Arctic Business Summer School

Arctic Business Summer School
6 August – 31 August 2018
Rovaniemi, Lapland University of Applied Sciences, Finland, School of Business and Culture
Lapland University of Applied Sciences is organising Arctic Business Summer School this year in Rovaniemi, Finland.
The summer school will be held for 4 weeks in August, 2018 on the topic of International Business and Innovations in the Arctic.
The summer school will be implemented in two phases: first two weeks full-time learning, guest lecturers, workshops and seminars in Rovaniemi, Finland and two-day study tour in Finnish Lapland region.
The two following weeks studies are conducted online: instructions, supervised teamwork and tasks are performed in virtual learning environment and it can be done from anywhere in the world. Through intensive four week studying programme students can earn 10 ECTS.
During the four weeks students will be able to obtain valuable knowledge on the Arctic from economical, geopolitical, cultural, social and environmental point of view. We will also implement Creative Steps 2.0 teaching method where students in small teams will go through an innovation process. We have local companies as commissionaires to provide the cases, however students are welcome to work on their own business ideas.
The language of instruction is English.
The application period closes on the 30th April 2018. Application can be submitted via the application form on our website:
Selected participants are a subject of a 800 EUR fee.
The fee entitles the students to the following benefits:
  • 10 ECTS study programme, all learning events (course materials, lectures, workshops, moderated company visits, certificate upon completion)
  • Organised two days study trip to discover Finnish Lapland and Arctic wilderness. Transportation and one night accommodation in traditional Finnish cottage are included in the fee.
  • Building Arctic Network Seminar
  • Visit to Santa Claus village and organised free-time activities in the nature of Lapland
Arctic Business Summer School:
Experience the midnight sun and the natural beauty of Lapland with us!
Experts from all over the world will come together in the heart of Lapland – Rovaniemi, Finland, to share their expertise on Arctic business, economics, environment, cross-border cooperation through learning in an international environment, interactive study approach ...
For questions and further information, please contact:
Anzelika Krastina<>
International Coordinator&Senior Lecturer
School of Business and Culture
Lapland University of Applied Sciences
Nikolett Plesér<>
Assistant, Arctic Business Summer School
School of Business and Culture
Lapland University of Applied Sciences