Study building in Finland for Foreigners

13.1.2024 - 2.3.2024

la: 10.30+-+13.00
133.00 €



Study-building in Finland for Foreigners
Vaasan yliopisto, Fabriikki
Viimeinen ilmoittautuminen

If you are a foreigner and you are interested in finding out the most useful study route for you in the Finnish educational space, then this training cycle is for you.

If you want to build the most effective personal learning trajectory for you as a foreigner in the Finnish field of educational services, then this series of trainings will be useful for you.


The training course "Study-building in Finland for Foreigners" is a cycle of author's trainings in the format of a creative workshop of interactive creative communication, aimed at the predictive creation and clear buildingof your effective route in the Finnish educational space.

There will be no boring lectures, there will be no dominance of lecturer speaking.

All meetings are held using innovative teaching methods of individual and group work.

Each lesson is an interactive social training and communicative workshop with elements of foresight, video analytics, case study, creative design and immersing.

The cycle provides for individual coaching with elements of stress management aimed at constructively clarifying your effective personal route in the Finnish educational space.

Key questions:

- strategy and tactics of “Study-building”: construction of personal educational trajectory for a foreigner in Finland

- structure and specifics of the Finnish educational space

- management of changes in educational expectations and preferences of a foreigner in Finland

- stress management in critical learning situations

 Lifelong education in the 21st Century: theory and practice (case study)

Language of instruction

The language of instruction is English.
At the request of the listeners, communications are available in Ukrainian, in Russian.

Target group

Graduates and students of foreign schools, their parents, adult foreigners facing the choice of an educational route in Finland.

The course can  be useful as a platform for advanced training in terms of mastering innovative didactic methods for specialists of information centers for helping migrants and refugees, for employees of training centers for foreigners,as well as for everyone who is interested in the experience of immersion in a unique creative environment of communicative training aimed at building an individual trajectory of personal growth through training in Finnish educational institutions.

Aim of the course

The course "Study-building in Finland for Foreigners" will teach you how to effectively navigate the educational services market in Finland;

The course "Study-building in Finland for Foreigners" will allow you to consciously design individual trajectories of vocational training within the framework of the modern concept of lifelong learning.

The "Study-building in Finland for Foreigners" course helps you adjust and reset your self-esteem in terms of your learning opportunities in the Finnish educational space and builds your self-confidence.


Elina Vanhemping, professor, PhD, author of the course, trainer-moderator of interactive development meetings


“A lot of coaches came to us. But we especially remember Professor Vanhemping's program. Many began to feel more successful. They develop their international educational projects more effectively, feel new forces for personal growth. Elina is a very strong coach with powerful charisma and creativity.” Lyazat Nurkatova. Eurasian National University

“The cycle of trainings and consultations from Elina Vanhemping helped me reset my expectations and successfully build not only my educational path, but also my professional career abroad in general.” Talgat Zharlygasinov, doctoral student of the Higher School of Economics and Business Al-Farabi Kazakh National University al-Farabi

“After a consulting course by Dr. Vanhеmping, my self-esteem has changed significantly and I graduated with honors from an overseas master's program.” Elena Petrenko, Tallinn

Course schedule & Price


Sat 13.1.  10.00-13.00
Sat 20.1. 1 0.00-13.00
Sat 27.1.  10.00-13.00
Sat   3.2.  10.00-13.00
Sat   3.2.  10.00-13.00
Sat  10.2. 10.00-13.00
Sat  17.2. 10.00-13.00
Sat  24.2. 10.00-13.00
Sat  2.3.   10.00-13.00 


University of Vaasa (Yliopistonranta 10, 65200 Vaasa)

Course fee

You can pay the course fee online after the registration. The fee can be paid through any Finnish online bank service or with a credit card.
The course fee can also be paid by an employer or another party, in which case the Summer University will send an invoice to the payer. In this case you can skip the online payment by closing the web browser.

Additional information

Elvira Kurmaeva      
044 754 5780