The University of Helsinki ranked among the top 100 universities worldwide, welcomes all students aged 15–19 to take part in developing innovations or novel approaches to address global challenges.
According to its strategy, the University of Helsinki wants to have global impact. It is one of the reasons for the university to organize an international, multidisciplinary Global Challenges Course for Youth from around the world. The course provides the participants with joy of insight and learning as well as many new friends.
International course for the youth will be organized virtually on August 3-4, 2021. This year, the course is based on working with global challenges on the theme of climate change. The course will be free of charge. See below for more information about the online course this year.
During the course, the students carry out small learning projects together in teams with the university students and researchers. Most of the collaborative learning takes place in an online environment.
The program of the course is diverse and is built on the basis of the participants’ interests.