and various environments, nature-based methods for promoting health and well-being and developing, implementing and assessing evidence-based methods for promoting health and well-being. The course also includesactivities and adventures in various Finnish natures and environments in the Turku area.

Contact teaching in Turku. The start and/or finish of the course is completed online.

Course leader

Turku University of Applied Sciences

Elina Santala, Nina Rantalaiho and Riina Riihimäki

Target group

Undergraduate students with at least two years completed of Bachelor’s studies in any field.

Course aim

- you are familiar with health- and well-being effects and possibilities of nature
- you are familiar with nature-based methods to promote health and well-being
- you know how to search, plan, implement and assess nature-based interventions for promoting health- and well-being
- you are acquainted with Finnish nature and environments (in Turku area)

Fee info

EUR 75: The course fee includes:

- Registering to the course and customer service
- Teaching, study facilities in Turku